Antoine Dérot - Avocat Associé - RMT

Antoine Dérot

Partner – Paris Bar


  • Counsel to a bank in a number of disputes relating to the marketing of derivatives (judicial resolution or mediation)
  • Counsel to a household electrical appliances brand in a significant dispute with an SS2I relating to the design and implementation of new software
  • Counsel to a game software publisher in a dispute relating to practices which restrict competition and boycotting practices
  • Counsel to a manufacturer in a multi-jurisdictional dispute arising from the existence of contamination liable to harm food safety
  • Settlement of a shareholder dispute in the context of establishing a joint venture in the food industry
  • Representation in a large number of proceedings arising from the breakdown of established commercial relations (delisting)
  • Counsel in the development of affiliation systems (franchises etc.) in the interest of a manufacturer, a distribution company and a theme restaurant chain
  • Assistance in the design and installation of central purchasing and listing bodies
  • Assistance in the notification of an internal merger in the medical field


  • Contractual disputes
  • Banking and financial disputes
  • Commercial practices

Antoine is among the lawyers recommended by Chambers and Legal 500 in litigation and in competition and distribution law.

Antoine practises in the area of dispute resolution. Familiar with alternative methods of dispute settlement, particularly mediation, he is primarily involved with commercial and financial litigation.
He runs the Competition/Consumer Affairs/Distribution department in the framework of which he assists the firm’s clients in developing and implementing their commercial practices.
In particular, Antoine advises banking and financial establishments, players in the large-scale distribution and restaurant sectors, corporate services companies, as well as manufacturers, software publishers and producers of food products.
Antoine started his career with the firms Rambaud-Martel and Deprez Dian Guignot and became a partner of the firm in 1999. He regularly participates in training courses on certain types of litigation and on distribution and consumer law topics.

Chambers Global 2022
Individual ranking litigation – Band 5
Antoine Dérot advises clients from a range of sectors on unfair competition, liability and contractual disputes. Clients characterise him as a “super and excellent individual.”

Chambers Global 2022
Litigation – Band 4
What the team is known for
Noted for its provision of litigation services on civil as well as commercial disputes. Acts on liability, unfair competition and shareholder disputes, with further capabilities on proceedings arising from distribution and franchise agreements. Advises clients from the IT, insurance and real estate sectors.

Best lawyers 2022
Individual ranking: “Best Lawyers of the year in Retail Law”
Retail Law

Décideurs Contentieux et Arbitrage – 2022
Contentieux commercial – Excellent
Antitrust & pratiques anticoncurentielles – Excellent
Contentieux financier et haut de bilan – Forte notoriété
Médiation – Forte notoriété
Droit de la distribution – Forte notoriété
Arbitrage international – Pratique réputée
Droit de la franchise – Pratique de qualité

Option Droit et Affaires 2022
Contentieux d’acquisition – 4*
Contentieux financier, boursier et réglementaire AMF – 2*

Legal 500 2021
Résolution des litiges – Contentieux commercial et de droit des sociétés – Tier 2 Firm
Reinhart Marville Torre est doté d’une équipe étoffée, qui gère des litiges commerciaux et de fusions-acquisitions, ainsi que des conflits d’actionnaires. Le cabinet est mandaté par une clientèle de premier plan, incluant plusieurs grands acteurs dans les secteurs de la vente et de l’immobilier, ainsi que des fonds d’investissement. L’équipe est en charge d’un volant d’affaires bien fourni, comprenant plusieurs conflits d’actionnaires majeurs. Elle est également impliquée dans plusieurs affaires de concurrence déloyale et dans un important litige indemnitaire faisant suite à une condamnation en droit de la concurrence.

  • Maîtrise de Droit des affaires et Fiscalité – Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Langues: French/English