Mr Gabriel Flandin > Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
21, boulevard Malesherbes
75008 PARIS

Work Department

Corporate and Financial Services


Gabriel Flandin is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. He focuses on mergers and acquisitions involving public and private companies, including both private equity and strategic acquirer transactions, as well as bankruptcy-based asset sales. He also regularly advises on corporate governance issues and joint venture structuring.


Gabriel is a lecturer on corporate law topics at the Université de Montpellier, where he provides several courses on LBO structuring. He served for one year as external general counsel for Deutsch Group in New York.

Lawyer Rankings

France > Mergers and acquisitions

(Leading individuals)

Gabriel Flandin Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP advises a number of blue-chip French companies as well as international groups and investment funds on large and complex international transactions as well as public M&A deals. The team also handles a strong flow of upper mid to large-cap deals, spanning various sectors including shipping, entertainment and retail. Its M&A practice is complemented by strong private equity capabilities. The practice is jointly headed by Eduardo Fernandez and Fabrice Veverka. Other key members include Gabriel FlandinDaniel Hurstel and Annette Péron.

France > Private equity: LBO

The private equity group at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP regularly handles large-cap private equity transactions including cross-border leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, platform acquisitions, and exits, working across all mainstream sectors. The practice is co-led by a trio of partners, comprising: Eduardo Fernandez, who has particular experience advising on transactions involving the professional services, consumer products, food and healthcare segments; and private equity and M&A specialists Christophe Garaud and Cédric Hajage. Additional names to note include Gabriel Flandin, Grégory de Saxcé, Hugo Nocerino. Gil Kiener  left the firm in December 2022.