The Clyde & Co office in Nantes is a boutique office providing local support to businesses and individuals across Western France. Our legal professionals work closely with clients to deliver top class advice, supported by the depth of practice across our global offices. The office in Nantes has a focus on transportation and maritime law, agriculture and international trade.


Working closely with our Paris office, the Nantes team provides in-depth regional knowledge focused on the needs of industry in Western France, supporting small and medium sized businesses in the region.

The Clyde & Co office in Nantes is renowned for its standout shipping, aviation and transport practice, assisting some of the world's leading lenders, insurers and operators on high-value, cross-border mandates. Typical cases include hull insurance, major derailments, maritime and road carrier cargo recovery clauses and claims. Our integrated insurance, transport and litigation team handles multi-jurisdictional insurance claims resulting from serious crashes and investigations.

Work highlights include advising AXA on the 'Costa Concordia' hull insurance, valued at USD 500 million and involving the firm's team in the USA. Clyde & Co's Nantes office also assisted railway subsidiary ECR with matters connected to the derailment in Angouleme.