VALUES AND AWARDS

PUGNACITY, RESPONSIVENESS & TACTIC

Renowned by his peers for his pugnacity with his opponents and dedication and commitment to the cause of his clients, SPARTANS AVOCATS works both in France and abroad in the most complex cases that require responsiveness and a strategic approach.

APPOINTED AS “RISING STAR” BY LEADERS LEAGUE

Led by a seasoned lawyer, the firm was founded by Matthias Pujos and has gained a strong reputation after its many successful cases..

In March 2019, Matthias Pujos was appointed as “Rising Star” by Leaders League – Magazine Décideurs Juridiques (click here). In January 2020, he was also appointed as the embodiment of the next generation of French business lawyers by Leaders League – Magazine Décideurs Juridiques (click here).

TEAM

Matthias Pujos, founding partner

For ten years, Matthias Pujos has been practicing in the most prestigious law firms in Paris. He spent seven of these years alongside his mentors, Maîtres Francois Sureau and Patrice Spinosi, French Supreme Court lawyers.

After graduating from the Pantheon-Assas University in Paris, Matthias Pujos developed a passion for procedural disputes and has since specialized in criminal, civil, and commercial litigation.

Operational reserve officer with the French Legion, Matthias Pujos is a Knight in the National Order of Merit of the French Republic.

He also teaches oratory to senior officers of the French War School – French Ministry of the Armed Forces, since 2016

Salomé Amato, associate

Salomé Amato, member of the Paris Bar, joined SPARTANS AVOCATS in 2020 as an associate.

She graduated with Universities Panthéon-Assas and Descartes in Paris, from where she completed a Master’s degree in Business Law and Management and a Master of Business Administration.

Trained within prestigious French and Anglo-Saxon law firms, as well as in the legal department of Total S.A., she has developed significant experience in civil and business litigation.

Her dual Anglo-French nationality and her experience in a British business law firm are major assets in the handling of cross-border cases managed by SPARTANS AVOCATS.

Outstanding judicial SUCCESSES

03/11/2020

PARIS CIVIL COURT OF APPEAL

Exequatur - Victorious defense of a Turkish tycoon to whom the Republic of Turkey was claiming, before French courts, 380 million Euros (click here)

17/09/2020

FRENCH SUPREME COURT

International preventive seizures (landmark case) - Définitive release of preventive seizures carried on by a foreign State, in France, over assets worthing 2.1 billion euros (click here)

02/07/2020

LYON CRIMINAL COURT

International money laundering organization - Immediate release of the dean member of a money laundering organization between France, Italy, Algeria and Dubaï - financial stake over 70 million euros (click here)

04/07/2019

PARIS CIVIL COURT OF APPEAL

International preventive seizures - Release of preventive seizures carried on by a foreign State, in France, against a business man (click here)

23/05/2019

ARMORICAN CIVIL COURT (NANTES)

Gestational surrogacy - First judicial recognition in France of the "mother of intention" whose child is born from her gametes (click here)

27/03/2019

PARIS CIVIL COURT

Exequatur - Victorious defense of a Turkish tycoon to whom the Republic of Turkey was claiming, before French courts, 380 million Euros (click here)

18/12/2018

PARIS CIVIL COURT

International preventive seizures - Release of preventive seizures carried on by a foreign State, in France, over assets worthing 2.1 billion euros (click here)

17/10/2018

CRIMINAL COURT OF SOUTHERN CORSICA (AJACCIO)

Criminal - Innocence granted to a Corsican independantist indicted on homicide charges (click here)

06/09/2018

PARIS CIVIL COURT OF APPEAL

International preventive seizures - Release of preventive seizures carried on by a foreign State, in France, over assets worthing 2.1 billion euros (click here)

14/10/2016

FRENCH CONSTITUTIONAL COUNCIL

White collar crime - Victorious defense of 200 plaintiffs in the context of a "priority preliminary ruling on constitutionality" relating to a criminal French law provision (click here)

21/03/2014

PARIS CIVIL COURT

Civil - Victorious lawsuits against a former French Minister of Justice for violation of image rights (click here)

Contact

20, avenue de Wagram
75008 Paris (France)
Tél : + 33 (0)1.47.64.94.82 | Fax : + 33 (0)1.53.01.07.14
Toque : A288