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Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.
15 rue de Laborde
Paris
75008
France

Banking and finance: Bank regulatory Tier 1

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.’s well-rounded practice has a significant transactional dimension, which sits alongside its strength in general regulatory matters and banking and finance disputes. The team’s client base is equally wide-ranging and includes traditional financial services businesses and investment funds, through to emerging fintech players. Department head Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville has broad international experience, which marks him as a ‘great interlocutor for both domestic and international transactions’. Additional contacts include funds specialist Stéphane Puel, who brings to bear strong expertise in contentious and non-contentious matters, and up-and-coming partner Guillaume Goffin. Olivier Bernardi and senior counsel Benjamin Delaunay are also singled out by clients.

Practice head(s):

Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville; Stéphane Puel

Testimonials

Gide designed the full regulatory framework of our innovative investment platform. The quality of their work and advice enabled us to secure key partnerships with top-notch institutional funds.’

Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville’s team combines expertise, professionalism, listening and availability, for major project needs.’

Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville provides a tried and tested service; legal assistance combined with a broad understanding of the operational stakes, which make him a great interlocutor for both domestic and international transactions.

Olivier Bernardi and senior counsel Benjamin Delaunay are appreciated for their availability, knowledge and lateral thinking to find the right solutions.’

Key clients

Kepler Cheuvreux

Eurazeo

Icamap

Younited Credit

Banking and finance: transactional work Tier 1

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. has 'a great team that is well known on the Parisian scene for its skill and its availability'. The practice has extensive experience in bank lending, capital markets and structured finance across many asset classes and it acts for borrowers, lenders and sponsors. The firm is particularly strong in domestic transactions, though it also highly capable in cross-border matters, notably in the US, Europe and francophone Africa. Structured finance and project finance partner Eric Cartier-Millon, real estate finance partner Kamel Ben Salah, and up-and-coming partners Laetitia Lemercier and Thomas Binet are highly recommended. Structured finance partner Rémi Tabbagh acts for credit institutions, insurance companies and investment funds.

Practice head(s):

Kamel Ben-Salah; Eric Cartier-Millon; Rémi Tabbagh; Laetitia Lemercier; Thomas Binet

Testimonials

Thomas Binet, our main contact in the banking and finance team, has always exceeded our expectations in terms of agility in complex transactions, responsiveness and good market knowledge. At ease with both technical and commercial aspects, he has developed a good practice in private debt within the team and is well adapted to funds like ours.

‘Thomas Binet is an outstanding partner.’

The firm has extensive market knowledge and partner availability, strong execution capabilities with qualitative work delivered in a timely fashion, and the ability to interact and co-ordinate with other Gide teams to cover the whole spectrum of legal topics involved in a transaction.

Rémi Tabbagh has the ability to quickly deliver comprehensive analysis. He is reliable, solution-driven and has good negotiation skills, as well as the ability to remain available and hands-on during the whole transaction.

Key clients

BNP Paribas

Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank

Bank of Ireland

Société Générale

Natixis

CIC

HSBC France

ING

Morgan Stanley

KKR

Capital markets: debt capital markets Tier 1

The team at Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.  ‘knows the ins and outs of the industry’, which is evidenced by its ability to land key roles on many of the most high-profile debt capital markets deals to hit the market. In a headline example, Hubert Merveilleux du Vignaux (‘a key player in the French bond market’) was selected to advise SNCF Réseau on the takeover of €35bn worth of debt by the French government as part of the reform of France’s railway system. The comprehensive practice handles the full spread of matters, from standard capital markets deals through to heavily structured transactions, including hybrid deals, private placements, high-yield offerings and covered bonds. Merveilleux du Vignaux jointly heads the team together with Arnaud Duhamel and Melinda Stege-Arsouze. Highly rated counsel Laurent Vincent is an ‘excellent expert in his area’.

Practice head(s):

Hubert Merveilleux du Vignaux; Arnaud Duhamel; Melinda Stege-Arsouze

Testimonials

This team knows the ins and outs of the market, the history and reasoning behind every regulation and the exact range of what is negotiable and what is not.’

Gide has a multi-disciplinary team comprised of a large number of lawyers with a varied background, who have acquired a strong experience in the financial markets. This gives the firm an undeniable advantage in terms of the ability to respond to a large number of cases at the same time and of quality in the service provided.

It delivers cutting-edge advice quickly and at reasonable prices. It’s one of the very few teams having such extensive working knowledge of the market.

The Gide team we work with has always been very reactive in its responses and actions. Lawyers have very strong expertise and experience in the areas we are interested in. They provide very good advice on the various alternatives that we submit to them.’

Gide’s capital markets team has recognised expertise and is regularly mandated as an advisor on securities issuance programmes of large corporate debt.’

The firm delivers high-value legal advice and has the ability to anticipate clients’ needs and demands.’

Hubert Merveilleux du Vignaux has excellent knowledge of the law and the market, with a commercial approach.’

Hubert Merveilleux du Vignaux is a recognised expert on the financial markets and is consulted by the regulatory authorities during all revisions related to financial products.’

Merveilleux du Vignauxis stands out among his peers as one of the very few partners who will systematically pick up the phone and answer any questions in a crystal clear manner.’

Merveilleux du Vignaux is a key player in the French bond market, with an easy manner and international outlook.

Laurent Vincent is an excellent expert in his area: he is very efficient, always respects the deadlines, and always remains very calm and professional.

Laurent Vincent is very dedicated and efficient, with a strong business-orientation to allow the success of the deal.

Laurent Vincent was able to find, within the framework of an atypical deal, practical solutions.’

Laurent Vincent has very good technical knowledge of debt capital markets; this area is more a technical than a contractual subject, therefore it is compulsory to be supported by someone with very good technical skills and a good knowledge of market practice.’

Key clients

Europcar Group

Crédit Logement

CACIB

Société Générale

BNP Paribas

Veolia Environnement

CNP Assurances

Gecina

Citigroup Global Markets

Natixis

Banque Palatine

Crédit Mutuel Arkéa

Derivatives and structured finance Tier 1

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.’s structured finance practice forms a key part of one of the largest banking and finance offerings in France. The team is best known for its experience in equity derivatives and risk management transactions, where it routinely represents French and multinational banks, financial sponsors and companies. Among its other strong suits, the firm also houses robust expertise in securitisation and covered bonds. Xavier Chassin de Kergommeaux is an ‘outstanding lawyer’ and is sought after by French building societies and public-sector loan companies for his specialist knowledge in asset-backed finance, securitisations, covered bonds and structured finance. Arnaud Duhamel jointly heads the practice alongside de Kergommeaux and has a focus on equity derivative transactions and equity financings. Laurent Vincent, who made partner in 2020, is held up for his ‘spectacular expertise on all derivative documentations’.

Practice head(s):

Arnaud Duhamel; Xavier Chassin de Kergommeaux

Testimonials

The team provides a comprehensive service, from audit to negotiation of derivatives products, through to more general financing matters such as structured finance, capital markets and securitisation.

They are an excellent day-to-day legal partner for a corporate.’

They listen a lot to the clients and are available when needed. When there is a very specific question, they are able to find the right person very quickly.

Solid and recognised expertise. Clear about what they know and what they don’t know. Very reliable advisors providing tailor-made solutions to their clients.

They always find availability to work, even with short deadlines, and the quality is always there.’

Xavier Chassin de Kergommeaux is an outstanding lawyer.

Arnaud Duhamel has a very business-oriented and customer-focused approach.’

Laurent Vincent has spectacular expertise on all derivative documentations (French and UK), FBF and ISDA.

I work a lot with Laurent Vincent and I find him very accessible for people who are not in the law field. He is able to explain issues in very simple words and makes contracts as simple as possible. He also takes a position.

Key clients

Société Générale

Idinvest Partners SE

BNP Paribas

Crédit Agricole CIB

Natixis

UniCredit Bank AG

SCOR Investment Partners SE

Europcar Group

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Deutsche Bank

Employment Tier 1

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. houses a large employment team for a full-service business law firm, totalling 25 lawyers. The firm advises a longstanding prominent French and international client base, including leading luxury goods brands and energy and aviation companies. The practice has strong expertise in dealing with large-scale restructurings and mass litigation. The practice represents several insolvent companies in dealing with former employees' mass litigation disputes. In addition, the team is solicited to advise on sensitive criminal employment, harassment, discrimination and other working conditions-related issues, and assists clients during labour control inspections. Additionally, the team provides support to the firm's M&A practice. The team combines the expertise of the highly experienced Aurélien Boulanger, David Jonin, Baudouin de Moucheron, Guillaume Navarro, Foulques de Rostolan and François Vergne.

Practice head(s):

Aurélien Boulanger; David Jonin; Baudouin de Moucheron; Guillaume Navarro; Foulques de Rostolan; François Vergne

Testimonials

‘Foulques de Rostolan is particularly skilled and brilliant in dealing with mass liability claims. His tenacity and deep involvement in finding and analysing every piece of documents or arguments make him completely trustful and reliable for handling this type of claims.’

‘François Vergne is solution-oriented and has impeccable English language skills.’

Key clients

LVMH

CDC Habitat

DFDS Seaways

Stora Enso

AccorInvest

Akers

Vueling

Storengy

Alten

DPD France

FFT

Paris Inn Group

Air Austral

Council of Europe Development Bank

Mondadori

FNAC Darty

Thales

Environment Tier 1

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.’s five-lawyer team is retained by many of France’s leading industrial companies as well as international groups, including waste management, energy and oil-companies. Instructions often concern crisis management and litigation cases in relation to mining, pollution, remediation and environmental liability issues. The highly recognised Jean-Nicolas Clément also advises on highly sensitive matters in the nuclear sector. Finally, the practice also assists developers and companies on landmark public and private sector urban and property projects. Associate Alice Bouillié provides key support.

Practice head(s):

Jean-Nicolas Clément

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The team shows high-level availability and engagement. It demonstrates strong abilities in building up defence cases in relation to environmental authorisations.’

‘The team has in-depth expertise and provides strategic support. It has excellent knowledge of nuclear law issues and follows a practical and collaborative approach.’

‘Jean-Nicolas Clément is available, dedicated and skilled. He is a great asset to have on your side as a client. His complete mastering of his field and his high strategic sense are instrumental to help clients projects succeed.’

Key clients

Vinci Autoroute

Total

PSG

Agence Nationale de Gestion des Déchets Radioactifs (ANDRA)

Electricité De France (EDF)

BMW

Eqiom

UMICORE

ExxonMobil

Industry focus: Energy Tier 1

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. has the ability to cover the full range of energy-related matters thanks to the team's high-level project, contract, regulatory, finance and corporate expertise. With Michel Guénaire, who advises leading electricity producers, network providers and suppliers on strategic matters, including their representation in landmark litigation, the team counts one of the market's most experienced regulatory experts among its ranks. The practice recently advised on major domestic renewable energy brownfield transactions while its cross-border work saw the group act for financial institutions, state entities and sponsors on several of Africa’s largest renewable energy, hydropower and coal-fired projects. The team also advised on one of the world’s largest ongoing nuclear projects in India and took on major oil and gas instructions. Guénaire, Stéphane Vernay, John CrothersMarie Bouvet-Guiramand, Nicolas Jean and Alexis Pailleret co-head the practice. Victor Grandguillaume made partner in February 2020.

Practice head(s):

Michel Guénaire; Stéphane Vernay; John Crothers; Marie Bouvet-Guiramand; Nicolas Jean; Alexis Pailleret

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The team displays an outstanding understanding of stakeholders’ expectations. Their participation in various projects across the globe has granted them clear expertise with experts worldwide.’

‘The team is highly professional and accessible. Lawyers really care to address clients’ concerns in providing the best and most innovative solutions. It is also very proactive.’

‘Marie Bouvet-Guiramand knows exactly what clients’ expectation are. She genuinely understands the constraints of all parties involved in a transaction and is able to propose solutions that are win-win for all parties.’

‘Alexis Pailleret is a deal-oriented M&A lawyer who is strongly focused on business results. He is able to negotiate commercial issues and the whole contractual framework, which makes him a very valuable adviser.’

Key clients

EDF

Meridiam

IFC – International Finance Corporation

Eiffage Infrastructures

Poleol & Imwind

Exeltium

Teréga SNAM

Total Direct Energie

SNEDAI Group

Petroci Holdings

Contino SA

Debiopharm Holding  SA

Cryo Pur

Organisation de la Communauté Economique des Etats des Pays des Grands Lacs (CEPGL) pour l’Energie des Pays des Grands Lacs (EGL)

Industry focus: Luxury goods Tier 1

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. has strong IP and trade mark expertise through Emmanuel Larere, who assists prominent French luxury fashion and perfume brands with their trade mark strategies and the management of infringement disputes. The firm also offers very strong distribution law expertise through Antoine Choffel and Franck Audran, both of whom assist prominent luxury fashion, perfume and cosmetic brands with the setting up and protection of selective distribution networks in France and in Europe.

Practice head(s):

Antoine Choffel; Olivier Diaz; David Jonin; Emmanuel Larere; Franck Audran

Key clients

LVMH

Clarins

Parfums Christian Dior

CELINE

L’Oréal

Parfums Guerlain

L’Oréal

FEBEA

Maus Frères

Industry focus: Telecoms Tier 1

At Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I., Olivier Cousi, who became the new chairman of the Paris bar in January 2020, chairs the firm's telecoms practice. Cousi's extensive experience is notably sought after by blue-chip French, US and Chinese telecoms operators in relation to France's, Europe's and Africa's legal telecoms framework. With the support from associate Dane Rimsevica, Cousi's team has a strong involvement in Africa where it regularly assists telecoms operators, state entities and international organisations with strategic legal studies on the development of the telecoms regulatory and infrastructure market in various African countries.

Practice head(s):

Olivier Cousi

Key clients

SOGEM MALI

WARCIP Togo

Marpij Consulting – ECOWAS

ARTEC MADAGASCAR

Teyliom

Cabo Verde Telecom

Insurance Tier 1

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. houses a multi-disciplinary insurance, industry risk and transport group, which acts on a mix of regulatory and contentious issues. The practice draws on standalone offerings in insurance and reinsurance, insurance litigation, industrial risk and transport, and counts domestic and global insurers, reinsurers, brokers, equipment providers and transport operators among its key clients. Particularly prominent in litigation, the group routinely advises on an array of civil, commercial and criminal cases. Richard Ghueldre jointly leads the department and is recognised for his broad practice spanning contract law, regulatory issues and insurance disputes. Group co-head Capucine Bernier handles a wide range of insurance litigation but is mainly active in disputes concerning non-life insurance areas, including damages, civil and professional liability and unusual and industrial risks.

Practice head(s):

Richard Ghueldre; Capucine Bernier

Key clients

Ageas

AIG

Allianz

AXA

BNP Paribas Cardif

CCR

DCNS

Aon

EDF

Eli Globa

Eurazeo

Europcar

Europ Assistance

La Banque postale

Le Conservateur

Legal & General

MACSF

MAF

Natixis

Odysseyre

Orange

Paris Saint-Germain Football Club

Peugeot

PSA

QBE

Renault

RTE

SCOR

Société Générale

Intellectual property: Copyright Tier 1

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. assists notable clients from a wide spectrum of industries, with a particular focus on the fashion, technology and automotive sectors, among them household names including Renault. Arnaud MichelGrégoire Triet and Emmanuel Larere are particularly strong in litigious matters, and are frequently instructed to represent clients in copyright infringement cases. Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier frequently advises clients on the intellectual property implications of transactions. Other key names to note are Jean-Hyacinthe de MitryOlivier Cousi and counsel Julien Guinot-Deléry.

Practice head(s):

Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier; Emmanuel Larere; Arnaud Michel; Jean-Hyacinthe de Mitry; Grégoire Triet; Olivier Cousi; Julien Guinot-Deléry

Testimonials

They always win. I mean ALWAYS. It is uncanny.

Key clients

Fondazione Prada

Renault

Shanghai Icicle Fashion Co Ltd

Intellectual property: Patents Tier 1

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. fields 'a responsive, thorough, creative, to-the-point and highly effective' team. The firm has strengthened its range by taking on noteworthy new clients from the technology sector, including Apple and Verasonics. Litigation is an important focus; Emmanuel Larere and Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier are acting for Bristol-Myers Squibb and its licensor, Japanese laboratory Ono Pharmaceutical, which specialises in cancer treatment, with two appeals before the Paris court regarding the refusal, by the French patent office, of two SPCs related to two major immunotherapy treatments. Other key names to note are Jean-Hyacinthe de MitryGrégoire Triet and Arnaud Michel.

Practice head(s):

Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier; Emmanuel Larere; Arnaud Michel; Jean-Hyacinthe de Mitry; Grégoire Triet

Testimonials

Grégoire Triet and his team is the go-to place in France for patents. Responsive, thorough, creative, to the point and highly effective. We have been instructing them for many years and have been very satisfied with their performance time and time again. It is a privilege to be working with them.

Key clients

Guerbet

Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) and ONO Pharmaceuticals

Maury Imprimeur

Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH

Koninklijke Douwe Egberts BV (“KDE”), part of Jacobs Douwe Egberts group (“JDE”)

Apple

Janssen (J&J) and G.D. Searle (Pfizer)

Sanofi

Verasonics

Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs Tier 1

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.'s large intellectual property team has a strong focus on contentious matters.  Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier is representing Abercrombie & Fitch in litigation in which the opposite party has challenged the validity of numerous of its trade marks for non-use. Jean-Hyacinthe de Mitry is 'a remarkable lawyer in the field of intellectual property'. Grégoire Triet is defending Valentino Couture in trade mark and copyright infringement litigation. On the non-contentious side, Emmanuel Larere is assisting Celine with the implementation of its worldwide intellectual property strategy following the arrival of Hedi Slimane as its new artistic director. Arnaud Michel is another key name to note.

Practice head(s):

Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier; Emmanuel Larere; Arnaud Michel; Jean-Hyacinthe de Mitry; Grégoire Triet

Testimonials

They always win.

Strengths: knowing the ability of practice members to work as a team by grouping the different skills of each.

Able to work as a team on important cases and to combine the skills of each member of the practice. Very great professionalism. An international influence which facilitates the management of files. Jean-Hyacinthe de Mitry is a remarkable lawyer in the field of intellectual property.

Private equity: venture/growth capital Tier 1

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. remains among the most active venture and growth capital practices in France. The group stands out through the combination of its well-rounded financing offering, including profit-sharing and incentive plans, and its experience in securities law and private investment in public equity. The team specialises in investments and fundraisings in the technology sector, but also demonstrates strength in other sectors, including the retail and hotel and leisure sector. Pierre Karpik and David-James Sebag, who splits his time between the New York and Paris offices, are the heads of the team.

Practice head(s):

Pierre Karpik; David-James Sebag

Testimonials

The team has an outstanding knowledge of the industry and all members have excellent technical and negotiation skills.

Pierre Karpik and David-James Sebag are both very experienced, very connected. They are both very available and committed on deals. Having represented both entrepreneurs and funds on many occasions, they do have a great understanding of each party’s needs and are very good at making the transaction happen.

Pierre Karpik has incredible knowledge and experience in M&A and fundraising legal aspects. He has the right mindset and perfectly understands the dynamics at work. I would highly recommend working with him.

Key clients

Accel Partners

Bpifrance

Dataïku

Doctolib

Eurazeo Growth

General Catalyst

Innovafeed

Launchmetrics

Meero

Partech Partners

Project finance Tier 1

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.’s 29-lawyer team runs a comprehensive practice. The firm is a key player for large PPP and infrastructure projects in France. The international practice is equally strong and advises on major infrastructure projects in Africa. The group stands out for advising leading financial institutions, sponsors and governmental entities on landmark renewables and power projects, but also acts on several projects in Asia, including one of the continent’s ground-breaking nuclear projects in India and strategic oil and gas projects. The practice is co-headed by Stéphane Vernay and Marie Bouvet-Guiramand, both key names for international projects. Other key members for international projects include the highly-experienced John Crother, Nicolas Jean and Victor Grandguillaume who became a partner in February 2020. Thomas Courtel and Laetitia Lemercier are top names for domestic work.

Practice head(s):

Stéphane Vernay; Marie Bouvet-Guiramand

Key clients

Naval Group

EDF

Organisation de la Communauté Economique des Etats des Pays des Grands Lacs (CEPGL) pour l’Energie des Pays des Grands Lacs (EGL)

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)

Meridiam and FGIS

Consortium composed of Eiffage, Mirova, Engie and Recrea

The Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the government of Barbados

International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Government of Senegal

European Investment Bank (EIB), International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Government of Botswana

International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Government of Malawi

French Ministry of Transport

ARELIA and sponsors: Bouygues, DIF and Abeedeen

SNEDAI group

Petroci Holdings

Société Ivoirienne de Raffinage

Ministry of Tourism and Leisure of Ivory Coast

Real estate Tier 1

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. 's stellar 40-lawyer team allows the firm to handle a high volume of transactions for a wide base of clients, including many leading French and international investors, developers and banks. The practice was recently involved in several landmark transactions, notably advising on high-end retail and residential portfolio deals. The practice also helped with the negotiation of strategic partnerships and advised on many major office and retail property asset transactions, as well as on new significant urban development projects and major lease negotiations. The property finance expertise also ranks among the finest in France and is entrusted by banks and investors to advise on the structuring of their largest transactions. Finally, the firm also undertakes complex corporate and fund formation work. Frédéric Nouel heads a practice which combines many experienced partners including: Stanislas Dwernicki, Eric Martin-Impératori, Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse, Bertrand Oldra, Christopher Szostak, Hugues Moreau, Jean-François Levraud and Nicolas Planchot . Kamel Ben Salah, Rémi Tabbagh and Laetitia Lemercier all provide high-end real estate property expertise. Counsel Constantin Miliotis is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Frédéric Nouel

Testimonials

‘The team is extremely agile and diligent. It is very reactive, very thorough and professional.’

‘An always responsive and efficient team with top expertise in all real estate matters.’

‘The team is made up of dedicated experienced partners with a class of brilliant associates.’

‘The team has strong knowledge of the real estate market and understands perfectly clients’ needs. It is always quite responsive.’

‘The team shows strong execution capabilities, extensive market knowledge, and an ability to interact with other departments to cover the whole spectrum of a real estate finance transaction.’  

‘Frédéric Nouel demonstrates great business understanding and versatility. His advice is also always very precise.’

 ‘Hugues Moreau provides fast, very efficient and enjoyable services.’

‘Bertrand Oldra is a very business oriented professional. His appeasing approach is an asset during difficult and tense negotiations.’

‘Christopher Szostak has a very business oriented approach and wide expertise. His commitment and dedication are a key component to his clients’ success. He always finds solutions to close up a deal.’

‘Remy Tabbagh is a great professional who has fine understanding of clients’ motives and constraints.’

‘Jean-François Levraud shows a very pragmatic and business oriented approach. He also shows a very good fighting spirit during negotiations.’

‘Nicolas Planchot puts himself into the shoes of investors. He is extremely strong at incorporating corporate and strategic considerations into real estate deals.’                   

 ‘Counsel Constantin Miliotis is talented and provides fast and accurate analysis.’

Key clients

BNP Paribas

Swiss Life Management Partners

ICAMAP/ICAWOOD

EURAZEO Patrimoine

Emerige

Groupe Casino

Groupe Monoprix

McArthuglen European Development Limited

Nuveen

Oxford Properties

Westbrook Partners

APICIL

JP Morgan Asset Management

GLL Real Estate Partners

Les Nouveaux Constructeurs & Aermont Capital

AccorInvest

Brookfield

Infrared Capital Partners

Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank,

BNP Paribas,

Société Générale

Amundi

Mirae

CACIB

ING

HELABA

Natixis

Administrative and public law Tier 2

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. combines high-level expertise in several areas. Through Michel Guénaire, the practice has leading regulatory expertise, especially in the energy sector where its know-how is second to none. The public sector contract and project expertise is also very strong. In that field, the firm regularly earns top-level instructions from French governmental entities and sponsors alike thanks to Thomas Courtel and Bénédicte Mazel. Finally, the urban planning and public domain expertise is sought-after by leading property developers and companies to obtain and defend permit authorisations concerning landmark public and private-sector projects, such as train station renovation, commercial centres and office tower projects. Emmanuel Vital-Durand and Alexandre Gauthier are also highly recommended.

Practice head(s):

Michel Guénaire; Thomas Courtel; Bénédicte Mazel; Emmanuel Vital-Durand; Alexandre Gauthier

Testimonials

‘The firm has absolutely remarkable knowledge of public law, combined with an excellent understanding of underlying political issues.’

‘The team is very available and understands quickly and fully complex matters. They deliver timely analysis.’

‘Emmanuel Vital-Durand is excellent, and highly appreciated for his ability to surround himself with a marvellous team of collaborators, and his ability to listen and develop relationships with his clients.’

‘Bénédicte Mazel demonstrates a very clear understanding of clients’ needs, formulates thoughtful, appropriate and pragmatic recommendations and is very efficient in negotiations.’

Key clients

Eiffage

Enedis

French State

TELT (SAS Tunnel Euralpin Lyon Turin)

Lonza

SMTPC (Company Marseillaise du Tunnel Prado Fairing)

US Embassy in France

SNCF Réseau,

Kaufman & Broad

Altarea-Cogedim

Indigo Elogie

Société NUMA – Partouche Group

Ardian

Capital markets: equity capital markets Tier 2

The ‘very dynamic’ team at Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. won a string of high-profile underwriter-side roles over the past year, for which it acted for major French and global financial institutions. The group also advises issuers on equity capital markets transactions, particularly corporates operating in the life sciences and technology sectors. Its extensive product expertise spans IPOs, convertible bonds, share capital increases, equity-linked transactions and private placements — it also has strong experience in US-related offerings. Arnaud Duhamel handles the full gamut of equity-related matters and sources highlight his ‘out-of-the-box thinking’. Melinda Stege-Arsouze, who is US- and French-qualified, jointly heads the department alongside Duhamel and is noted for her international focus. Impressive counsel Guilhem Richard is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Arnaud Duhamel; Melinda Stege-Arsouze

Testimonials

Gide’s strong capital markets team is very dynamic.’

The team is very tight and available, particularly partners Arnaud Duhamel and Melinda Stege-Arsouze, as well as counsel Guilhem Richard.

We value Arnaud Duhamel’s availability, knowledge, depth of analysis and out-of-the-box thinking.’

Key clients

Société Générale

Inventiva

Erytech Pharma

GenSight Biologics

Morgan Stanley

République Française – Agence des Participations de l’Etat

EOS Imaging

Veolia

Citigroup Global Markets Ltd

Stiffel

Jefferies

Goldman Sachs

Credit Agricole CIB

HSBC

Natixis

BNPParibas

Oddo

EFG Hermes

Compliance Tier 2

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. advises leading companies as well as leading banks and financial institutions on the setting up of anti-corruption, anti-bribery and anti-money laundering compliance programmes. The firm is also consulted on sensitive issues such as international sanctions and assists clients facing audits and investigations from France’s anti-corruption, competition, banking and financial markets regulators. Bruno Quentin, Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry and new experienced recruit Sophie Scemla who joined in 2019 from Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP co-head the practice together. Also involved are competition partner Antoine Choffel, and banking and finance experts Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville and Olivier Bernardi.

Practice head(s):

Bruno Quentin; Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry; Sophie Scemla 

Testimonials

‘The highly able Sophie Scemla has unique mixed criminal defense and compliance background experience, wrapped up within a global reach and network capabilities.’

‘Olivier Bernardi and senior counsel Benjamin Delaunay show great availability, knowledge and thinking ability that enable clients to build innovative investment solutions in compliance with regulators and MiFID II’s requirements.’

Data privacy and data protection Tier 2

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. is especially active for clients from the financial services, insurance and fintech sectors, but matters relating to the marketing, retail and tourism industries also form a significant part of its workload. Thierry Dor heads the team, which has strength in advisory work and contentious matters, including representation in procedures brought by the French data protection authority. The team's wide-ranging services include day-to-day advice as well as high-stakes project work. While the firm has strong French roots, its membership of TechLaw, the global network of law firms specialising in the TMT sector, adds strong international credentials.

Practice head(s):

Thierry Dor

Key clients

France Télévisions

Dispute resolution: Stock market litigation Tier 2

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. handles the full spectrum of issues pertaining to the financial services and securities sector, and is retained by leading banks and asset management funds to advise on AMF financial services regulatory and market abuse investigations. The team regularly defends bankers, CEOs and individuals; it successfully defended a UK-based banker who was sued by the AMF for alleged unlawful disclosure of inside information pertaining to the contemplated $15bn acquisition of T-mobile US by Iliad. The practice fields top experts in securities issues, financial services work and litigation with Jean-Guillaume de TocquevilleBruno Quentin, Stéphane Puel and Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry as key practitioners.

Practice head(s):

Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville; Bruno Quentin; Stéphane Puel; Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry

Testimonials

The firm provides bespoke services and demonstrates high-level technique. The team is available, committed and flexible.

The firm has in-depth regulatory knowledge and knows what the regulator’s expectations are. It provides high-quality work.

Jean-philippe Pons-Henry is the ideal lawyer; he is knowledgeable, delivers clear and simple advice, is available, easy to work with, hard worker, quick and positive whatever the situation is.

EU, competition and distribution Tier 2

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. has a large 23-lawyer Paris-based team in addition to further capabilities available at the firm's Brussels office. The group fields a solid domestic antitrust and merger control caseload, with a client base that includes leading French and international companies from various sectors, such as the food, media, pharmaceutical and industrial sector. The practice also assists several high-profile beauty brands, notably in dealing with sensitive distribution issues in France and in Europe. Finally, the team also handles several damage claim lawsuits following previous EU and domestic cartel condemnations. The team is co-headed by Antoine Choffel, Emmanuel Reille, Dimitri Dimitrov and Franck Audran.

Practice head(s):

Antoine Choffel; Emmanuel Reille; Dimitri Dimitrov; Franck Audran

Testimonials

‘The firm has a very strong EU and competition practice thanks to very strong Paris and Brussels-based teams.’

‘Antoine Choffel is one of the best lawyers in France for all antitrust matters.’

‘Emmanuel Reille and Franck Audran are very strong partners, both very experienced and business-oriented.’

Key clients

Iveco

Conseil National de l’Ordre des Architectes

STILH

Maus Frères SA

L’Oréal

Fnac-Darty

Cosmetics Europe

FEBEA

AVRIL

Transat

Webedia

Paris Olympics 2024

Huawei

Arnoldo Mondadori Editore

Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences Tier 2

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. has strong pharmaceutical and life sciences patent litigation know-how. The practice acts for leading French and international laboratories in biosimilar, SPC, generics and medical device patent disputes, often against other top industry players. Representing Sanofi, the group is in charge of the French aspects of a multi-jurisdictional patent infringement case against Mylan regarding a biosimilar insulin pen. Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier, Grégoire TrietJean-Hyacinthe de Mitry and Dimitri Dimitrov, who was active for medical device manufacturers in product liability cases, are the main practitioners. Finally, the practice also fields a busy venture capital caseload advising biotech and medtech companies and investors during fundraising transactions. Arnaud Duhamel, Anne TolilaPierre Karpik and David-James Sebag are the specialists in that area.

Practice head(s):

Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier; Dimitri Dimitrov; Arnaud Duhamel; Anne Tolila

Key clients

Guerbet

Coloplast

Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS)

ONO Pharmaceuticals (Ono)

Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH.

J&J

Pfizer

Industry focus: IT and internet Tier 2

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. regularly advises on major digital transformation projects and large-scale industrial projects involving major IT and data components in addition to taking on related litigation. Headed by Thierry Dor, the ten-lawyer team is entrusted by leading French banks, major industrial companies and internet companies, local public sector entities and several technology providers. The practice recently assisted a high-profile internet company with a major online marketplace platform project. Counsel Julien Guinot-Deléry provides key support.

Practice head(s):

Thierry Dor

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

The team has a very strong IT practice and is business-oriented.’

‘Thierry Dor always makes himself available, has a great knowledge of the IT industry and provides practical advice.’

Key clients

Naval Group

France Télévisions

Ubisoft

Ile de France Region

Media and entertainment: Television/radio Tier 2

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. is adviser to several major public radio and TV broadcasters, including Radio France, France Télévisions and Arte. The firm is notably defending Radio France in libel lawsuits. The French Ministry of Culture also turns to the firm for media sector-related advice. TMT partner Olivier Cousi and counsel Julien Guinot-Deléry are the key contacts.

Practice head(s):

Olivier Cousi; Julien Guinot-Deléry

Testimonials

‘Counsel Julien Guinot-Deléry is an exceptional lawyer who demonstrates high-level professionalism and rigour. He is very enthusiastic and anticipates matters.’

Key clients

Radio France

La Comédie Française

France Télévisions

ARTE

French Ministry of Culture and Communication

WEBEDIA

Spideo

Mergers and acquisitions Tier 2

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. remains one of the most active teams in the market thanks to its strength in domestic and cross-border work and the depth of its bench. The group is active across all market segments, with a particularly busy caseload in the upper mid-cap and large-cap range. The French firm has a wide sectorial range and an international footprint, with offices in the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia as well as in Central and Eastern Europe. Practice head Olivier Diaz, Charles de RealsDidier Martin, Guillaume Rougier-Brierre, Nadège NguyenJean-Gabriel Flandrois, Thomas Urlacher, Alexis Pailleret, Axelle Toulemonde, Christophe Eck and Antoine Lelong are key contacts. Jean-Francois Louit and Caroline Lan joined from Mayer Brown in September 2019.

Practice head(s):

Olivier Diaz

Testimonials

The team at Gide is highly skilled, provides very high-quality work and is very responsive and flexible.

Outstanding breadth of compentences and resources – ability to involve specialists of any domain. Outstanding availability.

A great all-round practice with very competent and expert partners in all fields.

The team is very dedicated and solution-oriented. Strong negotiation skills.

The Gide team under the lead of Olivier Diaz combines high-level technical skills with business acumen, indispensable pragmatism and constant availability.

Olivier Diaz and Charles de Reals are two great experts.

Nadège Nguyen is a highly competent lawyer, with a broad understanding of business issues and a straight-forward approach.

Thomas Urlacher is a highly skilled lawyer, able to provide reliable deal documentation very quickly and fully committed to his clients.

Axelle Toulemonde was especially reactive and committed when negotiations were long and complex.

Alexis Pailleret: high attention to details while remaining solution-driven, unique negotiation skills and ability to manage deadlock situations, strong knowledge in the infrastructure asset class (but not only), available 24/7, high English proficiency, unanimously appreciated personality.

Key clients

Arkéa

Axa

BNP Paribas

Essilor Luxottica

Eurazeo

Fnac Darty

Groupama

Maus Frères

Mirova

Pernod Ricard

Private equity: Fund formation Tier 2

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. covers a broad range of funds, spanning private equity and venture capital funds, real estate, infrastructure and debt funds as well as UCITS funds. The team acts for both sponsors and investors and frequently contributes to the development of new regulations in France and the European Union. With its strong domestic roots in addition to its extensive track record in advising on cross-border matters, the group has one of the most diverse client lists in the market and counts global and European asset managers as well as French private fund managers among its clients. Ann Baker and managing partner Stéphane Puel are the key names, with counsel Rima Maitrehenry involved in a number of high-profile mandates.

Practice head(s):

Ann Baker; Stéphane Puel

Testimonials

The team is very attentive to the client’s needs and originality and builds a legal framework that truly addresses the client’s needs while maintaining each client’s individuality. The team does not try to push off-the-shelf answers but customizes its response providing high value to the clients.

Professional, strong sector knowledge, flexible and adaptable, personalised approach, creative thinking.

Rima Maitrehenry has been by far the most thorough and original lawyer we have worked with. She thinks outside of the box, protects the client’s original focus to situations, is very attentive to the overall context in which every document she produces come into play, thus providing us with high value added input and well thought-out answers and frameworks.

Rima Maitrehenry is very responsive and has an outstanding knowledge of industry practices. Furthermore, she is one of the very few lawyers on the market who actually understands the finance and accounting aspects of funds.

Key clients

Algonquin

Eiffel Investment Group

Eurazeo

Five Arrows Managers

Gaia Capital Partners

Omnes Capital

Primonial REIM

Schneider Electric

Swiss Life Asset Management

Tikehau Investment Managers

Tax Tier 2

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.'s large team has a strong focus on transactional tax. The team advises on the tax structuring of many of the firm's most significant M&A, private equity and property transactions and has 'deep knowledge of tax for real estate investment funds'. Highlights included advising Swiss Life Asset Managers on the acquisition of a €1.7bn Paris office portfolio from Terreïs. The team is highly proficient in the context of capital markets and finance-related transactions, while also handling standalone tax advice and tax controversy cases. Leading companies, private equity funds, property investors and banks are clients. Laurent Modave, Magali Buchert, Olivier Dauchez and Bertrand Jouanneau are the key contacts. London-based counsel Alexandre Bochu also contributes.

Practice head(s):

Laurent Modave; Magali Buchert; Olivier Dauchez; Bertrand Jouanneau

Testimonials

‘The firm’s tax practice is outstanding. Its partners, seniors and associates are very sharp and have a deep knowledge of tax for real estate investment funds. They have a very good trial culture which makes their advice very strong on tax structuring and due diligence work’

Key clients

Swiss Life Asset Managers

Eurazeo

Fnac Darty

Casino Group

BPCE

BNP Paribas

Amundi

Horizon

Grupo Planeta

Drivy

Arkéa

Fives Arrows

Evolem

Katjes International

ICAMAP

Aermont Capital

Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation Tier 3

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. is retained by banks and financial institutions to handle banking, insurance and other financially related cases, including insolvency related disputes. The firm also deals with commercial litigation. Bruno Quentin, Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry and Sophie Scemla , who joined from Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP , co-head the practice.

Practice head(s):

Bruno Quentin; Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry; Sophie Scemla

Dispute resolution: International arbitration Tier 3

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.'s Paris and London offices often team up together to handle cases. The Paris team mainly acts in commercial arbitration cases, spanning oil and gas, construction, energy, corporate and commercial issues. The firm acts for French companies as well as international groups. It is handling several matters concerning Algerian, Middle Eastern and African corporations. The firm is also sought after to handle enforcement cases before French courts and is also regularly entrusted by the International Chamber of Commerce to help with its most strategic judicial cases. The firm's practice is jointly headed by Christian Camboulive, Carole Malinvaud, Alexandra Munoz and London-based Rupert Reece.

Practice head(s):

Christian Camboulive; Carole Malinvaud; Alexandra Munoz; Rupert Reece

Testimonials

‘Hands-on and no nonsense approach. They go into the tiniest detail of any commercial transaction to ensure full understanding before filing any court action. They provide brief and clear explanations regarding procedural matters.’

‘Strong knowledge of arbitration procedures.’

‘Very responsive and professional team. Very thorough work and support. Very good advice.

‘Christian Cambouvile has a hands-on approach. He looks at a file from different angles in order to find and anticipate any weak spots and counter-arguments. He quickly grasps subtleties of the most complex commercial transactions.

‘Alexandra Munoz demonstrates great analytical skills.’

Key clients

International Chamber of Commerce

Crédit Foncier de France

Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani

Finmeccanica

Saipem

Mr. Victor Pey-Casado

President Allende Foundation

Petroci

Dispute resolution: White-collar crime Tier 3

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. acts for banks, companies and high-level officers. The practice manages a broad range of cases, spanning sensitive corruption issues as well as matters relating to public tenders or involving the criminal liability of public officials, in France and overseas, notably in Africa. It is also dealing with tax fraud and abuse of companies’ assets cases, as well as matters linked to major industrial accidents. The practice is jointly headed by Bruno Quentin, Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry and new arrival Sophie Scemla, who joined from Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP.

Practice head(s):

Bruno Quentin; Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry; Sophie Scemla

Key clients

SNCF

Top manager of Business France

Mr. Alexander Studhalter

AhTop

The firm: Gide is a leading international law firm and the first to have originated in France. Founded in Paris in 1920, the firm now operates from 12 offices worldwide. With 550 lawyers, drawn from 35 different nationalities, Gide offers some of the most respected specialists in all sectors of national and international finance and business law. In each of its offices in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and North America, the firm provides its clients with comprehensive knowledge of local markets, regional expertise, and the resources of an international law firm.

With over 200 lawyers working outside France, Gide has a truly international presence, including in New York and London where its American and British lawyers cover all aspects of US and English law and, in particular, international financing transactions. Gide has a long-standing full-service presence in a number of countries where the legal system is based on Roman-Germanic principles and, in particular, in Brussels, Central and Eastern Europe (two offices in Poland and Turkey, and some 80 lawyers), North Africa and the Middle East (four offices in Algeria, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia and over 40 lawyers) and Asia (two offices in China, and some 30 lawyers).

Gide regularly works in close co-operation with leading law firms in the countries where it does not have offices and is a member of several international legal networks (including the European Network
together with Chiomenti, Cuatrecasas and Gleiss Lutz, and Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms – Gide is the exclusive member firm for France).

Gide is widely regarded as a key player throughout Africa, having advised a broad, blue-chip client base on a range of complex and challenging transactions for some 50 years. Its experience and expertise extend across the entire continent not only in French-speaking Western and Central Africa but also in Southern and Eastern Africa and in Portuguese-speaking countries.

Main Areas of Practice:  The firm is a full-service international firm. Its areas of expertise include: arbitration; banking and finance/capital markets; bankruptcy/ insolvency; competition/international trade; compliance and corporate investigations; criminal and commercial litigation; data protection; employment; energy; health law; insurance, industrial risk and transport; intellectual property/ telecommunications, media and technology; mergers and acquisitions/corporate law; oil, gas and mining law; projects (finance and infrastructure); private equity; public private partnerships; public law and environment; real estate transactions and financing; tax.

Organised into international practice groups, each specialising in a specific area of business law, Gide can draw on a veritable pool of market-recognised specialists who can act on all kinds of cases. The firm is in a position to set up task forces comprising legal and sector experts to best serve the needs of its clients.

In line with its pioneering spirit and ambition to be a reference law firm as regards innovation, Gide has set up a new team – Gide 255 – dedicated to offering strategic, legal and regulatory advice on all matters related to its clients’ digital transformation.  This team of experts in the fields of regulation, innovation and strategy aims to offer “augmented” advice on changing business models and new behaviours that are deeply affected by the development of advanced technologies. It also offers high-end support to help advance the changing legal and regulatory framework both in France and abroad, whether ongoing or to come. Gide 255 covers in particular the growing stakes of blockchain, ICOs, artificial intelligence, automation and various aspects of data processing.

The recognised know-how of all Gide teams as regards business law, combined with the comprehensive experience of this new team on all challenges pertaining to digital transformation, together enable the firm to offer its clients a unique tool to help decision-making processes in a context that is disrupted by the advent of breakthrough technologies.

Clients: Gide acts for a wide range of private and public clients, including mid-caps, multinational corporations, local authorities, sovereign states, international institutions and start-ups.

Department Name Email Telephone
Arbitration Christian Camboulive
Arbitration Carole Malinvaud
Banking and finance Eric Cartier-Millon
Banking and finance Xavier de Kergommeaux
Competition/international trade Antoine Choffel
Competition/international trade Emmanuel Reille
Criminal and commercial litigation Michel Pitron
Criminal and commercial litigation Bruno Quentin
Employment David Jonin
Employment Foulques de Rostolan
Insurance, industrial risk and transport Richard Ghueldre
Insurance, industrial risk and transport Capucine Bernier
Intellectual property Grégoire Triet
Intellectual property Emmanuel Larere
M&A, corporate law Christophe Eck
M&A, corporate law Didier G Martin
Projects (finance and infrastructure) John Crothers
Projects (finance and infrastructure) Stéphane Vernay
Public law and environment Michel Guénaire
Public law and environment Thomas Courtel
Real estate, property Stanislas Dwernicki
Real estate, property Hugues Moreau
Restructuring and insolvency Jean-Gabriel Flandrois
Tax Olivier Dauchez
Tax Laurent Modave
Telecommunications, media and technology Olivier Cousi
Telecommunications, media and technology Thierry Dor
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Mr Franck Audran  photo Mr Franck Audran Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2007, partner Franck Audran specialises in…
Mr Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse  photo Mr Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse Partner Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse is a member of Gide’s Real Estate…
Ms Ann Baker  photo Ms Ann Baker Ann G. Baker is a partner in Gide’s Banking & Finance practice…
Mr Kamel Ben Salah  photo Mr Kamel Ben Salah Kamel Ben Salah, partner in the Banking & Finance practice group in…
Mr Olivier Bernardi  photo Mr Olivier Bernardi Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2009, partner Olivier Bernardi specialises in…
Ms Capucine Bernier  photo Ms Capucine Bernier Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1998, partner Capucine Bernier specialises in…
Mr Aurélien Boulanger  photo Mr Aurélien Boulanger Aurélien Boulanger is a partner in the Criminal and Commercial Litigation and…
Ms Marie Bouvet-Guiramand  photo Ms Marie Bouvet-Guiramand Partner Marie Bouvet-Guiramand, specialised in Project Finance, joined Gide in 2002. She…
Ms Magali Buchert  photo Ms Magali Buchert A partner in Gide’s Tax practice group in Paris, Magali Buchert practises…
Mr Christian Camboulive  photo Mr Christian Camboulive Christian Camboulive is a partner within Gide’s Dispute Resolution practice group. He…
Mr Eric Cartier-Millon  photo Mr Eric Cartier-Millon Eric Cartier-Millon joined Gide in 1990 and became partner in the Banking…
Mr Antoine Choffel  photo Mr Antoine Choffel Antoine Choffel is a member of the Competition & International Trade practice…
Mr Jean-Nicolas Clément  photo Mr Jean-Nicolas Clément Partner Jean-Nicolas Clément provides advice as well as assistance in litigation matters…
Mr Thomas Courtel  photo Mr Thomas Courtel Thomas Courtel joined Gide in 1999 and became partner in 2008. He…
Mr Olivier Cousi  photo Mr Olivier Cousi Partner Olivier Cousi helped set up Gide’s Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Media &…
Mr John D Crothers  photo Mr John D Crothers John Crothers is a partner in the Gide Projects (Finance & Infrastructure)…
Mr Olivier Dauchez  photo Mr Olivier Dauchez Partner Olivier Dauchez is experienced in business and corporate law with a…
Ms Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier  photo Ms Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier Raphaëlle Dequiré-Portier has been advising and assisting clients in disputes with regard…
Mr Olivier Diaz  photo Mr Olivier Diaz Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1990, partner Olivier Diaz has over…
Mr Dimitri Dimitrov  photo Mr Dimitri Dimitrov Admitted to the Paris Bar, partner Dimitri Dimitrov is a member of Gide’s…
Mr Thierry Dor  photo Mr Thierry Dor Thierry Dor is the partner in charge of information technology and personal…
Mr Stanislas Dwernicki  photo Mr Stanislas Dwernicki Stanislas Dwernicki is a partner in Gide’s Real Estate Transactions and Financing…
Mr Christophe Eck  photo Mr Christophe Eck Partner Christophe Eck specialises on mergers & acquisitions, private equity, stock exchange…
Mr Jean-Gabriel Flandrois  photo Mr Jean-Gabriel Flandrois Jean-Gabriel Flandrois is a partner in Gide’s Mergers & Acquisitions /Corporate practice…
Mr Alexandre Gauthier  photo Mr Alexandre Gauthier Alexandre Gauthier is a partner within Gide’s Public and Environment Law practice…
Mr Richard Ghueldre  photo Mr Richard Ghueldre Partner Richard Ghueldre specialises in insurance and reinsurance law in addition to…
Mr Guillaume Goffin  photo Mr Guillaume Goffin Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2009, partner Guillaume Goffin specialises in…
Mr Michel Guénaire  photo Mr Michel Guénaire Partner Michel Guénaire specialises in domestic and international public law, acting for…
Mr Nicolas Jean  photo Mr Nicolas Jean Partner Nicolas Jean specialises in projects, project financing, and banking and structured financing.…
Mr David Jonin  photo Mr David Jonin David Jonin is a partner in Gide’s Employment Law practice group. He…
Mr Bertrand Jouanneau  photo Mr Bertrand Jouanneau Partner Bertrand Jouanneau is a member within Gide’s Tax practice group. He…
Mr Pierre Karpik  photo Mr Pierre Karpik Pierre Karpik is a partner in Gide’s Mergers-Acquisitions/Corporate practice group. He specialises…
Ms Caroline Lan  photo Ms Caroline Lan Admitted to the Paris and New York Bars, partner Caroline Lan specialises…
Mr Emmanuel Larere  photo Mr Emmanuel Larere Emmanuel Larere focuses his practice on non-contentious and contentious patent and trademark…
Mr Antoine Lelong  photo Mr Antoine Lelong Antoine Lelong is a partner in Gide’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice group. He…
Ms Laetitia Lemercier  photo Ms Laetitia Lemercier Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2001, partner Laetitia Lemercier specialises in…
Mr Jean-François Levraud  photo Mr Jean-François Levraud Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2003, partner Jean-François Levraud is a…
Mr Jean-François Louit  photo Mr Jean-François Louit Admitted to the Paris Bar, Jean-François Louit specialises in M&A transactions, private…
Ms Carole Malinvaud  photo Ms Carole Malinvaud Carole Malinvaud is a partner at Gide Paris where she co-heads the…
Mr Didier Martin  photo Mr Didier Martin Didier G. Martin, partner since 1999, specialises in mergers and acquisitions, securities…
Mr Eric Martin-Impératori  photo Mr Eric Martin-Impératori Eric Martin-Impératori has been a member of Gide’s Real Estate Transactions &…
Ms Bénédicte Mazel  photo Ms Bénédicte Mazel Partner Bénédicte Mazel is a member of the Projects (Finance & Infrastructure)…
Mr Arnaud Michel  photo Mr Arnaud Michel Arnaud Michel is a partner within Gide’s Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Media &…
Mr Laurent Modave  photo Mr Laurent Modave Partner Laurent Modave specialises in French and international tax law. His practice…
Mr Hugues Moreau  photo Mr Hugues Moreau Partner Hugues Moreau advises French and international operators on all legal issues…
Ms Alexandra Munoz  photo Ms Alexandra Munoz Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2002, Alexandra Munoz specialises in international…
Mr Guillaume Navarro  photo Mr Guillaume Navarro Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2004, partner Guillaume Navarro specializes in…
Ms Nadège Nguyen  photo Ms Nadège Nguyen Nadège Nguyen is a partner in Gide’s Mergers-Acquisitions / Corporate practice group. …
Mr Frédéric Nouel  photo Mr Frédéric Nouel A Gide partner since 1994, Frédéric Nouel specialises mainly in M&A transactions,…
Mr Christian Nouel  photo Mr Christian Nouel Tax partner Christian Nouel joined Gide in November 2013 with eight of…
Mr Bertrand Oldra  photo Mr Bertrand Oldra Bertrand Oldra became a partner of Gide’s Real Estate Transactions and Financing…
Mr Alexis Pailleret  photo Mr Alexis Pailleret A member of Gide’s Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate practice group in…
Mr Michel Pitron  photo Mr Michel Pitron Michel Pitron has been a Gide partner for some 25 years. After…
Mr Nicolas Planchot  photo Mr Nicolas Planchot Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2006, partner Nicolas Planchot specialises in…
Mr Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry  photo Mr Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry Admitted to the Paris bar in 2004, partner Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry specialises in…
Mr Stéphane Puel  photo Mr Stéphane Puel Gide’s managing partner since January 2012, Stéphane Puel specialises in financial services…
Mr Bruno Quentin  photo Mr Bruno Quentin Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1995 and partner at Gide since…
Mr Emmanuel Reille  photo Mr Emmanuel Reille Emmanuel Reille is a partner in the Competition & International Trade practice…
Mr Guillaume Rougier-Brierre  photo Mr Guillaume Rougier-Brierre Guillaume Rougier-Brierre is a partner within Gide’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice group.…
Mr Hugues Scalbert  photo Mr Hugues Scalbert Hugues Scalbert is a partner within Gide’s Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate…
Ms Sophie Scemla  photo Ms Sophie Scemla Admitted to both the Paris and the New York Bars, partner Sophie…
Mr David-James Sebag  photo Mr David-James Sebag David-James Sebag is a partner in Gide’s Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate…
Mr Christopher Szostak  photo Mr Christopher Szostak Partner Christopher Szostak specialises in real estate matters. He is mainly involved…
Mr Antoine Tézenas du Montcel  photo Mr Antoine Tézenas du Montcel Admitted to the Paris Bar since 2002, partner Antoine Tézenas du Montcel…
Mr Rémi Tabbagh  photo Mr Rémi Tabbagh Rémi Tabbagh is a partner in Gide’s Banking & Finance practice group…
Ms Anne Tolila  photo Ms Anne Tolila Anne Tolila is a partner within Gide’s Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate…
Ms Axelle Toulemonde  photo Ms Axelle Toulemonde Axelle Toulemonde is a partner in Gide’s Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate…
Mr Grégoire Triet  photo Mr Grégoire Triet Partner Grégoire Triet specialises in patent and trademark law. He has wide-ranging…
Mr Thomas Urlacher  photo Mr Thomas Urlacher Thomas Urlacher is a partner and member of Gide’s M&A / Corporate…
Mr Stéphane Vernay  photo Mr Stéphane Vernay Partner Stéphane Vernay is a member of Gide’s Projects (Finance & Infrastructure)…
Mr Emmanuel Vital-Durand  photo Mr Emmanuel Vital-Durand Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1999, partner Emmanuel Vital-Durand is a…
Mr Xavier de Kergommeaux  photo Mr Xavier de Kergommeaux Gide Senior Partner, Xavier de Kergommeaux specialises in asset-backed financing, securitisations, setting…
Mr Jean-Hyacinthe de Mitry  photo Mr Jean-Hyacinthe de Mitry Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2005, partner Jean-Hyacinthe de Mitry specialises…
Mr Charles de Reals  photo Mr Charles de Reals Partner Charles de Reals is a member of Gide’s Mergers & Acquisitions…
Mr Foulques de Rostolan  photo Mr Foulques de Rostolan Partner Foulques de Rostolan has extensive expertise in restructuring operations and transfers…
Mr Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville  photo Mr Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville is a partner within the Banking & Finance practice…
Mr Antoine de la Gatinais  photo Mr Antoine de la Gatinais Partner Antoine de la Gatinais is a member of Gide’s Mergers &…
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Contacts : Xavier de Kergommeaux (senior partner)
Contacts : Stéphane Puel (managing partner)
Other offices : Algiers
Other offices : Beijing
Other offices : Brussels
Other offices : Cairo
Other offices : Casablanca
Other offices : Istanbul
Other offices : London
Other offices : New York
Other offices : Shanghai
Other offices : Tunis
Other offices : Warsaw