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Banking & Finance

2 ranked lawyersBand 2FranceEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well respected for its services across the banking spectrum, advising lenders and borrowers on acquisitions, real estate, corporate restructurings and refinancings as well as bond financing matters. Represents a portfolio of clients comprising leading banks, private equity houses and major corporates. Offers capabilities in both French and English law.

Strengths

One enthused client states: "They offer an exceptional quality of work," before saying that "the quality of the advice is great" and that the lawyers "always deliver within the timeframe."

Sources also applaud the team for its "technical skills, knowledge of market practices and ability to negotiate."

Work highlights

Assisted Steinhoff International with Conforama's restructuring.

Notable practitioners

French- and English-qualified Kathryn Merryfield moves up the rankings following strong market recognition. She advises both lenders and borrowers on multi-jurisdictional leveraged financings. Sources describe her as being "technically impeccable," and praise her "financing know-how in both French and international markets."

Rhéa Christophilopoulos frequently advises financial institutions on revolving credit facility agreements. She shows further capabilities on acquisition finance and corporate refinancing matters. Clients are quick to identify her as "sharp, client- and solution-driven at all times, delivering in any circumstances and technically excellent."

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Banking & Finance

Linklaters

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Location

25 Rue de Marignan

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


Kathryn Merryfield
Band 2
Rhéa Christophilopoulos
Band 5