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Froriep

17 GODLIMAN STREET, LONDON, EC4V 5BD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7236 6000
Fax:
Fax 020 7248 0209
Email:
Web:
www.froriep.com
Geneva, London, Madrid, Zug, Zurich

Jérôme Pidoux

Tel:
Work +44 20 7236 66 15
Email:
Froriep

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Corporate & Commercial, M&A & Transactions

Position

Jérôme's practice focuses on banking, finance and regulatory matters, as well as corporate and commercial transactions.

Career

Jérôme's practice focuses on banking, finance and regulatory matters, as well as corporate and commercial transactions. He joined Froriep's London office as an associate in 2014. Prior to joining Froriep, he worked for several years in the corporate group of a business law firm in Geneva.

Languages

Jérôme's working languages are French and English, and he has a good command of German.

Education

Jérôme graduated from the University of Fribourg in 2004 and earned an LL.M. from New York University, as well as a Certificate in Law and Business from Stern School of Business, in 2010. He was admitted to the Geneva bar in 2009 and to the New York bar in 2013.


London: Foreign firms

European firms in London: Switzerland

Within: European firms in London: Switzerland

The London office of Swiss firm Froriep was established over 20 years ago. It focuses on corporate and M&A deals, banking and finance matters and regulatory work. The team advised JSC VTB Bank on the restructuring of a high-value secured facility agreement entered into with the Eurasian Resources Group; the work included tax law, the taking of security over assets and shares, and amendments to the facility. Key figures include Dunja Koch, a highly rated finance lawyer; of counsel Bruno Boesch, whose expertise includes private client and art law; senior associate JÊrôme Pidoux; and associate Andrea Trost, who joined the London office from Baker McKenzie.

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Switzerland

Banking and finance: Zurich

Within: Banking and finance: Zurich

'Commercially-oriented and responsive' firm Froriep has 'a deep understanding of legal issues' and is 'capable of handling complicated transactions in a timely manner'. A particular area of expertise is banking M&A, which is complemented by regulatory and cross-financing experience. 'Consistently excellent' Dunja Koch advised JSC VTB Bank on the restructuring of a high-value secured facility agreement with Eurasian Resources Group, while team lead Catrina Luchsinger Gähwiler assisted Palmarian Group with the bond issuance financing of the acquisition of all shares in Lebara Group. Senior associate JÊrôme Pidoux, who (like Koch) is based in London, is also recommended.

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