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About Ludovic Malgrain

Avocat à la cour, Ludovic is a partner in our dispute resolution practice group, and a member of our global investigations practice.

He has developed an unrivalled expertise in criminal defence and compliance and advises companies in the context of internal or multi-jurisdictional investigations (US Department of Justice, UK Serious Fraud Office, etc.).

Ludovic has also strong experience assisting companies in the context of administrative controls launched by the French Anticorruption Agency in relation to Sapin II law.

Ludovic represents French and international high-profile clients, including corporate entities and individuals from the industrial, oil & gas, banking and technology sectors before French authorities, agencies and courts, on all types of criminal offences, such as embezzlement, fraud, workplace accidents and moral harassment. An expert in Sapin II Law, he has extensive experience in the implementation of compliance programmes (anti-bribery, anti-money laundering, M&A, due diligence, etc).

He is also an expert in prevention of corporate criminal liability, representing clients from top-level management to any criminal liability delegate.

Ludovic is fluent in French and English.



  • University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Harvard University

Professional qualifications

  • Admitted to the Paris Bar


  • Featured in Global Investigations Review - Europe, Middle East and Africa Investigations Review, 2016 – 2022 Compliance in France

  • Global Legal Insights, 2020 Bribery & Corruption: France chapter