Matthieu Ragot

Attorney at the Paris Bar (2009)

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Matthieu Ragot joined the firm in 2009 and has been a partner since 2017. He provides high-level legal and strategic support to his clients – professional associations, international companies and mid-cap businesses, international organizations and local authorities – in all their issues related to public economic law and international public law.

His clients value his solution-oriented thinking and his willingness to take full ownership of their issues and stakes.

Matthieu Ragot regularly appears in administrative courts, including the French Conseil d’Etat, as well as the Constitutional Council, the Court of Justice of the European Union, the European Court of Human Rights and international courts.

Matthieu Ragot’s practice is recognized by the Legal 500 EMEA and Paris rankings.

Key areas of practice

  • Regulated industries
Matthieu Ragot assists his clients in analyzing and implementing specific regulations. He supports them in defining pre-litigation and contentious strategies, to waive the legislative and regulatory barriers to their activities and their economic growth, as well as to tackle any criminal risk. The industries he works with include, inter alia, cosmetics, household hygiene, health, food and insurances. He is ranked among the best teams in the Market Regulation category by LEADERS LEAGUE (Décideurs).
  • Administrative Litigation
Matthieu Ragot assists and represents private operators or local authorities in their issues relating to town planning, public domain and public procurement. He is referenced in 2020 among the best teams in Town Planning and Development by LEADERS LEAGUE (Décideurs).
  • Public International Law
Matthieu Ragot has been assisting international organizations for over a decade in their institutional reforms and in their international civil service-related litigations. He has dealt with more than 300 cases for the benefit of these organizations, both before their internal appeal bodies and before international courts.
  • Public freedoms
Matthieu Ragot intervenes in many public freedoms-related issues, when the fundamental, constitutional and international rights of his clients are threatened (freedom to conduct a business, freedom of conscience, protection of privacy and dignity).


  • Master Degree International law and Human rights – Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • Member of the Paris Bar since 2009


  • Lecturer at the School of Public Affairs of Science Po
  • Former assistant teacher in Constitutional Law (Université Paris V Descartes)


  • English
  • French