Commercial Law

Based in the Mediterranean area, BIA Avocats advises and assists French companies with commercial law.
BIA Avocats also helps foreign companies wishing to expand their business into France and more specifically German companies.

Our expertise adaptively accompanies each phase of your company’s development:

Enterprise Creation

  • Company formation (SAS, SA, SARL, SCI, SEL…)‏
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Setting up foreign companies in France
  • Grants and funding

Legal Services

  • Annual general meetings
  • Approval of annual accounts
  • Changes in company status
  • Formalities
  • General Terms of Sale
  • Commercial leases
  • Corporation Tax Law


  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Capital increase
  • Transformation
  • Industrial and commercial contracts
  • Joint ventures


  • Disposal of companies
  • Liability guarantee
  • Transfer of businesses
  • Transfer of lease agreements
  • Transfer of clientele
  • Partial contribution of assets agreement
  • Setting up holding companies


  • Disputes between partners
  • Commercial disputes
  • Industrial liability
  • Debt collection
  • Business lease disputes
  • Arbitration
  • Tax litigation

International development

  • Location of foreign companies in France
  • Foreign contracts and partnerships
  • Drawing up contracts and negotiations in English and German
  • Tax advice for foreign residents

Complementary skills in partnership

In certain cases, when necessary, BIA Avocats calls upon  selected specialists for their expertise in certain specific areas of law. In particular, in the field of litigation, we cooperate with DLJ Associés (logo+link). BIA Avocats,in answering your particular needs, oversees the quality of all exchanges and ensures the checking, follow-up and general coherence of your files.