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Senior Partner: Frédéric Nouel

Managing Partner: Jean-Francois Levraud

Number of partners worldwide: 112

Number of lawyers worldwide: 500

Languages: Include notably Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese


Firm Overview:

Gide is a leading international law firm and the first to have originated in France. Founded in Paris in 1920, today Gide operates from 11 offices across Europe, Asia, North Africa, the Middle East and in the United States. The firm has over 500 lawyers and legal consultants drawn from 35 different nationalities.


Main Areas of Practice:

Gide is a full-service international firm. Its areas of expertise include: arbitration; banking and finance; capital markets; competition/international trade; compliance and corporate investigations; criminal and commercial litigation; data protection; dispute resolution; employment; energy; healthcare and life sciences; insurance, industrial risk and transport; intellectual property and telecommunications, media and technology; mergers and acquisitions/corporate; oil, gas and mining; private equity; projects (finance and infrastructure); public law and environment; real estate transactions and financing; restructuring; sports law; tax.


Organised into international practice groups, each specialising in a specific area of business law, the firm can draw on a veritable pool of marketrecognised specialists who can act on all kinds of cases. The firm is in a position to set up task forces comprising legal and sector experts to best serve the needs of its clients. In line with its pioneering spirit and ambition to be a reference law firm as regards innovation, the firm can draw on the expertise of Gide 255 team dedicated to offering strategic, legal and regulatory advice on all matters related to its clients’ digital transformation.


The recognised know-how of all Gide teams as regards business law, combined with the comprehensive experience of this new team on all challenges pertaining to digital transformation, together enable the firm to offer its clients a unique tool to help decision-making processes in a context that is disrupted by the advent of breakthrough technologies.


During the very particular year of 2020, Gide drew on its multidisciplinary expertise and showed agility to set up a dedicated Covid-19 taskforce. Working hand-in-hand with the firm’s Scientific Council, this group comprised of experts in various specialties analysed all the measures taken by the French government, and also by the governments in the main countries where Gide has an office, to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic and worked closely with our clients to help them face their new and complex challenges.


Clients:

Gide acts for a wide range of private and public clients, including multinational corporations, mid-caps, local authorities, sovereign states, international institutions and start-ups.


International Work:

With over 200 lawyers working outside France, Gide has a truly international presence including in New York and London where its American and British partners cover all aspects of US and English law and, in particular, international financing transactions.


The firm has a long-standing full-service presence in a number of countries where the legal system is based on Roman-Germanic principles and in particular in Brussels, Central and Eastern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Each one of the firm’s offices is fully integrated in its cultural, legal, economic and political context and maintains close relations with the local administrations and agencies, the key players in the market, and the international organisations and financial institutions.


Gide regularly works in close co-operation with leading law firms in the countries where it does not have offices and is a member of several international legal networks (including the European Network together with Chiomenti, Cuatrecasas and Gleiss Lutz, and Lex Mundi).


Gide is widely regarded as a key player throughout the African continent, having advised a broad, blue-chip client base on a range of complex and challenging transactions for some 50 years. Its experience and expertise extend across the entire continent not only in French-speaking Western and Central Africa but also in Southern and Eastern Africa and in Portuguese-speaking countries.

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This firm is also ranked in:

Europe 2021 Asia-Pacific 2021 FinTech 2021

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Competition: EU
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Carole Malinvaud
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Christian Camboulive
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John Crothers
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Samy Laghouati
Band 1
Belgium

Competition: EU


Benoît Le Bret
Band 5
Laurent Godfroid
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15 Rue de Laborde

Paris

Paris

France

75008

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