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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    Associate Navacelle
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  • Nicolas Maia
    Associate Navacelle
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  • Laura Ragazzi
    Associate Navacelle
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    Associate Navacelle
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  • Juliette Musso
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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
Julie Zorrilla recognized in 2022
as Global Leader in
NAVACELLE recognized once again in 2022
by The Lawyer Network
as International Law Firm of the Year in
NAVACELLE recognized once again in 2022
by Le Point
identifed as one of the Tier 1 law firm in
NAVACELLE recognized once again in 2022
by The Legal 500 as
one of the top law firms in
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 Law Firm of the Year in
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

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The French duty of care in the context of its Europe-wide application
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Webinar: How to successfully conduct an investigation?
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International Criminal Law, International Courts, and Judicial Affairs - ABA
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International Legal Developments 2021 in Review – American Bar Association
Navacelle co-author of the 2021 annual review of international legal developments of the American Bar Association International Law Section (ABA).
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.
reforms suggested by compliance professionals
21 July 2022
Vigilance: reforms suggested by compliance professionals
Simplification of the legal framework, exemption from criminal liability, better coordination of litigation, a future authority responsible for the duty of vigilance and ...
Press review
Press review - Week of 19 September 2022
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Press review – Week of 19 September 2022
In this week's press review, you will discover the criminal initiatives at the European Union level announced by the President of the European Commission, and the new Fre...

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