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Erwan Briant



25-27 rue d'Astorg
75008 Paris

Office Telephone: +33 1 44 94 40 50
Office Fax: +33 1 42 65 46 25

Direct Dial (Paris): +33 1 44 94 31 06 Download VCard

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Erwan specialises in transportation law, in particular shipping law. He assists and represents carriers, shipowners, freight forwarders and charterers in their various legal issues, ranging from legal advices to litigation.

Before joining HFW, Erwan was a legal advisor in the legal department of a major port and railways operator, during which time he was able to manage various legal issues, from company creation to criminal litigation, concerning the group's port, rail and shipping agency subsidiaries. 

Erwan is fluent in French and English. He is a member of the Paris Bar. 

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The Paris office advises on maritime and air transportation issues, insurance, reinsurance, industrial risks, infrastructure and construction, energy, international trade and commodities.

The office has a strong reputation in the field of commercial litigation and arbitration and has built a significant transactional practice over recent years, advising on corporate, financial, commercial law and international projects.

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