Laude Esquier Champey is a young corporate firm that is good in trade mark contentious work and copyright. The firm's IP and media practice comprises four lawyers including partner Sophie Harvard Duclous, the former head of IP and IT at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's Paris office, who is well regarded by peers. The firm moves up to tier 3 for trade mark contentious after it received positive market feedback. "Sophie Harvard Duclous has good experience and from what we see she is doing a good job," says one. Another emphasises the impressive stature of the firm's clients.