Restructuring / Distressed M&A

Charles Morel


Charles specialises in restructuring, distressed M&A and corporate litigation. In recent years, he has been involved in a number of high-profile cases for a variety of parties, be it debtors, shareholders, managers, creditors or investors. He also regularly advises both French and international clients in the context of asset takeovers and divestitures.

Considered a leading name in corporate crisis proceedings, Charles has been recognised by several professional rankings and is a member of French and international professional associations. He is a regular speaker at various training programs for students and professionals on topics related to insolvency law and civil procedure.


  • “Highly recommended” for Small to Mid-cap Company and Shareholder Advisory, Décideurs Juridiques 2023
  • “Highly recommended” for Commercial Litigation, Décideurs Juridiques 2023
  • “Highly recommended” for Banking & Finance Litigation, Décideurs Juridiques 2023


Squadra Avocats’ Restructuring / Distressed M&A team handles cases for companies in difficulty, both as part of preventative action (conciliation, ad hoc mandate procedures) and in collective proceedings.

Led by Charles Morel, the team works alongside debtors, creditors, shareholders and investors, and regularly consults on corporate takeovers. The team also benefits from extensive experience in insolvency litigation, especially in cases of liability claims against directors or shareholders.

Working closely with the Corporate M&A and Employment Law departments at Squadra, the Restructuring / M&A team is well-equipped to deal efficiently with all challenges encountered in the course of a restructuring, be it inside out outside court. This expertise, combined with considerable judicial experience both in the courts and with judicial authorities, enables Squadra Avocats to provide a comprehensive and pragmatic approach in all advisory and litigation work.

Recognition & Awards

• "Highly recommended" for Company and shareholder advisory - Small and Mid caps, Décideurs juridiques 2023

Corporate M&A
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