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 2021
Individual ranking litigation – Band 5
Antoine Dérot is described: « He is attentive to the needs of his clients. He has good analytical skills and an eye for details but also keeps in mind the broader objectives. » Antoine Dérot handles unfair competition, liability and contractual disputes. He is active in the retail, energy and insurance sectors.

Chambers Global 2021
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. Advises clients from the IT, insurance and real estate sectors. Offers capabilities on proceedings arising from distribution and franchise agreements.

Best lawyers 2021
Individual ranking: “Best Lawyers of the year in Retail Law”
Retail Law

Décideurs Contentieux et Arbitrage – 2021
Contentieux commercial – Excellent
Antitrust – Excellent
Contentieux financier et haut de bilan – Forte notoriété
Arbitrage international – Pratique réputée
Médiation – Forte notoriété
Droit de la distribution – Forte notoriété
Droit de la franchise – Pratique réputée

Legal 500 2020
Résolution des litiges – Contentieux commercial et de droit des sociétés – Tier 3 Firm
La pratique contentieuse de Reinhart Marville Torre repose sur un effectif de plus d’une quinzaine d’avocats qui sont en capacité de traiter un grand répertoire de litiges. Le cabinet est notamment mandaté par des fonds d’investissement pour gérer des conflits d’actionnaires. Il intervient aussi dans des litiges portant sur des opérations de fusions-acquisitions. Le cabinet traite enfin de nombreux contentieux commerciaux et des procédures en concurrence déloyale pour différents clients, dont plusieurs grands groupes spécialisés dans les secteurs de l’énergie et de la grande distribution. Antoine Dérot codirige l’équipe.

Option Droit et Affaires 2020
Contentieux d’acquisition – 4*
Contentieux financier, boursier et réglementaire AMF – 2*

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