Pierre Thomet > Linklaters > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

75008 PARIS

Work Department



Pierre specialises in private and public M&A, joint ventures as well as corporate law. He regularly advises large industrial groups, institutional investors as well as leading investment funds on their M&A transactions. Pierre lectures on “Group Corporate Strategies” at HEC.


May 2017 to date Partner, Corporate, Linklaters Paris
2015 – 2017 Counsel, Corporate, Linklaters Paris
Jan – June 2011 Associate, Corporate, Linklaters Amsterdam
2006 – 2015 Associate, Corporate, Linklaters Paris
2005 – 2006 Associate, August & Debouzy Paris


French, English


2004 Paris Bar Law School
2001 – 2003 Audencia Nantes School of Management, Master Degree in Management
2001 – 2002 University of Nantes, Law School, Master Degree in Corporate Law
1998 – 2001 University of Paris II Panthéon – Assas, Law School, Bachelor of Laws

Lawyer Rankings

France > Mergers and acquisitions

Linklaters has a very strong bench that allows the firm to handle a wide range of matters, from public and private M&A to strategic partnerships and corporate reorganisations. The firm has a strong domestic practice and is also adept at handling cross-border deals. It advises a prominent French and international client base of companies and investment funds. The team has a core focus on the large-cap market and regularly advises on strategic transactions, spanning sectors including insurance, automobile, retail and infrastructure. The practice is headed by Bruno Derieux, who will be joined in summer 2024 by Hubert Segain from Herbert Smith Freehills LLP. The team also includes Pierre TourresPierre Thomet, Nicolas Le Guillou and Alain GarnierMehdi Boumedine was promoted to partner in 2023.