standard-title The Team – Pierre-Yves Samson

The Team – Pierre-Yves Samson

Pierre-Yves Samson

Avocat à la Cour

Pierre-Yves Samson was admitted to the Paris Bar in January 2008 and joined ZSCHUNKE Avocats/Rechtsanwälte/Avvocati in 2022.

Since 2008, he has acquired a strong experience in advising international and in particular German speaking clients, and specialized himself in commercial law and commercial litigation. His expertise also covers debt collection and insolvency proceedings.

Pierre-Yves advises international clients, both companies and individuals, and can accompany them before all French courts.

Education / Training

  • Master 1 public law, University of Rennes, 2001
  • Master 1 European Law, University of Rennes (Erasmus – Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), 2002
  • Master 2 European Litigation, University of Luxembourg, 2003
  • LL.M. German and European law, Humboldt University Berlin, 2005
  • Post-graduate in EU competition law, King’s College, London, 2010

Areas of specialisation

Commercial law, commercial litigation (incl. debt collection), insolvency proceedings, international sales of goods (CISG), distribution law, public business law, white-collar crime.


  • German
  • English
  • French

Associations membership

  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • ILEX Verein e.V. (International litigation exchange)
  • Rotary International (Rotary Club Paris Quai d’Orsay)