Managing partner, founder and main shareholder of Adrien & Associés, Christophe has dedicated his practice to insurance and business risks for over 30 years.
Christophe has developed his practice defending insurers and insureds in complex loss-related issues, involving multi-million Euros litigation in the context of commercial and industrial hazards, both nationally and internationally. He has acted as lead counsel in numerous lawsuits, both as claimant (subrogation and recovery) and defendant (civil liability and coverage issues), in a wide variety of industries: chemicals, pharmaceuticals, energy (including nuclear), oil and gas, electronics, software and hardware, mechanics/metallurgy, aviation, automobile, food products, construction... He also advises his clients in many insurance-related issues (coverage, international insurance programs…).
Christophe has been nominated by his peers as one of the world's leading practitioners in Insurance & Reinsurance. He is "an excellent lawyer with an impressive portfolio. His wide-ranging practice includes coverage, property damage and liability claims" (Who's Who Legal, 2020).
Christophe was qualified in 2011 by the CMAP (Center for Mediation and Arbitration of Paris) to negotiation and mediation techniques. In addition, he has been a member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) since 2012, which comprises the best insurance counsels and professionals around the globe. He is also a member of the French renowned insurance organization AMRAE (Association pour le Management des Risques et des Assurances de l’Entreprise). He earned a business law degree and was admitted to the Paris Bar in 1993.