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Astura is a boutique law firm specialized in advising businesses and their managers.


Astura’s team of dedicated lawyers advises its French and international clients in conducting their external growth and development transactions, implementing their IT projects, operating and protecting their intangible assets and managing crises.

Astura handles all aspects of corporate law (mergers and acquisitions, financing, capital markets, corporate restructuring), information technology law (large IT projects, development, licensing, maintenance, e-commerce, data privacy), intellectual property law (trademark, copyright, designs), commercial law and litigation/arbitration.

Astura collaborates with a number of independent law firms specialized in complementary areas of law in France and abroad. Astura works on an integrated basis with its partners network.

The founders of Astura have significant experience working in leading Anglo-Saxon law firms, and a number of team members have practiced in New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

Astura has been recommended for the third year in a row by Legal 500 Paris edition 2015/2016:

  • in mergers and acquisitions as a “young, dynamic and technically top-notch” firm, having an “insightful approach to the matters” and a “double competence in both mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property which is very precious”. Recommended for its “very valuable professional network” and its “great thoroughness”, the team also has “an excellent knowledge of Anglo-Saxon practices”. The firm mainly deals with middle size transactions, but is capable of acting in larger ones”.
  • in information technology as a firm having the “ability to understand technical stakes and their implications in complex deals” and delivering a “professional, ethical and efficient work”. It advises large user groups and services providers. Its “sound knowledge of case law in IT systems is a value added mean in the orientation of attack or defence strategies”.
  • in intellectual property as a firm delivering an “efficient work, of excellent quality” and which "fighting spirit and sense of strategy that often make the difference in a matter".