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Latham & Watkins
75007 PARIS


Pierre-Louis Cléro is Regional Chair of Latham & Watkins’ Corporate Department in Continental Europe and represents corporate buyers and sellers in complex cross-border strategic transactions.

Mr. Cléro has more than two decades of experience advising clients on:

    • Large-cap mergers and acquisitions
    • General corporate and commercial law matters
    • Publicly listed companies and corporate governance
    • Joint ventures
    • Venture capital and private equity
    • Stock exchange-related transactions
    • M&A-related litigation

He draws on a keen business sense and extensive experience navigating strategic negotiations in large, multijurisdictional transactions. Mr. Cléro focuses on prioritizing his clients’ interests by leveraging his understanding of their commercial objectives and internal dynamics.

Mr. Cléro helps clients make decisions within challenging and multicultural transactional environments, guiding them through effective risk analysis and mitigation.

Lawyer Rankings

France > Mergers and acquisitions

(Leading individuals)

Pierre-Louis CléroLatham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins stands out for its ability to handle big-ticket global M&A transactions. The Paris-based team, which works in close collaboration with the firm’s US, Asian and European offices, assists CAC 40 companies, international corporations and investment funds. It recently advised on a deal in the automotive sector and assisted with acquisitions, sales and JV agreements pertaining to various industry sectors including retail, financial and consulting services, and technology. Practice head Pierre-Louis Cléro, Olivier du MottayAlexander Crosthwaite and Charles-Antoine Guelluy are the names to note.