Combining Corporate law, Trade law, Compliance and Regulatory matters, Frédéric Saffroy focuses on supporting innovative businesses. He has extensive experience in the areas of Space law, as well as in the Defence sector. The Alerion Aerospace and Defence team, led by Frédéric Saffroy, helps its clients accross the entire spectrum of commercial law, from product inception to full-scale series production and beyond.
Frédéric Saffroy is also active in the Automotive, Mobility, Technology and Agri-food sectors.
His practice involves identifying and leveraging different areas of law in highly regulated industries, and combining them to carry out complex projects on an international scale.
Member of the Paris Bar since 1995, Frédéric joined Alerion in 2010, after heading the Commercial & IP practice of Squire Patton Boggs' Paris office (ex-Hammonds) for ten years. He graduated from Sciences Po (Ecofi 1991), holds a PhD in History (Sciences Po 2011), and is an associate researcher at The Northern Institute of Historical Research - Institut de recherches historiques du Septentrion IRHiS (Lille). Frédéric is a referee researcher at the French Defence Archives - Service historique de la Défense (SHD).
He is a member of the French Association of Air and Space Law - l'Association française de droit aérien et spatial (SFDAS) - and of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL). He provides training sessions at the French Institute for Advanced Studies in National Defence - Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale IHEDN - focusing mostly on Export Control, Data protection and Cybersecurity .