Olivier Pardo


Olivier Pardo founded his first law firm in 1992.

Considered as one of the most prominent lawyers of the Paris bar, Olivier Pardo assists States, French and foreign companies, and their executives in the most complex operations and disputes.

Olivier Pardo is a former judge, who used to have investigative functions and was president of criminal and civil chambers.

He was an advisor to the French Minister of Justice, and then advisor to the Minister of Social Affairs.

During ten years, he was director of studies of the French preparatory school IPESUP, in charge of the training of students for the entry examinations to the national school of judges, the national school of administration, and the French bar school.

Olivier Pardo is a member of the supervisory board of the ELA foundation and a former editorial writer for the French paper “Le nouvel Economiste”.


École Nationale de la Magistrature,
Sciences Po,
Postgraduate degree in private law




Former editorial writer for the French newspaper « Le Nouvel Economiste »
Multiple publications in the French press

Academic involvement

Founder of the ENM, ENA and CRFPA preparations of the Institut privé de préparation aux études supérieures (private preparation institute for higher education).


Grands Avocats

Le nouvel économiste

Le Parisien

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