+33 (0)1 42 66 89 00

ABOUT Wenner


70 Boulevard de Courcelles
75017 Paris

T: +33 1 42 66 89 00
F: +33 1 42 66 89 01

Jean-Francois DAVENE
E: jean-francois.davene@wenner.eu

E: jens.foerderer@wenner.eu

WENNER is a law firm comprising French, German and Italian lawyers that has been founded in Paris by Dr. Wolfgang WENNER in 1960.


It is our ambition to provide you with the best solutions taking into account your particular needs and the constraints arising out of the respective legal and lingual environment.

Our mission is and remains to be lawyers you trust, lawyers who you seek out as advisors thanks to their qualifications and their personality. We ensure the high degree of specialization that you have a right to expect from a qualified advice team.


Our Areas of Expertise

We assist our clients on any legal questions and issues related to their businesses. We advise, organize, and represent you before courts and in arbitration procedures before domestic and international authorities and closely cooperate with tax advisers and notaries with international expertise in France, Germany and Italy.


Corporate Law

  • Creation and liquidation of companies
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Restructuring
  • Legal organisation of corporate management and set-up of contractual documentation in that regard
  • Insolvency Law


Labour Law

  • Employment contracts
  • Preparation and implementation of dismissals
  • Dissolution contracts
  • Assistance in case of redundancies and shutdown of establishments
  • Restructuring
  • Transfer of undertakings
  • Labour law due diligence
  • Work regulations / Company agreements
  • Remuneration schemes
  • Working hours schemes
  • Employee participation
  • Broad representation in labour law disputes

Commercial Law

  • General commercial law
  • Commercial agency
  • Distribution agreements
  • Franchising
  • General terms and conditions (Sale and Purchase)
  • Product liability
  • Consumer protection
  • Transport law
  • Leasing
  • Insurance law
  • Collateral security


Intellectual Property and Competition Law

  • Unfair competition, advertising
  • Antitrust law
  • Trademarks, badges, labels etc
  • Copyright
  • Licensing law, licensing agreements
  • Information technology and new media


Construction Law

  • Public and private construction law
  • Public contracts and public procurement
  • Acquisition and development of real estate projects
  • Approval processes


Real Estate

  • Purchase and transfer (sale and inheritance) of real estate
  • Commercial leases


Energy Law

  • Renewable Energies
  • Project development (wind farms, solar projects)


Environmental Law

  • Waste disposal laws
  • Regulatory authorisation to operate (e.g. sites subject to authorisation)