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 2023
Individual ranking litigation – Band 5
Antoine Dérot advises clients from a range of sectors, including retail, banking and energy, on liability and contractual disputes.” Clients say: “Antoine Dérot provides thorough analysis of cases and great strategies that align with clients’ interests. He is smart and pragmatic.

Chambers Global 2023
Litigation – Band 4
What the team is known for
Reinhart Marville Torre is noted for its provision of litigation services on civil as well as commercial disputes. The team acts on liability, unfair competition and shareholder disputes, with further capabilities on proceedings arising from distribution agreements. The practice advises clients hailing 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 2022
Résolution des litiges – Contentieux commercial et de droit des sociétés – Tier 2 Firm
Reinhart Marville Torre dispose d’un effectif nombreux et expérimenté, capable de traiter un large éventail de litiges. La pratique affiche une solide expertise en matière de contentieux commercial, à laquelle font appel de grands clients français et internationaux, y compris pour la gestion de dossiers particulièrement sensibles dans le secteur de la distribution. Le cabinet est également régulièrement mandaté pour traiter des contentieux post fusions-acquisitions et des conflits d’actionnaires. Le champ d’expertises couvre enfin le droit pénal et le contentieux bancaire et financier, ainsi que des litiges touchant au secteur sportif – l’équipe traite notamment un différend très médiatique devant les institutions arbitrales sportives.

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