Our history of assisting the firm’s clients

For over a decade, the team has advised and assisted boards, committees and management facing tough calls while setting up, reviewing and testing ethics & compliance programs. In addition to legal liability, the firm advises on issues of conflicts of interests, independence, reporting and transparency along with reputational risk.

Navacelle is an Investigations & compliance, Risk mitigation, Crisis management, Governance, White collar defence and Dispute resolution firm based in Paris and with a global reach.

We also represent clients in multi-jurisdictional criminal prosecutions, civil and administrative enforcement authorities, tackling parallel investigations, criminal judicial cooperation, protection of individuals’ rights and handling of evidence.

Navacelle carries out investigations aimed at assessing the appropriateness of systems and controls in place and offer training tailored to clients’ needs.

« We are lawyers, trained to the highest professional and ethical standards,
who empower the firm’s clients »
Stéphane de Navacelle
  • Stéphane de Navacelle
    Managing partner Navacelle
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  • Julie Zorrilla
    Partner Navacelle
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  • Thomas Lapierre
    Associate Navacelle
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  • Pierre Calderan
    Associate Navacelle
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  • Salomé Garnier
    Associate Navacelle
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  • Nicolas Maia
    Associate Navacelle
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  • Laura Ragazzi
    Associate Navacelle
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We believe you can’t be static in a changing world

but find the way to be fulfilled en route

We seek to be a better version of ourselves, as individuals and as a team. To be able to fulfill one’s role correctly it is tantamount to be able to understand the role of and rely on others. As our practices and clients’ needs grow, the roles and responsibilities are relocated so that each member of the team and the team as a whole progresses.

Focus on clients and their needs
Build a complementary team to be whole
Engage with communities to stay ahead of the curve
« We thrive to assist each member of the team to find his/her path and that he/she can accomplish it within the firm »
Julie Zorrilla
Accolades Navacelle
NAVACELLE recognized once again in 2022
by Le Point
identifed as one of the Tier 1 law firm in
COMPLIANCE
NAVACELLE recognized once again in 2022
by The Legal 500 as
one of the top law firms in
COMPLIANCE
NAVACELLE recognized once again in 2022
by Corporate INTL Global Awards
as International White Collar Crime Law Firm of the Year in
WHITE COLLAR CRIME
Stéphane de Navacelle once again in 2022 picked in Chambers Europe ranking
Category Corporate Compliance & Investigations in France
Sources say: "skilled lawyer, confident and experienced"
NAVACELLE recognized once again in 2022
by Global Law Expert
as International White Collar Crime Law Firm of the Year in
WHITE COLLAR CRIME
NAVACELLE recognized once again in 2022
by Décideurs Magazine
Financial Market & Banking regulators and strock market litigation
Guide Litigation & Arbitration
Stéphane de Navacelle recognized once again in 2022
as Global Elite Thought Leader in
BUSINESS CRIME DEFENSE
CORPORATES
NAVACELLE recognized in 2022 by Décideurs Magazine
White Collar Crime
Guide Litigation & Arbitration

Latest news and insights

News & Noteworthy content from Navacelle

News
L’après Sapin II : de simples ajustements pratiques ou une vraie révolution
11 April 2022
The post-Sapin 2 law: merely modifications or a real revolution? (in french)
The law of 9 December 2016, known as the Sapin 2 law, opened a new era in the fight against corruption in France[1]. Five years after its entry into force, assesments and...
Théo Mercier
Trainee lawyer
Julie Zorrilla
Partner Navacelle
Laura Ragazzi
Associate Navacelle
Analysis
Framework document of 11 October 2021 on competition compliance programmes
14 March 2022
The French Competition Authority : new draft guide on compliance programs
On 11 October 2021, almost ten years after its first publication [1], the French Competition Authority has published, for consultation, a new draft framework document on ...
Pauline Bomm
Trainee lawyer
Julie Zorrilla
Partner Navacelle
Nicolas Maia
Associate Navacelle
Event
16 May 2022
3rd edition of Judge-lawyer-legal counsel training session (in French)
Stéphane de Navacelle participates under the auspices of the ENM – Ecole Nationale de la Magistrature, l’AFJE – Association Française des juristes d’entreprise...
Publication
Corporate criminal liability under french law - a decade of dramatic change
19 April 2022
Corporate criminal liability under French law, a decade of dramatic change
Introduction of the french law in the journal of Japanese Institute of International Business Law about corporate criminal liability in France over a decade of dramatic c...
Pauline Bomm
Trainee lawyer
Stéphane de Navacelle
Managing partner Navacelle
Pierre Calderan
Associate Navacelle
Video
13 April 2021
Artificial intelligence at the service of cross-border investigations (in French)
Stéphane de Navacelle answers Arnaud Dumourier, Editor-in-chief Le Monde du Droit, on artificial intelligence in cross-border investigations.
Podcast
15 February 2022
Anti-corruption and international risk perspectives from recent developments in France
Focus on the current anti-corruption landscape in France, whose historical reputation for less aggressive enforcement has recently given way to a robust and proactive ant...
Patrick Doherty
Lawyer
Stéphane de Navacelle
Managing partner Navacelle
Press review
Press review - week of 16 May 2022
20 May 2022
Press review – Week of 16 May 2022
In the press review, you will find the latest news in criminal procedure and criminal law, including a decision on reasonable delay rendered by the ECHR, a decree on the ...
Tanguy Cremet
Trainee lawyer
Pauline Bomm
Trainee lawyer
David Duran Hernandez
Trainee lawyer
Théo Mercier
Trainee lawyer

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