27.03.2024 - Awards

Oyat is ranked by The Legal 500 EMEA 2024 in 3 categories

Ranked in:

IT and Internet – Tier 3

What our clients say:

‘Marie-Hélène Tonnellier and her team have a wide range of skills and experience that cover the broad range of TMT issues and the standards of excellence are high whatever the issue. I am therefore able to refer work to them with absolute confidence in their knowledge of their sector particularly with regard to artificial intelligence, data exchange and new developments such as the Data Act and the Data Governance Act, which are raising important new challenges for our clients.’

‘Although the team is small, it is comprehensive in its coverage of the technology sector. The team is experienced and is very much at the forefront of developments in the technology sector.’

‘They are always responsive and provide very clear and practical advice. We have full confidence in them and their abilities, particularly to deal with English-speaking clients. They are also very reasonable in terms of fees.’

‘Marie-Hélène Tonnellier is a well-known name in the technology sector and is always seen at the key technology law conferences, both as participant and speaker. She has incredible breadth of expertise and is always super responsive. She works very hard for clients and is passionate about getting the best outcomes for them. As well as her incredible technical abilities she is also extremely charming and wonderful to work with. I would highly recommend her to my clients and have done so on many occasions over the years.’

‘Highly responsive and display an excellent sense of understanding client needs. They are very easy to deal with and this is achieved by establishing an excellent relationship of trust and confidence. Their fees are reasonable and they provide commercial and pragmatic solutions that are clearly explained and expertly documented.’


Administrative and public law – Tier 3

What our clients say:

‘Availability, responsiveness, tight team. OYAT always provides measured, precise and well-argued opinions and analyses.’

‘Laurent de la Brosse stands out for his perspective and objectivity on each file. He has very specific expertise in public business law. He never has any preconceptions or certainties on the subjects submitted to him. Laurent de la Brosse demonstrates great perspective and great objectivity of analysis.’

‘The team is attentive and available. Offers suitable solutions.’

‘Very present and responsive team. Clear and operational answers.’

‘Laurent de la Brosse knows our requirements particularly well’

‘Multidisciplinary team, available and flexible.’

‘Responsive and competent team.’


Private equity: venture/growth capital – Tier 3

What our clients say:

‘A high-quality team. Caroline Basdevant-Soulié: exceptional, deal maker, attentive, good technical skills.’

‘The Oyat team is very dynamic, pragmatic with a very pleasant and friendly relationship while being professional.’

‘Caroline Basdevant-Soulié and Guillaume Ledoux: very competent, very good interpersonal contact, efficient.’

‘Caroline Basdevant-Soulié for her pragmatism, flexibility and quick and efficient responses.’

‘The team is very professional, available and attentive to the expectations of its customers. It facilitates negotiations and the progress of projects.’

‘Caroline Basdevant-Soulié has extensive expertise in private equity operations. She perfectly understands the business challenges of her clients.’


Full rankings accessible here


Oyat avocats - Charlotte Barraco-David
Charlotte Barraco-David
Lawyer - Counsel · Digital and innovation - Personal data
Oyat avocats - Guillaume Ledoux
Guillaume Ledoux
Partner · M&A - Private Equity
Oyat avocats - Laurent de la Brosse
Laurent de la Brosse
Founding Partner · Public business law – Complex structures
Oyat avocats - Romain Canot
Romain Canot
Partner · Environmental law / Energies - Public business law
Oyat avocats - Marie-Hélène Tonnellier
Marie-Hélène Tonnelier
Founding Partner · Digital/IP
Oyat avocats - Caroline Basdevant-Soulié
Caroline Basdevant-Soulié
Founding Partner · M&A - Private Equity