Law governing the sale of movable property by public auction

The law on the sale of moveable property by public auction is a particular discipline that takes into consideration the special features of auction sales, which are governed by specifically enacted legislation and regulations.

Particular rules apply, backed up by disciplinary sanctions and judicial enforcement.

Auction sales take place in Auction Houses and through Internet.

LEGRAND LESAGE-CATEL lawyers cover all issues relating to auction procedures, notably the rights, duties and obligations arising under contract law or by way of quasi tort.

Our lawyers advise, assist and represent court-appointed Auctioneers and Auction Houses in the resolution of the issues arising and of the disputes with which they may be confronted.