Michel Quéré is best known for advising banks and non-bank lenders on corporate and acquisition finance transactions, as well as advising borrowers and sponsors particularly in real estate transactions.
Michel is skilled in debt restructuring and finance transactions and works on complex cross-border deals where he works in a team with lawyers from other jurisdictions and practice groups.
Michel is often solicited by clients to assist in building solutions to resolve complex issues. For Michel, a "good contract" is a contract that both parties will be happy to perform together. He believes in the importance of being open, frank, and fair during the negotiations and precise when drafting the agreement.
With a dual French/English legal education, Michel is able to understand and explain the differences that sometimes can be obstacles to a smooth cross-border transaction and to solve the problems before they arise.
Michel is regularly ranked by the major legal publications as one of the top banking and structured finance lawyers in France. He was very pleased to have been named "Lawyer of the year" in banking in France, by "Best Lawyers" in 2012. Esteemed by clients for being good in negotiations, Michel is applauded for his pragmatic approach.