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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

The law firm boasts a well-reputed practice offering expertise on acquisition financing and credit facilities as well as reorganisations. The lawyers also recently assisted with loans guaranteed by the State in the context of COVID-19. The banking and finance practice additionally handles leveraged financing transactions. The team frequently acts on cross-border mandates, often alongside its international offices. Its clients hail from the retail, pharmaceutical, infrastructure, engineering and energy sectors, in addition to a number of banks, private equity houses and asset managers.

Notable practitioners

Laurent Mabilat advises on a range of financing and restructuring mandates. One impressed client reports that he is "probably the best lawyer I have worked with on the French market," noting: "Laurent Mabilat is not only extremely knowledgeable, he is also highly strategic," and adds: "He is very strong in negotiations and very good at anticipating situations."

Marc Perrone leads the financial services regulation practice and is renowned for his broad expertise in the field. He advises on reorganisations, the launch of trading platforms, and the regulatory aspects of sales and acquisitions. He frequently acts for large French and international financial institutions. A client describes him as "a major top-of-the-class player" in addition to "a very smart lawyer who understands every aspect of a deal."

Stéphanie Corbière assists with acquisition and sale financings across the European Union as well as the US and Asian jurisdictions. She additionally advises on restructurings and on COVID-19 state-guaranteed loan mandates. A pleased client describes Stéphanie Corbière as "a great transactional lawyer," before saying that "she anticipates all issues whilst being able to take a step back and assist with commercially important aspects."

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Banking & Finance

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

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Location

9 avenue de Messine

Paris

Paris

France

75008

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

France

Banking & Finance


Laurent Mabilat
Band 1
Stéphanie Corbière
Band 3

Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation


Marc Perrone
Band 1