Founded in 1945, previously known under the names Office Juridique Français International (OJFI), Alexen, OJFI Alister & Lyon Juriste, the law firm Ydès advises and assists companies and their directors in the key areas of business law.

Ydès encompasses a team of around sixty lawyers and associates, covering a broad spectrum of disciplines, based in Paris, Lyon, Avignon, London and Brussels, all sharing the same values of attention, commitment and professionalism.

The firm works in France and abroad, on behalf of small and medium-sized businesses and also for industrial groups and services, as well as for Funds within the context of their investments.

The development of a perennial partnership with their clients, the creation of customised solutions and the advanced level of expertise of their services are, for Ydès lawyers, the grounds of a trustworthy relationship, guaranteeing performance and success.

Ydès teams are top-rated in France by IFLR1000 and Legal 500 in Mergers-Acquisitions and Private Equity as well as by the journal Décideurs in Mid-cap Mergers-Acquisitions (transactions ranging between 75m€ and 500m€), Capital-risk, Capital development, Trademarks, designs and models, IT, Internet and Personal Data.