Firm Profile > McDermott Will & Emery AARPI > Paris, France
McDermott Will & Emery AARPI Offices
23 RUE DE L'UNIVERSITÉ
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McDermott Will & Emery AARPI is an excellent choice for strategic M&A, venture and partnerships transactions in the healthcare sector. The firm advises a large client base, made up of established pharmaceutical groups, biotech companies and investors, and manages a high volume of transactions. Practice head Emmanuelle Trombe and Anthony Paronneau are the key contacts.
McDermott Will & Emery AARPI's five-lawyer team has strong regulatory expertise, especially when it comes to tackling key matters in the energy, telecoms and transport sectors. The practice assists several major state-owned companies, as well as leading French and international operators. The firm is notably assisting a foreign new entrant in connection with the opening of the French regional railway sector market. It is also handling a strategic regulatory dispute in the telecoms area. Finally, the practice also advises on public sector procurement contracts. Sabine Naugès and Laurent Ayache co-head the practice.
McDermott Will & Emery AARPI works predominantly in the growing European fund finance market and on the French acquisition and leveraged finance mid-market. It has specialist expertise in key areas, notably equity bridge financing and private equity deals. The practice is driven by sole partner Pierre-Arnoux Mayoly, who is ably supported by senior associate Shirin Deyhim. Mayoly is a key practitioner for lenders and borrowers active in the equity bridge market in Paris. He counts Tikehau Capital and Citi Bank among his clients.
Five Arrows Direct Lending
RBC Royal Bank
McDermott Will & Emery AARPI handles product liability and commercial cases for major French and international companies. The practice also acts in litigation relating to shareholder conflicts and the termination of managers. Practice head Alexis Werl and Aymeric Discours are recommended.
McDermott Will & Emery AARPI handles handling fraud, corruption and doping cases, as well as matters related to the political sphere. Practice head Alexis Werl represents major financial institutions, corporations, former members of the French government, top executives and private investors.
Crédit Immobilier de France
Insolvency Tier 3
McDermott Will & Emery AARPI's Timothée Gagnepain assists debtors, buyers, creditors and shareholders. Gagnepain acts in French restructuring and insolvency proceedings and regularly advises on cross-border cases. He also assists private equity funds and industrial companies with the takeover of distressed companies and handles related litigation. He was recently involved in several landmark cases.
Amundi Private Equity Funds
Compagnie Marco Polo
Comité National Olympique et Sportif Français
Private equity: LBO Tier 3
Five Arrows Private Equity
IK Investment Partners
Atlas For Men
Tax Tier 4
Led by Antoine Vergnat, McDermott Will & Emery AARPI's tax practice has particular strength in advising on the structuring of M&A and private equity transactions in which the firm is involved. The team assists investment funds and several pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. It is adept at handling cross-border tax matters, often involving a US component, and has expertise in capital markets deals. The team also provides standalone tax advice to companies on tax restructuring and litigation.
McDermott Will & Emery AARPI > Firm Profile
The firm: McDermott Will & Emery partners with leaders around the world to fuel missions, knock down barriers and shape markets. Our team works seamlessly across practices, industries and more than 20 locations to deliver highly effective—and often unexpected—solutions that propel success. More than 1,200+ lawyers strong, we bring our personal passion and legal prowess to bear in every matter for our clients and the people they serve.
Areas of practice: The Paris office plays an important role for the firm internationally, helping French businesses strengthen their positions domestically, throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and around the world. The Paris lawyers also advise foreign and multinational investors, companies and financial institutions seeking to enter the marketplace in France. As part of an international network of collaborative lawyers, McDermott’s professionals share ideas on trends and key developments in law and on the numerous industries in which its clients operate, resulting in seamless, multidisciplinary service to its clients.
The team advises clients across numerous areas of law, including corporate, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities and listing transactions, corporate restructuring and bankruptcy law. The team represents clients in a wide range of industry sectors including, but not restricted to, energy (with an emphasis on projects in Africa), tour operating and telecommunications. The Paris energy practice is a dedicated team of lawyers with a strong sector focus on energy, oil and gas, and related areas such as natural resources and commodities. The team advises energy producers and traders in the US, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. The Paris lawyers also counsel clients on matters involving general commercial law, with a focus on the pharmaceutical, life sciences, medical device, biotech and healthcare industries. The dispute resolution lawyers advise on international arbitration and public law, and counsel on behalf of companies in civil, criminal and administrative matters. The employment practice advises businesses on issues such as termination, discrimination, harassment, restrictive covenant breaches, strikes and other collective conflicts, and counsels clients on the labour and employment aspects of domestic and transnational commercial matters. Furthermore, the Paris lawyers advise on the full range of EU competition issues, litigation and international tax issues. With a diversified business practice, the firm represents a wide range of commercial, industrial and financial enterprises, including publicly traded and privately held companies.
The Paris team and individual lawyers are recognised for the quality, consistency and creativity of their legal counsel. As part of a global, full-service law firm, the lawyers of the Paris office are prepared to help clients wherever their business interests take them.
|Mergers and acquisitions||Thibaud Forbin|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Bertrand Delafaye|
|Antitrust and competition||Jacques Buhart|
|EU competition||Jacques Buhart|
|Public law, regulatory and government strategies||Sabine Naugès|
|Energy, project finance, Africa||Jean-Claude Petilon|
|Private equity||Henri Pieyre de Mandiargues|
|Private equity||Carole Degonse|
|Health, life sciences||Emmanuelle Trombe|
|Health, life sciences||Anthony Paronneau|
|Banking and finance||Pierre-Arnoux Mayoly|
|Intellectual property||Laura Morelli|
|Privacy & Cybersecurity||Romain Perray|
|Capital Markets||David Revcolevschi|
|Capital Markets||Bertrand Delafaye|
|Mr Grégoire Andrieux||Grégoire Andrieux is a partner, he focuses on domestic and international mergers and…||View Profile|
|Laurent Ayache||Laurent Ayache is a partner and co-head of the Regulatory Practice in…||View Profile|
|Mr Jacques Buhart||Jacques Buhart is a partner, he focuses his practice on cross-border mergers…||View Profile|
|Ms Carole Degonse||Carole Degonse is a partner, she focuses her practice on leveraged buyout (LBO)…||View Profile|
|Ms Shirin Deyhim||Associate Shirin Deyhim focuses her practice on structured finance transactions; in particular…||View Profile|
|Aymeric Discours||Partner Aymeric Discours represents clients in general mergers and acquisitions, and commercial…||View Profile|
|Timothée Gagnepain||Partner Timothée Gagnepain focuses his practice on complex restructurings and insolvencies, both…||View Profile|
|Mr Lionel Lesur||Lionel Lesur is a partner, he advises domestic and international companies from a…||View Profile|
|Mr Jilali Maazouz||Jilali Maazouz is a partner, focusing his practice on labor and employment,…||View Profile|
|Mr Pierre-Arnoux Mayoly||Partner Pierre-Arnoux Mayoly focuses on structured finance matters, in particular in the…||View Profile|
|Sabine Naugès||Sabine Naugès is a partner, her practice focuses on all aspects of…||View Profile|
|Mr Anthony Paronneau||Anthony Paronneau is a partner, he advises clients on all aspects of corporate and…||View Profile|
|Mr Henri Pieyre de Mandiargues||Henri Pieyre de Mandiargues is a partner, he focuses on private equity transactions,…||View Profile|
|Ms Emmanuelle Trombe||Partner Emmanuelle Trombe represents pharmaceutical, medical device and bio-pharmaceutical companies globally in…||View Profile|
|Mr Antoine Vergnat||Partner Antoine Vergnat focuses his practice on advice to French and non-French…||View Profile|
|Alexis Werl||Partner Alexis Werl regularly represents local and international corporations, high-net-worth and politically…||View Profile|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 1200 at this office : 71
LanguagesAll main business languages
MembershipsStrategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices Shanghai
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