FIRON-UGGC : the international alliance of two leading law firms in France and Israel

Founded in 1993, UGGC Law Firm is one of the leading independent business law firms in France.
With offices in four geographical areas (Africa, Europe, Asia and South America), UGGC Law Firm
continues its development in the Middle East by establishing an innovative alliance with M. FIRON &
Co., a leading Israeli law firm for over 70 years.

The international law firms M. FIRON & CO. and UGGC Law Firm have created an integrated legal
platform to facilitate legal services for all investments between Israel and France (and more
generally in Europe).

Michel Ponsard, Partner at UGGC Law Firm comments: « This alliance consolidates UGGC’s leading
international role and its strategy of agreements based on historical relationships with leading law
firms in their area. Israel is a major jurisdiction, with a leading position in health and data technologies,
and a growing economy. This new union will offer tailor-made support to clients for their cross-border
operations ».


Beyond a regular collaboration agreement between correspondent firms, this alliance presents an
innovative structural dimension, notably through the establishment of :

▪ dedicated common teams (structured around a management committee, a development
committee and an operational committee),
▪ exchange programmes for lawyers between the two firms.

Zvi Firon, head of the Firon law firm, after announcing the partnership, explained: “Firon and UGGC
are two firms that stand out in their international vision and the quality of service that they each
extend to their clients. Therefore, the partnership that we are establishing is a natural step, one that
will contribute to our ability to furnish cross-border legal services, crucial in the current climate, to a
greater number and a wider variety of clients, thus helping them meet ever greater international

The entire FIRON-UGGC team is driven by a single objective: to bring together the best expertise and
knowledge of local challenges in order to offer private and public players support tailored to their
This alliance capitalizes on more than 450 talents in about 20 international locations.


Founded in 1993, UGGC Law Firm is one of the leading independent business law firms in France. UGGC
Avocats assists private and public operators. The firm has extensive expertise in legal and tax matters;
through its teams and its “family office“, it offers a very large capacity of intervention in France and
internationally (Europe, Africa, Asia and South America). UGGC Avocats’ approach is based on its ability
to mobilise multidisciplinary teams adapted to its clients’ needs. UGGC Avocats is composed of more
than 150 lawyers, including 33 partners in Paris.


Leader in the Israeli legal profession for over 70 years, M. FIRON & CO counts nearly 300 lawyers in 9
branches and is one of the first Israeli law firms to have expanded abroad. The firm is known for its
multidisciplinary approach. It has more than 40 areas of expertise. FIRON & CO is also recognised for
its strategic involvement in the client’s decision-making process, its in-depth knowledge of national
challenges and its understanding of the client’s needs. The firm is regularly distinguished by the best
Israeli and international legal guides. M. FIRON & CO. has 9 branches, including 5 in Israel, in Tel Aviv,
Haifa, Be’er Sheva, Netanya and Nazareth and 4 abroad, in Bucharest, Athens, Belgrade and Sofia.

Mrs. Maëlle Deniaud, Head of Business Development, UGGC Avocats
+33 1 56 69 78 73
Mr. Marouane Nokri, Head of Communication, UGGC Avocats
+33 1 56 69 71 28