Grâce Favrel is an English speaking barrister based in Paris.
The firm is a dynamic boutique disputes firm specialising in the defense of fundamental rights. It works primarily in the area of human rights law, criminal law, environmental law and international law.
Human rights: The firm provides legal counsel to victim of human rights violations. Legal representation and advice are provided on diverse issues including the right to life, right to dignity, right to private life, right to a fair trial and the right to property.
Environment law: The right to a healthy environment is most important right. This is why the firm provides legal advice and representation to client that have suffered from environmental damages. For example, the firm brings claims against multinational companies whose commercial operations, whether in France or abroad, have caused harm to individuals or groups. The firm also counsel clients (including businesses) on their legal rights and obligations with respect to the environment.
Criminal law: The firm intervenes at all stages of the criminal procedure. It represents clients during preliminary enquiries, before the investigative judge, during hearings and before the penitentiary administration. It also counsels victims for the recovery of damages and represent them during trial. In international criminal law, the firm is competent for complex extradition cases, torture cases and European arrest warrant.
International law: The firm represents clients before international courts including the International Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights, the African Court of human rights and people and the UN human rights committee.
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