The Delecroix Gublin law firm was created in 1994 by Fabienne Delecroix and Alexis Gublin, founding partners, who both started their careers working as associates for Mr. Olivier Metzner, lawyer at the Paris Bar.
Fabienne Delecroix and Alexis Gublin are well known for being two key lawyers in both criminal and civil law.
Alexis Gublin was ranked excellent in business criminal law by Chambers 2021
Alexis Gublin was ranked excellent in business criminal law by Décideur 2021
Alexis Gublin was ranked excellent in international investigation - FCPA by Décideur 2020
Alexis Gublin was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in France 2021 in the fields of Criminal Defense.
Alexis Gublin was ranked as leading individual in the listings established by Legal 500 EMEA 2021
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 :
White-collar crime boutique Delecroix Gublin Associés is particularly excellent at managing highly sensitive international corruption and money laundering cases, often involving international elements from jurisdictions across the world. The team is acting in many of France’s most high-profile ongoing investigations and trials, with a particularly strong presence in the defence, aerospace and automotive sectors where it defends clients following industrial accidents. Public sector entities, leading companies and executives are clients. Practice head Alexis Gublin is well versed in managing crisis situations everywhere in the world.
Practice head(s): Alexis GUBLIN
‘Me. Gublin perfectly knows his clients and the constraints linked to large industrial groups. He knows how to demonstrate agility and exceptional anticipation of risks. He is also a lawyer who is available to listen.’
‘Alexis Gublin is a brilliant and exceptional lawyer. His advice is tailored to the business and to his contacts, he knows how to always be available and put the client first.’
‘I can distinguish four main qualities in Maître Gublin. These qualities were essential in the understanding, the management and the resolution of a particular case: pedagogy (and psychology) with the client; empathy towards the client; responsiveness; and permanent and constant frankness concerning the perception which he had of the treated case.’
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 :
White-collar crime boutique Delecroix Gublin Associés is in charge of an impressive caseload acting for prominent companies or individuals. Headed by the discreet and highly efficient Alexis Gublin, the practice receives instructions for the most sensitive French cases as well as for high-profile international corruption and money laundering cases. The highly agile team has a strong international activity, with matters involving countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and South America. The firm is involved in the Carlos Ghosn case and acted in the Orange suicides first-instance trial. The defense, aerospace and automotive industries are key sectors. Fabienne Delecroix brings her expertise in press law to the table.
Practice head(s): Alexis Gublin
‘Good and strong knowledge in dispute resolution coupled with very good interpersonal reactivity. The practice has very competent people who are articulate and have good communication skills.’
‘Alexis Gublin has very strong empathy and communication skills. He is very skillful in strategic innovation.’
‘A tailor-made service. Me Gublin is a very high-quality professional with a real culture of efficiency and results. He always shows a remarkable responsiveness and availability. He has a perfect mastery and knowledge of cases and has the ability to manage international proceedings and lead teams made up of several law firms in several countries. He is a very talented strategist and litigator.’
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 :
Delecroix Gublin Associés fields a highly flexible and international team that advises clients in every part of the world. Practice head Alexis Gublin is entrusted by top French and foreign companies, their executives, and high-profile individuals and state institutions to handle highly sensitive matters. He works on case management: designing worldwide case strategies and handling issues having strong geopolitical ties. The firm is regularly involved in top matters in the defence, armament, aeronautics, automobile and naval sectors. The boutique is also involved in the high-profile Carlos Ghosn and Dieselgate cases.
Practice head(s):Alexis Gublin
‘The firm shows remarkable responsiveness and total availability. The very well performing team demonstrates rare creative ability to find solutions where others see problems.’
‘Alexis Gublin provides unique and exceptional services. He is able to put together a defence team across various countries. He has excellent corporate criminal law expertise and a very strong knowledge of the peculiarities of the defence sector. He shows high ability to extract the most important pieces of information out of an enormous pile. His oral pleading skills are also remarkable in terms of clarity, conviction and legal demonstration.’
Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2019 :
Delecroix Gublin Associés provides ‘added value and tailor-made advice’. The six-lawyer team is highly praised for its ‘culture of efficiency, great results’ and ‘remarkable responsiveness and availability’. The boutique, which is also noted for its ‘strong international experience, vision and network’, is appointed by high-profile French corporations and managers and international clients to handle highly sensitive cases. The firm is notably acting on several high-stakes international corruption cases and has strong knowledge of the defence sector. It is also assisting Fiat Chrysler Automobile in the "Dieselgate" case. The ‘highly committed’ Alexis Gublin has ‘a large international network to handle international cases’, is ‘very talented, provides a decisive strategic vision and has remarkable analytical abilities’ in addition to ‘offering great listening skills combined with perfect mastery of procedure’.
Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2018 :
"Delecroix Gublin Associés ‘combines international standards services with a tailored boutique spirit’. The firm is handling many sensitive cases raising fraud, corruption and money laundering charges in France and abroad, and has particularly strong know-how in the defence sector for strategic matters. Many leading industrial companies are clients. The team is led by Fabienne Delecroix and ‘real mastermind’ Alexis Gublin, who brings ‘high added value, always keeps his temper’, is ‘great at pleading and has perfect knowledge of complex international cases’; he is also able to ‘put a defence team together anywhere in the world’ and ‘designs innovative solutions that take into account both the international and local environment’."
Legal 500 Paris 2016 / 2017 :
"Delecroix Gublin Associés "carries out outstanding work". The Firm handles fraud, corruption, money laundering and misuse of company assets cases. It shows "perfect knowledge and expertise in the military and defense area" and handles several high-profile cases in this field. In particular, the Firm advises DCNI CEO in the Karachi case. It manages international cases, and is Counsel to a high-end clientele. Airbus Helicopters is amongst them. Business is developed by Fabienne Delecroix and Alexis Gublin, the latter being "one of the best of his generation in France". "Brilliant lawyer with an exceptional insight, he offers genuine defense strategy and demonstrates total control of complex international cases, requiring to know several national legislations from different countries".
Who's Who Legal France 2016:
"Founding member Alexis Gublin runs a "brillant" practice that encompasses financial, political, labour and environmental white-collar crime"
Legal 500 Paris 2015 :
"Delecroix Gublin Associés provides very high-end services. “Skilled and reactive”, the lawyers show a full-fledged availability, and give “judicious and precious strategical advice”.
The Firm is responsible for some political and financial prominent current cases.
The Firm advises in particular the DCNI CEO in the Karachi case, and VEOLIA in an international corruption case in Libya.
The Firm’s activity is led by Fabienne Delecroix and Alexis Gublin, which is recommended for his handling of sensitive cases: “he excels in case file analysis and is an expert in both security and defense fields”.
Legal 500 Paris 2014 :
“Delecroix Gublin Associés is involved in several major cases, including international bribery. The Firm assists the IKEA FRANCE Ceo in the IKEA case, and also advises EDF as well as the City of Paris. Alexis Gublin and Fabienne Delecroix are recommended.”
Legal 500 Paris 2013 :
“Delecroix Gublin Associés is a ‘serious law firm’.
Alexis Gublin is ‘a man of great skills’, offering ‘high-end advice’, resulting from his sound knowledge of both industrial and admistrative environnements.
He takes part in many high-profile cases of the French Bar.
He handles sensitives cases for the Ministry of Defence, EDF, and the City of Paris.”