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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  • Pierre Calderan
    Associate Navacelle
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  • Nicolas Maia
    Associate Navacelle
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  • Thomas Lapierre
    Associate Navacelle
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  • Salomé Garnier
    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 identified in 2021
as one of the world's top 100 firms for
cross-border investigations
NAVACELLE recognized once again in 2021
by Décideurs Magazine
International and Internal Investigations
Guide Compliance, Fraud & Investigations
Stéphane de Navacelle selected by peers
for inclusion in the 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers in France in
CRIMINAL DEFENSE
AND LITIGATION
NAVACELLE recognized once again in 2021
by The Legal 500 as
one of the top law firms in
COMPLIANCE
NAVACELLE recognized once again in 2021
by The Legal 500 as
one of the top law firms
in dispute resolution
WHITE COLLAR CRIME
Stéphane de Navacelle once again in 2021 picked in Chambers Europe ranking
Category Corporate Compliance & Investigations in France
Sources say: "He is incredibly diplomatic and good at navigating complicated clients."
Julie Zorrilla selected in
Women in Investigations 2021 as
ONE OF AN HUNDRED
EXCEPTIONAL WOMAN IN THE
WHITE COLLAR WORLD
NAVACELLE recognized once again in 2021
by Le Point
identifed as one of the Tier 1 law firm in
WHITE COLLAR CRIME

Latest news and insights

News & Noteworthy content from 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.
News
GIR 100 Navacelle
10 November 2021
Navacelle identified in GIR 100 2021
Navacelle identified as the French independent leading crossborder investigations practices by Global Investigations Review (GIR).
Events
21 October 2021
Etats généraux du droit social – How to prevent and deal with psychosocial risks: focus on the internal investig...
Stéphane de Navacelle participates in the workshop on internal investigations at the États Généraux du Droit Social organised by the CNB - Conseil national des barrea...
Stéphane de Navacelle
Managing partner Navacelle
Publication
Guide to Corporate Internal Investigations
9 November 2021
Guide to Corporate Internal Investigations by the American Bar Association
Julie Zorrilla and Stéphane de Navacelle contribute to the International Guide to Corporate Internal Investigations by the American Bar Association.
Stéphane de Navacelle
Managing partner Navacelle
Julie Zorrilla
Partner Navacelle
Analysis
17 November 2021
Ericsson’s violation of the terms of its Deferred Prosecution Agreement concluded with the Department of Justice a...
On 22 October 2021, Ericsson indicated that it received correspondence from the US Department of Justice (DoJ) accusing the group, by failing to disclose certain document...
Julie Zorrilla
Partner Navacelle
Pierre Calderan
Associate Navacelle
Nicolas Maia
Associate Navacelle
Podcast
7 June 2021
Amicus radio – Episode 5: Compliance and internal investigation – what future? (in French)
Reflections on the growing importance of compliance and internal investigation in business practice, their strengths and weaknesses, their challenges and future developme...

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