Christelle Coslin | Paris | Hogan Lovells

Christelle Coslin

Partner Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment


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Coslin Christelle

Christelle Coslin
Coslin Christelle
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Christelle Coslin advises global companies on a wide range of cross-border and mass tort litigation. She helps businesses from the Life Sciences, Technology, Automotive and Energy industries with their commercial and product liability disputes. She is perfectly matched to help you navigate the changing legal landscape in France, in particular in the context of the rise of class actions and the increased civil and criminal liability risks for companies.

Christelle is familiar with the latest litigation trends in Europe, e.g. in relation to supply chain issues or cybersecurity risks. She regularly advises companies on innovative topics and new regulations. She also closely follows European developments on products law which may impact the way manufacturers will be held liable in the future,

Christelle is Co-Head of our global Business & Human Rights practice. Christelle has gained significant experience in advising clients when they are setting up compliance programs to assess, prevent and address human rights risks of adverse impacts.

She has long-standing experience in assisting major companies with any international law issues they may face, whether they relate to the determination of the court having jurisdiction, the choice of applicable law, the enforcement of foreign judgments in France and the coordination of French proceedings with litigation pending in other countries, in particular in the U.S.

She regularly provides assistance to clients in a wide range of white-collar crime  and compliance matters, including the drafting , review and implementation of compliance policies and programs in light of French law. Christelle has significant experience in handling cross-border and/or internal investigations. Thanks to her understanding of the way global groups operate,

Christelle is an active member of DRI International, a leading organisation of defence attorneys and regularly speaks at conferences on a variety of topics.

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Representative experience

Global defense of global certification company against liability claims resulting from allegedly inappropriate certification of breast implant manufacturer

Assisting an international construction group in a complex litigation with various entities and their respective insurers, resulting from a fire that took place in a petrochemical unit

Representing a worldwide leading biopharma company in a commercial dispute in connection with a patent license agreement and the performance of a drug in multiple markets

Advising French clients on the implementation of the French law on the duty of vigilance (design of the plan required under French law and identification of potential human rights risks)


Assisting a number of French companies with foreign affiliates in order to set up and implement French Sapin II anti-corruption

Advising clients on French regulatory and liability issues and road traffic rules for the operation of autonomous or connected vehicles

Advising companies on draft French or European pieces of legislation aimed at regulating internet content (such as French Media Bill, French Avia/hate speech law etc.)


  • DEA in International Private Law and International Business Law, Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne University, 2005
  • Master Degree in Private Law, Paris XI-Sceaux University, 2004
  • Sciences Po, 2003
  • DRI International


Healthcare and Life Sciences (France)

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Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation (France)

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