Le Cabinet - DANA Avocats

The Firm


The firm has been created in October 2008.

The firm's main activity is mass tort litigation, in particular Swiss franc real estate loan litigation involving European and French consumer law, banking and finance law and criminal business law.

The firm deals with private international law and European law disputes.

David Dana is a member of the Paris Bar. He holds a Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées de Droit Immobilier from the University of Paris I - Panthéon Sorbonne and a Master's degree in business law from the University of Paris X.

Before creating Dana Avocats, he practiced for two years with the real estate team of Lacourte Balas Raquin and three years with the corporate finance departments of international firms Norton Rose LLP and Hogan Lovells in Paris.


Since 2008, Dana Avocats is a law firm dedicated to complex and mass litigation.


His expertise comes from a long practice in the management of individual and collective disputes which allows him to identify key legal issues and to develop and implement a strategy that is fit for purpose and responsive to change.

Portrait de David Dana en noir et blanc


A fee agreement provides for the method of determining fees covering foreseeable due diligence as well as the various costs and disbursements envisaged.

Dana Avocats applies different methods of fixing fees: hourly rate, flat fee and result-based fees, which are fixed in a fee agreement.



Hourly rate fees

The firm applies an hourly rate which corresponds to what should actually be charged to the client for work done.

Le taux horaire de Me DANA est de 400 euros HT, soit 480 euros TTC.

The hourly rate for an associate lawyer is 250 euros excluding VAT, i.e. 300 euros including VAT.

A detailed statement of the services provided is provided.

It can be combined with a fee for results in the case of complex disputes.




Flat rate fees

This fee may apply to certain legal proceedings. It is generally accompanied by adjustment mechanisms in the event of major changes during the course of the package and is always backed by a performance fee.




The success fee

This fee completes a fee set on another fee systems. The additional fee is established on all amounts representing a gain and/or savings provided to the client.

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