Charly Latil

Charly Latil

Senior Associate

Charly assists and represents companies and their senior executives in connection with French civil, commercial and criminal proceedings.

His practice focuses on assisting international clients in relation to criminal proceedings involving complex white collar crime offences (in particular money laundering, corrupt practices ion and tax-related offences), as well as in the context of internal investigations. He also advises various domestic and international corporates on their potential criminal and regulatory exposure, including with respect to sanctions violations, and assists them designing up and enhancing their duty of vigilance and anti-corruption compliance programmes, including in the context or as a result of inspections carried out by the French Anti-Corruption Agency or of M&A transactions.


Representative matters

Assisting a financial institution in relation to the criminal investigation launched by the National Prosector’s Office into so called cum-cum transactions.

Assisting and representing a French financial institution fighting accusations of unfair commercial practices in a case revolving around the distribution of a mortgage loan granted in Swiss francs and refundable in euros..

Assisting a foreign Group in relation to the potential French tax and criminal consequences of a multibillion loan entered into by its French branch, and running a related thorough internal investigation.

Assisting several French companies (particularly in the energy, construction, telecoms, retail and luxury goods sectors) in the course of inspections carried out by the French Anti-Corruption Agency (AFA).

Assisting a leading international logistics company in its divestment of 100% of its activities in Africa, by assisting the Group’s compliance team in the due diligence conducted by the purchaser with regard to compliance and international sanctions.

Assisting several French companies in assessing and improving their compliance programme, including the measures implemented to comply with the requirements imposed by Article 17 of the Sapin II law, and preparing for potential inspections by the AFA.


Pro bono

Assisting and representing the association 'Agir contre la prostitution des enfants' in various criminal proceedings.

Assisted and represented in a criminal investigation a victim of sexual assault on a minor under 15 years old.

Speaking Engagements

Guest speaker, Paris Bar internal investigation degree course (for lawyers)



Admitted to the Paris Bar, 2018


EFB - CAPA, 2017

CRFPA, Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas University, 2015

Master II in Criminal Law, Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas University, 2013

Master I in General Private Law, Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas University, 2012

Bachelor's degree in Private Law, Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas University, 2011


French, English
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.