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France: Administrative and public law
Within Administrative and public law, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I is a third tier firm,
The well-regarded Olivier Schmitt heads De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I’s seven-lawyer practice, which advises sponsors on major public projects. It is particularly experienced in the defence sector, and assisted the Ministry of Defence on a PPP for Ro-Ro vessels. The recruitment of Christine Le Bihan-Graf, who was the former deputy director to the director-general of the CRE, is a great addition for complex regulatory work.
France: Banking and finance
Within Banking and finance, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I is a second tier firm,
De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I has longstanding relationships with clients such as Société Générale and HSBC. It is a leading property finance practice, and also adeptly advises on acquisition finance and restructuring work. It assisted the lenders with the restructuring of Latécoère’s various financing facilities. Antoine Maffei, Olivier Hubert, Christophe Gaillard, Jean-Renaud Cazali and newly promoted partners Corentin Coatalem and Yannick Le Gall are the key figures.
France: Dispute resolution
Within Commercial litigation, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I is a second tier firm,
De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I’s ‘very efficient’, ‘top-level’ practice represents banks in complex derivatives cases, and has expertise in commercial, property and insolvency-related litigation. Clients include BNP Paribas, Société Générale, Bolloré, France Télécom and Havas. Philippe Dubois, Paul Talbourdet, Jacques Henrot and Dominique Lefort are the practice co-heads. Barbara Levy is ‘an extremely good litigator for commercial, IP and related litigation issues’.
France: EU competition and distribution
Within EU competition and distribution, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I is a third tier firm,
De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I’s seven-lawyer team is ‘fully dedicated and delivers strong technical work’. The practice is jointly headed by Philippe Guibert, who shows ‘creativity and ability to quickly identify relevant matters’, and Laure Givry. The team handles landmark domestic antitrust cases and is increasingly retained for EU cases. It is representing Société Générale in the interchange fee cases and Bristol-Myers Squibb in a cartel case in the pharmaceuticals industry. The team has also handled merger control work in the insurance, retail and co-operative sectors.
Within Insolvency, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I is a first tier firm,
De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I handles an impressive caseload, including acting in the Coeur Défense case and Orco Property’s debt restructuring. The firm has remarkable expertise acting for creditors and bondholders, as well as representing distressed companies or administrators. The team includes the experienced Philippe Dubois, Jacques Henrot, Paul Talbourdet, Matthieu Barthélemy and counsel Joanna Gumpelson.
France: Mergers and acquisitions
Within Mergers and acquisitions, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I is a third tier firm,
De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I notably handles high-profile transactions in the property sector and has recently advised on major deals in the agribusiness and co-operative sectors, such as the team’s assistance to Axéréal and Grands Moulins de Strasbourg on the sale of their minority stake in France Farine. Thierry Brocas, Patrick Jaïs, Jean-François Pourdieu and Guillaume Touttée are the practice co-heads.
France: Private equity
Within Private equity, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I is a second tier firm,
De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I advises major LBO funds including Axa Private Equity on small and mid-cap transactions. It also represents mezzanine funds and lenders. Highlight included advising 21 Centrale Partners on its acquisition of Vacances Directes. The main contacts are Jean-François Pourdieu, Adrien Cadieux and Guillaume Touttée, who has ‘strong ability to think outside the box’.
France: Project finance and energy
France: Real estate
Within Real estate, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I is a first tier firm,
De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I’s four-partner practice has high-level investment, development and financing expertise, which is underpinned by Emmanuel Chauve’s superb tax team. The four dedicated partners are Emmanuel Fatôme, Pierre Gebarowski, Guillaume Rossignol and Paul Talbourdet, who advise top clients including Axa REIM and RREEF. The team also advised Foncière des Régions on the financing of the development of the new Vélizy urban campus.
Within Tax, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I is a third tier firm,
De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I’s 13-lawyer practice ranks as the market’s number-one choice for tax property work through the remarkable Emmanuel Chauve. The team recently advised Carrefour on the sale of 97 supermarkets to REM. Bernard Boutemy is an expert litigator, and the team also handles a high volume of transactional tax and structured finance matters. Sarah Espasa-Mattei, Alexandre Blestel and Marie-Laure Bruneele complete the team.
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- Administrative and public law : Administrative and public law
- Banking and finance : Banking and finance
- Capital markets : Capital markets
- Dispute resolution : Commercial litigation
- EU competition and distribution : EU competition and distribution
- Employment : Employment
- Insolvency : Insolvency
- Intellectual property : Full-service firms
- Mergers and acquisitions : Mergers and acquisitions
- Private equity : Private equity
- Project finance and energy : Energy
- Project finance and energy : Project finance
- Real estate : Real estate
- Tax : Tax