Anne Dumas-L’Hoir

Confidence - Determination - Involvement


Anne Dumas-L’Hoir is the head of the commercial law and litigation practice. She provides general advice, assists her clients for the negotiation and drafting of their commercial contracts, and represents them during pre-litigation and litigation in commercial, civil, and criminal court and in arbitral tribunals.

Ms. Dumas-L’Hoir and her team are involved in contract litigation, liability litigation (liability in contract or tort, product defects, and industrial risks), commercial and business law (including termination of commercial relationships, unfair competition, advertising, post-acquisition litigation, and shareholder disputes) and transportation law (including aviation).

Lastly, Anne Dumas-L’Hoir also has a corporate criminal law practice and represents companies and/or management in criminal proceedings against them or against their former employees, in such areas as misuse of corporate assets, breach of trust, and criminal employment law.

Ms. Dumas-L’Hoir works on complex matters for French and international companies and groups, both listed and unlisted, and in both the industrial and service sectors.


Ms. Dumas-l’Hoir and her team advise English-speaking clients and are thus experienced in transnational relations and the resulting legal issues (in particular governing law, jurisdiction, exequatur procedures, enforcement of French decisions overseas, and enforcement of foreign judgments in France).


Anne Dumas-L’Hoir is listed as distinguished by the Legal 500 guide in the magazine Option Droit & Affaires for litigation related to acquisitions, product defects, and corporate criminal law, as well as in Décideurs magazine.


Ms. Dumas-L’Hoir was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2000, she holds a degree (maîtrise) in business law from Paris II Assas and a masters (DESS) in business law from Paris XII.


Before joining SVZ, Ms. Dumas-L’Hoir was a Local Partner with Baker Mc Kenzie, Paris (2000 – 2011)