Philippe Max > Dentons > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

75008 PARIS

Work Department

Banking & Finance


Philippe Max, a partner in Dentons’ Paris office, works on domestic and international banking and finance transactions. He is specialized in structured finance and acquisition finance, and has deep knowledge of funds finance, advising both lenders and borrowers on a variety of fund finance transactions. He also focuses on real estate finance and securitization.


Joined Salans (now Dentons) in 2005
Clifford Chance, Moscow (1995 – 1999) and Paris (1999 – 2005)
Baker & McKenzie, Paris (1989 – 1992) and Moscow (1992 – 1994)


English, French, Russian


Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1993


School of Business Administration, Portland State University, USA, Graduate Student (1989)
University of Lyon III, D.E.S.S. in Business and Taxation Laws, D.J.C.E. (1988)

Lawyer Rankings

France > Banking and finance: transactional work

As part of an international network of offices, Dentons‘ banking practice in Paris acts for financial institutions, sponsors and corporates on a wide range of mandates. Its work spans acquisition and project finance, syndicated lending, PPP and real estate finance. Its close relationship with investment funds means that the team is also frequently sought out by lenders and borrowers to advise on fund financing. The department is jointly led by Jean-Marc Allix, who focuses on project finance and real estate finance, and fund finance expert Philippe Max.