began his career in 1997 as in-house counsel within asset management company White Gestion SARL, a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs, and was admitted to the Paris bar in the same year. He then practised for ten years in Gide's Litigation and White Collar Crime department before joining the Dispute Resolution practice at Linklaters in Paris in 2007 as a counsel. Emmanuel has acted in numerous cases involving white-collar crime, civil and commercial disputes as well as industrial and environmental accident claims. He advises his clients on complex proceedings, often involving several foreign jurisdictions. Emmanuel was elected “Secrétaire de la Conférence des Avocats” of the Paris bar in 2000, during which year he defended around 70 individuals before the criminal or correctional courts as on-duty legal aid counsel (“commission d’office”). Emmanuel has lectured at the University of Montpellier (mutual assistance and extradition proceedings) and the University of Sceaux (environmental criminal law). He provides training to private and public entities and advises clients on compliance programmes and anti-corruption due diligence. Emmanuel is co-author of various articles on the European arrest warrant, safeguarding business secrecy, corruption and managing criminal risk. He defended the interests of a leading firm, one of the first six firms audited by the French anti-corruption agency, and obtained a decision not to refer the case to the Sanctions Commission of the agency.