November 26, 2022
The Digital Services Act enters into force

The new European regulation 2022/2065 Digital Services Act aims to improve the fight against illegal content by online intermediary services such as internet service providers, cloud services and marketplaces. It modernizes and thus replaces the E-commerce directive dating back to …

October 25, 2022
European Council approves the “Women on Boards” Directive

On October 17th, 2022, the European Council approved the “Women on Boards” Directive that aims at fostering equal treatment and opportunities between women and men on the European employment market by imposing gender quotas within corporate boards. According to this …

September 16, 2022
Adoption of the EU Digital Markets Act

The DMA European regulation n°2022/1925 was definitively adopted on September 14, 2022.

It aims at regulating the position of “gatekeepers” companies such as intermediation services (marketplaces, application stores), search engines, social networks or even online messaging.

In particular, it requires …

January 5, 2020
Pacte Act coming into force

The “Pacte” Act no. 2019-486 has entered into force on January 1st, 2020. It brings minor modifications on French corporate law, but also impacts entrepreneurs and investors since:

  • A single platform will be available online for all corporate legal formalities;
April 20, 2017
Raphaël Tawa interviewed by Les Echos

Raphaël Tawa interviewed by Les Echos on the Bad and Good Leaver clause under French law

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January 2, 2015
Tawa Choisy in Affiches Parisiennes

Raphaël Tawa interviewed by Affiches Parisiennes regarding the growth of the firm

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Raphaël TAWA – Partner


Raphaël Tawa founded Tawa Choisy Legal office in 2010 so as to offer upscale legal services in a spirit of commitment to clients, high level of responsiveness, with creative legal solutions.

He has over 10 years of corporate and commercial law experience with a particular focus on the IT, art, media and luxury industries. He advises his clients, from the creation of their business to the successive stages of fund raising and complex operations.

Raphaël has developed a widely recognized expertise in providing innovative solutions to structure cutting-edge new products and services.

He is a referenced lawyer with the French Intellectual Property Institute (INPI).

He regularly publishes opinions in the press.

Education & formation:

Raphael holds a Masters’ degree in Communications Law from the University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas and an LL.M in Information Technology Law from the University of Montreal in partnership with McGill University. Raphaël also holds a maitrise (French equivalent to an LLB) in Business Law form University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas.

Raphaël began his career within Baker & McKenzie’s Information Technology team where he worked between 2008 and 2010. He previously trained with Lovells LLP and Hogan & Hartson MNP.


He speaks English fluently and has a good knowledge of Arabic.

Areas of expertise:

-Information Technology law
-Intellectual property law
-Commercial law and corporate law

Wilfried CHOISY – Partner


Wilfried is the founder of Tawa Choisy. He specializes in real estate and public business law. He trained as a lawyer with Ashurst LLP and Baker & McKenzie in Paris.


He holds a Masters’ degree in Public Business Law and a Masters’ degree in Real Estate, Construction and Urban Planning Law from University of Paris I – La Sorbonne.


Wilfried is fluent in English.

Areas of expertise:

-Real Estate
-Public Law
-Commercial Law