DWF builds IP practice with veteran hire in Paris
DWF has hired intellectual property (IP) litigator Simon Christiaën from Paris-based firm Lazareff Le Bars.
Christiaën has over two decades of experience in IP, having begun his career at Cabinet Lamoureux in 1993. He spent close to a decade at PwC starting in 1999 before moving on to Taylor Wessing in 2008. He joined Lazareff in 2013.
Christiaën’s expertise is in judicial action and arbitration in the IP sector. He will work alongside corporate partner Anne-Sylvie Vassenaix-Paxton and litigation partner Florence Karila in his new role at DWF.