What makes us different

Bamdad Shams is a French-based international lawyer with a global mindstet. He is not limited by geographical boundaries when it comes to his work.


Bamdad Shams is a French-based international law firm with a global mindstet.

Bamdad Shams is a dynamic and expanding international law firm with a global vision and a commitment to transforming cross-border challenges into opportunities.

We deliver tailor-made legal services globally for all types of clients across all sectors. We invest in creating long-term, trusted relationships and serving the legal needs of our clients. We are client-focused, have a global vision, and are results-oriented.

We serve companies, institutions of all legal forms, and individuals wherever they are.

Bamdad Shams is an international lawyer based in France that serves companies, institutions of all legal forms, and individuals wherever they are.

He tailors his approach to each client and matters with great meticulousness, professionalism, and a high level of discretion.

Bamdad Shams advises and represents domestic and international clients on contentious and non-contentious cross-border issues.

Bamdad Shams knows how to turn complex legal issues into opportunities for growth and success wherever and whenever they occur.

We combine the approachability of a local law firm with the in-depth knowledge of a global law firm.

Who we are

We are based near Paris, in the heart of Europe.

Our law firm is located in Cergy-Pontoise, which is part of the Paris Region.

Bamdad Shams, who founded the firm, is an international lawyer registered at the Bar Association of Val d’Oise in the Paris region.

He operates in an international legal environment and speaks both English and French. He moves between different cultures and legal systems with ease.

Bamdad Shams is the go-to-silk for any project and case with links to multiple countries.

Our core values

We provide our clients with the highest levels of legal service.

We strive to give our clients the most accurate and up-to-date advice and the highest level of legal service.

We help our clients to anticipate and manage current and emerging legal risks.

We prepare and implement cost-effective legal solutions to meet our clients’ requirements.

We protect the confidentiality of our clients and will not disclose it to any third party.

Bamdad Shams is an independent law firm. We are professional, apolitical, and non-partisan in all our activities.

How we work

We are a dynamic and forward-thinking law firm.

Bamdad Shams innovates and adapts legal consulting and services practices to an uncertain and fast-changing world.

Bamdad Shams believes that every company, organisation, and individual should have access to legal advice and litigation services wherever they are.

We strive to do everything in our power to design comprehensive solutions to the different legal issues you are facing in business or life.

We are committed to offering clients the best possible legal services. We engage in a variety of professional endeavours. We take a client-centered approach and work closely with our clients to understand their needs and objectives.
We have the knowledge and resources to support you in achieving your goals, whether you are a startup or a large corporation looking for advice or assistance.
To find out more about how we can help you with your legal needs, get in touch with us right away.

Explore our insight

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June 15, 2023 | Article
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Singapore has emerged as a leading hub for international trade and commerce. As such, it is increasingly common for companies to do business with Singaporean entities.

An important consideration in negotiating such contracts is the choice of law and jurisdiction. While the parties are free to choose any law and jurisdiction, there are several reasons why Singapore law and jurisdiction may be preferable, for example, for international contracts in the Middle East.

What is the future of legal services?

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The future of legal services is rapidly evolving, with technological advancements and changing consumer demands driving innovation in the industry. One major trend is the increasing use of artificial intelligence and machine learning to streamline legal processes and improve efficiency. It includes everything from contract analysis and review to predictive analytics for case outcomes.

Singapore Business Law: Embracing New Horizons

May 9, 2023 | Article
Business and Corporate Law

Singapore has always been one of Asia’s top business hubs, and the country’s business laws have greatly aided in the growth of the country’s economy. Singapore has made strides in recent years to embrace new horizons and modify its business laws to accommodate the shifting demands of global business.

The Ins and Outs of Negotiating Contracts with Thai Companies

May 8, 2023 | Article
Business and Corporate Law

Contract negotiations between foreign and Thai companies must follow crucial steps to ensure that the agreement satisfies the requirements of both parties.

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May 4, 2023 | Article
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This article provides an overview of the legal framework that governs the oil and gas contracts for Chinese oil and gas companies in Nigeria. Several laws and regulations can regulate the oil and gas contracts between the Federal Government of Nigeria and Chinese oil and gas companies.

Contract Law in Luxembourg: An Overview

May 2, 2023 | Article
Business and Corporate Law

The Luxembourg Civil Code governs Luxembourgish contract law, which includes provisions on contract formation, performance, interpretation, repudiation, breach, damages, and excuses.
The principles of freedom of contract and party autonomy are long-standing and uncontentious in Luxembourgish contract law.

Is diplomacy a prerequisite for lawyers to be successful in litigation?

April 18, 2023 | Article
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While diplomatic skills are not always necessary for litigation success, they can be valuable assets for lawyers who want to achieve the best possible outcomes for their clients.