Mr Jean-Benoît Demaret > Bredin Prat > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Bredin Prat
75007 PARIS

Work Department





Jean-Benoît Demaret, Partner, is a member of the Corporate team.

He advises companies on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and securities law and notably handles cross-border transactions involving both privately and publicly held companies.

He advises companies of all nationalities and their directors in connection with external growth transactions, strategic alliances and joint ventures.


French, English


Admitted to the Paris bar (2013)


Jean-Benoît Demaret is a graduate of ESCP Europe (Specialised Master’s degree in International Business Law and Management, 2012), the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Master 2 in Financial Law, 2011) and the University of Nanterre Paris-Ouest La Défense (Master 2 in Business and Corporate Law, 2010).

Lawyer Rankings

France > Mergers and acquisitions

Bredin Prat is a powerhouse M&A firm that acts on high-end transactions involving France’s blue-chip companies and often the French state, as exemplified recently by its advice to EDF on its nationalisation by the French state. Its public M&A expertise makes it a key adviser to many of France’s leading companies for corporate deals and strategic corporate governance issues. The firm’s involvement also extends to private M&A and cross-border transactions. Patrick Dziewolski,  Benjamin Kanovitch and Olivier Assant  are standout names. Other strong advisers in the team include Sophie Cornette de Saint Cyr, Kate Romain, Matthieu Pouchepadass, Barthélémy CourteaultEmmanuel MassetJean-Benoît Demaret and Clémence Fallet .