Luc Bontoux > Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP
17 AVENUE MATIGNON
CS30027
75378 PARIS
France

Work Department

banking and finance

Position

Counsel

Career

As counsel in our Paris banking and finance team, Luc Bontoux’s practice involves advising sponsors/borrowers, as well as financial institutions, on cross-border acquisition and leveraged financings, syndicated loans, and general lending.

Luc joined Hogan Lovells in April 2018. He was previously an associate in the banking team of a Magic Circle firm in London for around four years (including a six-month secondment in the Beijing office). He then moved to the Paris banking team of a U.S. law firm where he spent four years.

He studied law, focusing on business, capital markets, and banking law, in France (universities of Lyon and Paris) and in the United Kingdom (BPP Law School – London).

He is registered as solicitor of England and Wales and avocat à la cour au barreau de Paris.

His native language is French, and he is fluent in English.

Languages

French, English

Education

Master in Business Law, University of Lyon

L.P.C., BPP University Law School

Master in Taxation Law, University of Paris

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Banque et finance: Transactions

Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP est pourvu d’une équipe « experte en droit civil et en common law, ce qui en fait l’une des plus polyvalentes du marché pour les investissements internationaux ». L’équipe opère en étroite collaboration avec les pôles du cabinet spécialisés sur les segments des marchés des capitaux, du retournement d’entreprises et des services financiers. La pratique offre une large gamme de compétences, couvrant les financements LBO et d’acquisition, les financements aux entreprises et le financement de projets. Elle est mandatée par de grandes institutions financières, des prêteurs alternatifs et des sponsors. La pratique est codirigée par  Sabine Bironneau et Alexander Premont. Luc Bontoux a été promu au rang d’avocat of counsel en janvier 2022.

France > Banking and finance: transactional work

At Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP, the team is praised for its ‘expertise in both English and French law (which) makes it one of the most versatile teams for international investment’. It works closely with the firm’s capital markets, insolvency and restructuring, and financial services litigation groups. As part of its broad offering, the group is active in leveraged and acquisition finance, corporate finance and project finance. It typically advises leading financial institutions, alternative lenders and sponsors. The department is jointly led by Sabine Bironneau and Alexander Premont. Luc Bontoux made of counsel in January 2022.