Félicien Hyest


Litigation & Arbitration

« Responsiveness and tenacity »

« Responsiveness and tenacity »

Holder of a recognized legal and economic training for handling crisis situations within companies, Félicien worked for three years as a collaborator in a firm of court-appointed administrators in the Paris region.

He then joined the Bignon Lebray law firm in January 2021, eager to leverage his experience in the service of the litigation and arbitration department, while contributing to the development of the Restructuring – Troubled Companies department of the Lille office.

With extensive experience acquired through numerous voluntary restructuring cases in the Hauts-de-France region, Félicien has also specialized in acquiring distressed companies through the commercial courts.

He primarily assists clients consisting of entrepreneurs, SMEs, and mid-size companies in their restructuring projects or external growth through the acquisition of distressed companies.

His in-depth expertise in insolvency law, combined with his mastery of accounting and financial documents, provide him with essential operational responsiveness in urgent contexts.


Did you know ?

  • Félicien is a member of the French Institute of Practitioners of Collective Procedures (IFPPC).
  • Félicien is passionate about golf and motor sports.
  • Félicien is the author of the article “Reacting Before It’s Too Late” published in issue 552 of the French Accounting Review in April 2021.
  • Félicien co-authored the article “The Public Buyer Confronted with Judicial Liquidation, How to Proceed?” with Charles-Eric Thoor for Lexbase Public in January 2024.


  • CAPA (2020)
  • Master’s Degree « Company law in difficulty » University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne 2017
  • Master’s Degree « Business Administration, specialising in business » University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne 2016


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