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Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP

8 PLACE D'IÉNA, 75116 PARIS, FRANCE
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Work +33 1 55 73 40 00
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Fax +33 1 55 73 40 11
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Web:
www.eversheds-sutherland.fr

Boris Martor

Tel:
Work +33 1 55 73 41 53
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Web:
www.eversheds-sutherland.com/global/en/where/europe/france/index.page
Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

  • Banking and finance
  • Construction and engineering
  • Energy and infrastructure
  • Inquiries and investigations
  • Procurement strategies
  • Project and infrastructure finance
  • Transport

Position

Partner

Career

Boris Martor, partner, is in charge of our Projects group in Paris advising on legal structuring and financing of projects in Europe and Africa mainly in the energy, transport and telecommunications sectors. He heads the firmwide Eversheds Africa Group as well as the Eversheds Africa Law Institute. Boris advises investment corporations, governments, state-owned companies, banks and sponsors or developers on the structuring and negotiation of private equity deals, Public Private Partnerships and infrastructure projects in the course of project finance transactions or institutional reforms and public procurement transactions in France and Africa. Boris developed an extensive practice in Africa since 1996 and has advised a number of companies in more than 50 countries on the African continent.

His experience also covers advice on public or administrative law and regulatory aspects of clean energy projects in France and Africa.

Boris is the co-author of the books Le Droit Uniforme Africain des Affaires Issu de l’OHADA, Pratique des partenariats public-privé (published by LexisNexis) and Business Law in Africa translated in French, English, Chinese and Arabic (published by GMB).

Languages

French, Spanish and English

Member

Member of the Paris Bar since 1997,

Education

Boris holds a post graduate degree in English and north American law (DEA) from the University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, as well as a post graduate degree in legal management of business organizations (DJCE) from the Cergy Pontoise and Montpellier Universities.


Algeria

Foreign firms

Within: Foreign firms

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP handles corporate and contentious work in concert with Benslimane Avocats & Conseils, which is a member of the firm's African Alliance. The client portfolio includes Pentair and Avon Cosmetics. Paris-based Boris Martor is the key contact.

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France

Administrative and public law

Within: Administrative and public law

Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP combines public law contracts and regulatory expertise. The ten-lawyer team, which assists French and international companies, recently handled strategic regulatory and litigation matters in the transport and education sectors, and was also involved in matters in the audiovisual and environment fields. The practice is also involved in projects in Africa. SNC-Lavalin and Guy Dauphin Environnement are clients. Boris Martor heads the team, which also includes the experienced Bruno Richard, environment sector specialist Louis-Narito Harada and of counsel François Lichère.

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Project finance

Within: Next generation lawyers

Boris Martor - Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP

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France: Industry focus

Industry focus: energy

Within: Next generation lawyers: Energy project

Boris Martor  - Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP

Within: Industry focus: energy

Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP's team has ‘a sophisticated and in-depth knowledge of the energy industry’. The ‘proactive and hands-on’ team is, according to one client, ‘really patient and knows how to handle working with a West African government and proactively proposed solutions’. It is involved in several of Africa’s largest hydro and solar projects acting for state entities or sponsors. The practice also advises on solar and nuclear projects in France. ING Bank, Trinasolar and Greenwish Partners are clients. The ‘excellent, bright and committed’ practice co-head Boris Martor has ‘in-depth knowledge across sectors in Africa and a very strong track record and experience that creates added value and makes transactions happen’. The firm also has strong contentious and non-contentious oil and gas and natural resources expertise and is a top choice for energy companies undertaking projects in Iran. Practice co-head David Sellers has ‘deep knowledge, the ability to think through the commercial aspects of legal matters, and a strong command of details, and also maintains good professional relationships’. Also involved are environment expert Louis-Narito Harada and banking and finance partner Sophie Perus.

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Morocco

Foreign firms

Within: Foreign firms

The Africa group at Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP is led by Boris Martor in Paris, who recently acted for a leading provider of equipment for the automotive industry on its engagement with a Moroccan manufacturing plant. The firm counts global car manufacturers and logistics companies among its clients.

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Tunisia

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland)'s Tunisia practice is led by Farès Koussay El Heni and Mohamed Raouf El Heni, who advise international institutions and corporations on a wide scope of financing issues, notably regulatory matters. Paris-based Boris Martor is also a key contact.

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Foreign firms

Within: Foreign firms

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP’s Tunisia team is led by Farès Koussay El Heni and excels in corporate M&A, banking and insurance, among other areas. In recent work, the firm advised the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on the banking regulations and investment aspects of two high-value financial projects. Clients include the state of Tunisia and Nokia. Paris-based Boris Martor co-heads the Africa group and is recommended for his expertise in energy and infrastructure.

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