The Firm 

CORUS, société d’avocats

CORUS, a specialized and independent business law firm, focuses on corporate and distribution. CORUS has developed in these areas a specific expertise in the strategic operations of the insurance stakeholders: governance, partnerships, group structuring, mergers and acquisitions, distribution schemes, innovative contracts. Dealing with transversal issues, the firm runs a multidisciplinary network of partners, CORUS Partenaires, with legal, financial or actuarial expertise, complementary to its own skills.

Experience with international standards

CORUS has been founded in 2013 by Thierry Bernard, who has over 20 years of experience practising in leading French and international law firms.

A sense of commitment

Our firm’s teams are passionate about their work. Both substance and the form are fundamental. We are committed to providing clear and precise advice that is operational.

Close to our clients

The loyalty of our clients had enabled us to build up substantial practical experience in the issues of their specific economic sectors and, in particular, in insurance, real estate, building and public works, banking, IT, health and publishing.

Renowned expertise

Our teams regularly receive recognition in the rankings of both national and international guides and specialised publications: Legal500 (EMEA / Paris), Décideurs Juridiques, Lawinfrance, etc.

Advisory & litigation

We act in an advisory capacity as well in litigation in our areas of expertise. Our litigation practice is essential for boosting our ability to anticipate when drafting and negotiating agreements. We also assist our clients in alternative dispute resolution (conciliation, mediation and arbitration).

An international practice

We advise foreign companies and their counsel on a daily basis in the development of their activities in France. We are committed to providing instructive and operational advice. We also advise French companies seeking assistance with coordinating their foreign counsel.

Fees under control

Our services are invoiced on the basis of time spent with hourly rates adjusted according to the experience and specialisation of the lawyers involved as well as the nature of the case. Invoices are broken down and normally issued monthly. Flat-rate invoicing or no win, no fee are also available where possible.