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Taylor Wessing
75008 PARIS
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Gilles Amsallem is the Managing partner and Head of Corporate for Taylor Wessing in France.

Gilles is highly specialized in business and company law, mergers and acquisitions, LBOs operations, restructuring, contracts drafting and negotiation. Gilles acts primarily for major Media Entertainment and Technology clients including press, publishing, advertising, IT and sports companies. He is also renowned for advising US investors who want to settle down in France.


After completing PhD in business law with the Aix-Marseille University, Gilles has served as in house counsel for Thomson in Paris then Singapore and France Telecom (FCR). In 1995, Gilles joined one of the “Big 4” firms where he has been leading Legal Media Communication Network for Europe and was responsible for the development of the Sports sector. He was one of the founders of Taylor Wessing France in 2003 and is Managing Partner and Head of Corporate since then.

Gilles regularly publishes articles in the French press (Les Echos, Option Finance, Le Magazine des Affaires) and is acting as a Consultant of the ESSEC French High School.

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Paris > Fusions-acquisitions

Taylor Wessing intervient dans des opérations de fusions-acquisitions, cotées et non cotées, et de private equity. Le cabinet assiste des multinationales, des fonds d’investissements et plusieurs sociétés cotées. La pratique est codirigée par  Gilles AmsallemNicolas de WittLaurence Lapeyr , François Mary et Anne-Juliette De Zaluski .

Paris > Private equity > Capital risque et capital développement

Taylor Wessing est particulièrement réputé pour son expertise en matière d’investissements étrangers. L’équipe assiste une clientèle diversifiée, constituée de multinationales, d’institutions financières, de sociétés cotées et de véhicules LBO et MBO. L’associé gérant du cabinet,  Gilles Amsallem, traite des opérations de fusions-acquisitions, de LBO et des restructurations.