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François Dainelli



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 83 Download VCard

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Francois focuses on transportation law, in particular aerospace and shipping law. He advises and represents airlines, airports, shipowners, freight forwarders and their insurers in a vast array of litigation, ranging from passenger claims to cargo disputes and multi-jurisdiction major catastrophe losses. Prior to joining HFW, François worked for the legal department of a French energy company and in international law firms in Paris, during which time he acquired a technical knowledge of Court proceedings and arbitration. François is a French native and speaks fluent 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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