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75008 PARIS

France > Private equity: LBO Tier 3

Practice head(s):

Jean-Luc Blein; Marie Peyrega; Didier Fornoni

Work highlights

  • Advised Meanings Capital Partners on the acquisition of the majority stake in Jems Group.
  • Advised Derichebourg Group on the transfer of Derichebourg Multiservices to Elior Group.

France > Employment Tier 4

Practice head(s):

Frédérique Cassereau


‘The services provided are personalized and completely adapted to the needs and expectations. Very precise and expert knowledge of the sector of activity, and its specificities, is truly a great asset.’

‘Frédérique Cassereau: availability, speed, precision of the proposals and responses provided, intelligence of the situation, clear vision of the sectoral and professional context, confirmed expertise’

‘Technicality, professionalism, proximity, availability. What else could you ask for?’

‘A very diverse team which provides insight that is often original although perfectly legally supported. What’s more, the speed of thinking, acquiring knowledge and writing are excellent.’

‘Our requests for advice are always answered.’

Key clients

Comédie Française

Expérience Capital

Opéra national de Paris

Excellence Imagerie

Philharmonie de Paris

Work highlights

  • Advised Meanings Capital Partners on the acquisition of the majority stake in Jems Group.
  • Assisted Excellence Imagerie group with the acquisition of the medical imaging centre Faidherbe Mont-Louis.
  • Advised Derichebourg on the acquisition of Groupe Ecore.

France > Mergers and acquisitions Tier 5

Practice head(s):

Jean-Luc Blein; Didier Fornoni; Marie Peyrega; Jérôme Roustit; Marie-Pierre Souweine; Hadrien de Lauriston

France > Tax Tier 5

Practice head(s):

Eric Quentin; Eugénie Berthet; Christophe Lefevre; Mathilde Le Roy

Other key lawyers:


‘Strengths: expertise, collaboration ’

‘The lawyers who particularly stand out in my opinion are Zoé De Dampierre and Eric Quentin. Their quality: their expertise, their listening to needs, their feedback/pooling of benchmarks, their intervention methodology, their pedagogy ’

‘Their team is comprised of lawyers who are specialized in various fields of law, ensuring that they can provide comprehensive legal solutions. They are also very responsive and they seem to be a really good clients’ friendly firm. ’

‘Mathilde Le Roy – a top flight practitioner. She is always reasonable and her judgment call is always reasonable. I’d like to continue to work with her and their team.’

‘Responsive, educational, available and a keen negotiator’

‘The main assets of the Hoche firm are the exceptional quality of the tax advice provided, a highly developed relationship of trust, and a very marked proximity.’

‘Eric Quentin – great listening skills, responsiveness, availability, very experienced, pragmatic solutions and excellent technical expertise on French tax issues.’

Work highlights

  • Advises Derichebourg Group on the transfer of Derichebourg Multiservices to Elior Group.

France > Administrative and public law

HOCHE AVOCATS launched its public law practice in April 2023 after hiring Benoît Thirion, who previously worked at a consulting firm and has a strong focus advising companies on green energy projects and strategy.

France > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

HOCHE AVOCATS relaunched its commercial and corporate litigation practice in 2022 following the arrival of Solène Delafond, who was previously with Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, and Bastien Mathieu (ex FLV). The team acts for SMEs and senior executives in post-M&A and shareholder conflicts and in commercial litigation.  
Photo Name Position Profile
Jean-Luc BLEIN photo Jean-Luc BLEIN A tax expert by training, Jean-Luc Blein works in the area of…
Frédérique CASSEREAU photo Mrs Frédérique CASSEREAU Frédérique Cassereau leads the employment department. Lawyer at the Paris Bar since…
Régis Carral photo Mr Régis Carral Régis Carral is Head of the New Information and Communication Technologies (NICT)…
Solène Delafond photo Mrs Solène Delafond Solène Delafond assists French and foreign companies, both listed and unlisted, as well…
Didier Fornoni photo Mr Didier Fornoni Didier Fornoni joined Hoche Avocats in 2019. He focuses his practice on market…
Mathilde Le Roy photo Mrs Mathilde Le Roy Mathilde Le Roy joined the corporate tax department, as a partner, in…
Christophe Lefèvre photo Mr Christophe Lefèvre Christophe Lefèvre has been a lawyer in the tax department of Hoche Avocats…
Bastien Mathieu photo Mr Bastien Mathieu Bastien MATHIEU joined Hoche Avocats in 2023. He holds a doctorate in…
Marie Peyréga photo Mrs Marie Peyréga Marie Peyrega has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and…
Eric QUENTIN photo Mr Eric QUENTIN A tax law specialist, Eric Quentin, is particularly active in advising on…
Jérôme Roustit photo Mr Jérôme Roustit Jérôme Roustit is a trained tax expert who has developed expertise in…
Marie-Pierre Souweine photo Mrs Marie-Pierre Souweine As a corporate law specialist, Marie-Pierre Souweine has developed specific skills in…
Benoît Thirion photo Mr Benoît Thirion Benoît Thirion, partner, joined Hoche Avocats in 2023 to head the Public…
Hadrien de Lauriston photo Mr Hadrien de Lauriston Hadrien de Lauriston has been a partner since January 2021. He is…