PHPG Law Firm

Concentrating in the industrial activity of major corporations, PREEL HECQUET PAYET-GODEL
is a law firm which provides counsel and assistance to large industries and their French and foreign insurance companies.

The three partners, as members of the UIA (Union Internationale des Avocats), International Lawyers Union), have established privileged relationship in foreign countries, with many well known law firms, specialized in insurance law. Thus, it is possible to manage international and european cases.

  • Preel Hecquet Payet-Godel (PHPG & Partners) est "spécialiste des sinistres de responsabilité civile". Les avocats font preuve d’une "rapidité exceptionnelle", d’une "efficacité remarquable" et d’une "expertise incontestable". L’activité est animée par Jean-Marie Préel, Françoise Hecquet et Jean-Baptiste Payet-Godel. Le cabinet représente de grandes compagnies d’assurance et des industriels. L'expertise est de premier plan pour les questions de risques industriels et d’assurance construction.

  • Preel Hecquet Payet-Godel (PHPG & Partners) est "incontournable pour la gestion de contentieux en matière de sinistre". Le cabinet représente de grands assureurs et des industriels. L'activité est développée par Françoise Hecquet qui est recommandée pour ses compétences techniques, sa réactivité et ses capacités d’écoute du client, par Jean-Marie Préel et par Jean-Baptiste Payet-Godel, un avocat qui "connait très bien le métier de la construction" et qui est estimé pour "la qualité de ses interventions et les très bons résultats obtenus".

  • Notre cabinet Preel Hecquet Payet-Godel (PHPG & Partners) est recommandé dans la nouvelle version 2011 révisée de The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa.

    Le cabinet a été recommandé dans les domaines suivants :
    - Conseil et contentieux en matière contractuelle et commercial
    - Assurance

Our specialties

Areas of concentration

We have acquired experience in the following business sectors:

  • Aeronautics
  • Food industry
  • Automotive industry
  • Construction
    • engineering structures
    • framing
    • roofing
    • steel framing
    • water lines
  • HVAC
  • Chemicals
  • Electricity
  • Electronics
  • Industrial packaging
  • Energy
  • Civil engineering / construction
  • High technology
  • Fire / explosion
  • Information technology
  • Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical laboratories
  • Lifting and material handling equipment
  • Mechanics
  • Metallurgical industry
  • Engines and turbines
  • Nuclear
  • Painting, glaziery and cladding
  • Paper manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Health
  • Waste treatment / purification stations
  • Transport: rail, car

Our worldwide activities

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Our services

The PHPG & Partners quality charter places the emphasis on the following 6 principles when handling cases:
Availability - Commitment - Experience with technical cases - Teamwork with the client, his engineers and assessors - Correspondents worldwide - A pragmatic approach.

 

Our clients consult us in the following areas:

Litigation

we represent our clients in all French and foreign jurisdictions and provide assistance with French "expertise",

Arbitration

assistance and representation in arbitration proceedings,

Legal counsel and advice

consulting on insurance law, drafting of polices, consultation with respect to public procurement contracts, establishing product recall procedures, assistance with regard to risk prevention and product traceability, corporate risk management plans in liaison with the risk manager, analysis of contracts and advice in contractual matters, prevention and resolution of industrial disputes, assistance with administrative authorities (DGCCRF, DSV,DGA...),

Training

organization of customized seminars for businesses, monitoring and reporting of legal developments.

Our team

PHPG has been founded in july 2007 by Jean-Marie Preel, Françoise Hecquet and Jean-Baptiste Payet-Godel, former partners of CLYDE & Co Paris.

The firm works in close collaboration with:

Colleagues in France

they have established privileged relationships with a network of law firms located in France and in the French Overseas Departments and Territories

Consultants in foreign law

they have two consultants specialized in Spanish and Italian law

Colleagues abroad

they have signed a cooperation agreement with COZEN O'CONNOR (United-States, United-Kingdom) and JOHN STRUB & SEILER, a prominent German law firm and other leading firms (Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Greece, Argentina, Spain, Japan). They also have access to the "network" members of the UIA (Union Internationale des Avocats).

News

The PHPG law firm is officially rated by Legal 500 and Chambers
Jean-Marie PREEL, Françoise HECQUET, Jean-Baptiste PAYET-GODEL
01/01/2017

PHPG law firm is referenced with Legal 500 in Insurance Law and Commercial and Business Litigation. Its lawyers' professionalism and availability and their strong knowledge of engineering businesses are notable.

PHPG law firm is also distinguished by Chambers in Insurance Law due to its understanding of all aspects of that area of practice.

Contract law: new illegal clauses have emerged
Romain BRUILLARD
15/12/2016

In l'Argus de l'Assurance's issue dated December 15th, 2016, the firm published an article on illegal terms and conditions and the consequences of new contract law requirements after the February 10th, 2016 Order regarding the modifications of the Civil Code that entered into force on October 1st, 2016.

What if the insurers abandoned subrogation!
Romain BRUILLARD
03/11/2016

In l'Argus de l'Assurance's issue dated November 3rd, 2016, the firm published an article on the possibility for Insurers to replace the traditional subrogation by the new system of assignment of claims created by the February 10th, 2016 Order regarding the modifications of the Civil Code that entered into force on October 1st, 2016.

Our offices

PHPG takes on cases both in France and internationally

In France

 

PHPG
3 avenue Bugeaud
75116 PARIS

Tel : +33 (0)1 58 05 25 35
Fax : +33 (0)1 58 05 25 36

phpg@phpg-avocats.com

internationally

United States - United Kingdom - Canada

Cozen O'Connor Attorneys
16th Floor, 45 Broadway
NY 10006.3792 NEW-YORK

Tel : +1 (212) 908 1242
Contact : Christopher KENDE

(Framework agreement signed with the law firm)

Germany

John, Strub, Seiler & Kollegen
Sulzbachstrasse 22
D 66111 SAARBRUCKEN

Tel : +49 (0)6 81 93 64 30
Contact : Klaus JOHN

(Framework agreement signed with the law firm)

Close working relationships have also been forged with foreign law firms (Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Greece, Argentina, Spain, Japan) and with members of the International Association of Lawyers.

Contact

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