CMM - Avocats
your legal partner

- Three decades of expertise -

By creating CMM Avocats, Michel Marseillan chose a human-sized structure to optimize proximity and exchanges with its clients.
This proximity is a force that allows to accompany more closely entrepreneurs in their thoughts and decisions.
To never let a problem without a solution, CMM-Avocats works closely and permanently with specialized lawyers with whom it shared experiences and complementary skills.
Rich of an experience of more than 30 years, Michel Marseillan has intended to immerse himself in the issue of its clients and his professional ethics are trust, transparency and openness.

- Law and taxes -

CMM-Avocats and its partners off council offer to their clients effective advice and defence to deal with all of the legal issues that companies need, always taking quality and responsiveness into consideration.
The firm assists its clients in all their projects, including international ones.
It has a full expertise in advice and litigation in the following areas:


  • creation and legal management for private and public companies
  • fund raisings and IPO - LBO
  • employees share ownership
  • restructurations of corporate group - mergers
  • competition - distribution

In any complex operation, CMM-Avocats offers to its customers thinking, ingenuity, skills and know-how.


  • audit for acquisition
  • mergers - transfer-acquisition
  • operations on business capital and assets (sale, contributions, leasing)
  • struggling companies
  • concurrence-distribution

CMM-Avocats has a will to start working with its clients in the upstream phase, as soon as negotiations begin, in order to always be at the centre of all problematics.


  • distribution - franchise
  • commercial property leases - business leases
  • joint-venture
  • shareholders’ agreements
  • representation and warranties
  • intellectual and industrial property

CMM-Avocats works closely with its clients on the preparation, writing and litigation of special contracts concerning national and international law, in French or in English.


  • advice and litigation on direct and indirect taxes
  • legal aid in annual tax reporting
  • restructuring of assets/real estate

A complex operation has to be seen as a whole and must be analyzed on different levels, taking into account the legal and fiscal sides but also the company and its shareholders.


  • funding
  • urban plannig - building
  • asset operations – family office
  • co-ownership

Along with its main corporate activity, the firm helps its clients on other matters. For example, it works also on legal aid or litigation concerning asset operations or business operations coming under property legislation.


Michel MARSEILLAN studied law but also accounting and finance, which offered him a global vision on complex matters concerning law and finance.

  • Studied law at Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne.
  • Diploma in Accounting, Finance and Economics.
  • After a long experience with a big firm, Michel MARSEILLAN created and is the head of CMM-Avocats.
  • Michel MARSEILLAN was mentioned several times in the specialized press concerning corporate operations.

photo peggy méliéres

- Information -

Michel Marseillan
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5 rue Edouard Fournier
75116 PARIS 16eme