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Charles-Henri Caron

Counsel Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment


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Caron Charles-Henri

Charles-Henri Caron
Caron Charles-Henri
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Charles-Henri Caron is Counsel in the Litigation practice of Hogan Lovells' Paris office and is a member of the firm's international Life Sciences team.

Over the past 10 years, Charles-Henri Caron has worked extensively with French and international pharmaceutical companies, biotech companies, and medical devices manufacturers in commercial litigation, clinical trials litigation, product liability, and group actions.

He notably represents companies in mass litigation cases involving thousands of plaintiffs and has specific experience in complex product liability matters, particularly multi-jurisdiction bodily injury cases and the cross-border coordination these cases require. Charles-Henri has a broad experience in assisting clients in court-ordered medical expert investigations and before the French CCIs (Commission for Conciliation and Indemnification for medical cases).

Charles-Henri also assists clients in regulatory litigation matters and in the scope of inspections conducted by health authorities. He notably represented French pharmaceutical companies and Head Pharmacists ("Pharmaciens Responsables") in the scope of disciplinary proceedings before the Pharmacists Council.

A graduate from Sciences Po Paris and HEC Paris business school, Charles-Henri understands the business objectives of our clients in their complex regulatory environment. Willing to offer practical solutions whenever they face new legal and business challenges, he is participates actively in several groups dedicated to the life sciences sector at our firm such as the False advertising group, the Clinical trials group, the Cell and gene therapies group and the cross-disciplinary Digital Health team.

Charles-Henri is an active member of the young lawyers committee of the association of defense counsel DRI International.  In addition to his work, Charles-Henri is committed to the pro bono activities and citizenship initiatives of our Paris office.


Representative experience

Global defense of global certification company against liability claims resulting from allegedly inappropriate certification of breast implant manufacturer P.I.P.
We assist the French pharmaceutical trade association on the bill introducing class actions in health-related matters into French law.
We defend a leading group in the healthcare industry in civil and administrative proceedings brought by patients with respect to blood-derived products and oncology treatments.
We defend a leading vaccine manufacturer in claims brought by patients before French Regional Commissions for Conciliation and Compensation (CCI).
We defend a medical devices distributor in ex parte and summary proceedings in an unfair competition claim.
We defend health products manufacturers with regard to pharmaceutical advertising and litigation.
We defend an orthopaedic devices manufacturer in an unfair competition claim and in product liability cases.
We defend a leading manufacturer in the scope of its defence to a product liability claim relating to medical device for the embolization of aneurysms.


  • Master in Civil Law, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, 2008
  • Master in International Tax Law, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, 2007
  • Master of Sciences in Management, HEC Paris, 2007
  • Master in Public Affairs, Sciences Po, 2004
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Paris
  • DRI International


Industry Focus: Healthcare and Life Sciences

Legal 500 EMEA

Rising Star in Life Sciences