MATHILDE
PARENT LAGESSE

Associée Fondatrice

Biographie

Mathilde  a effectué ses études de droit à l’Université Paris II-Assas. Elle est titulaire du Certificat d’Aptitude à la Profession d’Avocat (le CAPA), a suivi sa formation d’avocat à l’Ecole de Formation au Barreau de Paris (EFB). En 2013, elle a également prêté serment en qualité de Barrister-at-Law auprès du Barreau de Maurice. Depuis 2018, elle est qualifiée comme arbitre par le CMAP (Centre de Médiation et d’Arbitrage de Paris) et par le Centre d’Arbitrage et de Médiation de la MCCI de l’Ile Maurice (MARC).

Mathilde  a été collaboratrice du cabinet Cotty Vivant Marchisio & Lauzeral (Paris, France), collaboratrice du cabinet Bird & Bird (Paris, France) et est aujourd’hui associée-fondatrice du cabinet PLCJ, à l’Ile Maurice.

Mathilde a été chargée de cours à l’Université Paris II Assas et intervient désormais régulièrement en tant que chargée de cours à l’Institut d’études juridiques de Maurice (IJLS). Mathilde est également qualifiée comme Expert APM (Association pour le Progrès du Management).

Engagements et affiliations

Distinctions

Depuis 2019, PLCJ est classé  au sein du classement Legal 500 EMEA (Europe, Moyen Orient, Afrique) parmi les cabinets les plus influents, notamment grâce au leadership et à l’expertise de son associée fondatrice. 

« The founder of the firm, Mathilde Parent Lagesse, comes from a big British firm (Bird & Bird), where she has acquired the best practice both in French and in English »

« We have especially worked with Mathilde Parent Lagesse and Ornella Bisquay. They have shown strong skills in commercial law, reactivity to deal with difficulties, commitment in their files and availability ».

« Our company has been working with PLCJ Law firm for a M&A project involving 2 regional subsidiaries of a French company. The complexity was in the alignment of French, British and Mauritian commercial laws to perform this M&A.
Beyond the professionalism and strong knowledge of both French and Mauritian commercial laws, Mathilde Parent Lagesse and her team beneficiate from a thorough cultural understanding of both French and Mauritian business environment. »

“We started to partner with the law firm PLCJ in 2016 during the acquisition of two French companies in the French Departments of La Reunion and Mayotte. Since then, Mathilde and her Team have given us the appropriate support and follow up demonstrating strong commitment while handling our requests on time and in a very professional manner.”

“We have been working for a number of years with PLCJ which supports us in our real estate activity and in our hotel management activity in Mauritius.
Mathilde and Ornella, as well as their entire team, always demonstrate great responsiveness and availability to our requests, and are always ready to support us with all their expertise in our various issues (contract drafting, legal advice commercial, taxation, litigation, …).”

Depuis 2020, PLCJ est classé au classement IFLR 1000 EMEA (Europe, Moyen Orient, Afrique), parmi les cabinets les plus reconnus, notamment grâce au leadership et à l’expertise de son associée fondatrice. 

« [Mathilde Parent Lagesse] Outstanding on all aspects. »

« PLCJ has always been very professional on all the assignments I have worked with them, at times dealing with very complex matters. They have a very good team led by Mrs Mathilde Parent-Lagesse. Their work is well organised and always processed diligently with a constant follow-up with all stakeholders. It is always a pleasure to work with them. »

Depuis 2022, Mathilde a intégré, à titre personnel, le classement « Individual Lawyer » de Chambers Global. 

Founding partner Mathilde Parent Lagesse is recognised as an active lawyer for international, particularly French, clients with operations or interests in Mauritius. Her expertise covers a wide range of matters, including commercial disputes, corporate/M&A and antitrust law. She is dual-qualified in France and Mauritius. « Mathilde is an amazing lawyer, with a strong ability to understand the commercial goals of the client, however sophisticated, and design, build and adjust the legal support accordingly. » « It is a pleasure to work with her. She handled our case with great efficiency.”

« She is the centrepiece of the firm. She is very knowledgeable on all business matters. »

QualificationS

Avocat au Barreau de Paris
Avocat (Barrister-at-Law) au Barreau de Maurice
Arbitre qualifiée
Expert APM

Formation

CAPA – EFB Paris (France)
Examen passé en droit de la concurrence – Institut d’Etude Judiciaire (Université Paris II – France)
Maîtrise en Droit Privé Général (mention Droit des affaires) – Université Paris II – Panthéon-Assas (France)  

Langues

anglais, français et créole mauricien

PRESSE

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