Skip to content
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Herbert Smith Freehills

Banking & Finance

2 ranked lawyersBand 3FranceEurope 2021 View ranking table

Chambers Review

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.

What the team is known for

Strong experience in a range of areas including acquisition finance and syndicated lending, with further expertise in projects and real estate finance as well as debt refinancing. Also frequently acts on bridge financing matters. Assists both domestic and international borrowers and lenders with cross-border operations. Client roster includes leading investment banks and domestic corporates.

Strengths

One source regards the team as "pleasant to work with, proactive, experienced and pragmatic," before praising the lawyers for their "excellent knowledge."

Work highlights

Acted for EssilorLuxottica on the financing of its acquisition of GrandVision.

Notable practitioners

Eric Fiszelson works with leading French banks and multinational investment institutions on corporate and acquisition finance. He is well versed in handling real estate finance matters.

Régis Oréal advises financial institutions and corporates on debt restructuring and refinancing matters. One source notes that "Oréal definitely brings an added value."

This page contains Chambers Research content only

Ranked departments can:
  • License the use of Chambers content
  • Access Research Analytics
  • Tailor profile information

Ranked Lawyers

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


Eric Fiszelson
Band 3
Régis Oréal
Band 6