Bird & Bird appoints Eric Charvillat as partner in France, expanding its Banking and Finance team


International law firm Bird & Bird LLP appoints Eric Charvillat as a partner in the Banking and Finance practice, based in Paris. This arrival forms part of the firm's ongoing development strategy and will help to meet the needs and expectations of clients.

Eric joins from Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats, where he has been a partner for over six years. Prior to that, he developed his career in some of France's most distinguished institutions specialised in public sector financing, including the Société Générale in Paris.

He specialises in banking and finance law with a focus on project finance. He advises on all types of finance matters for both public and private projects. He regularly assists on structured financial transactions including the leasing and financing of public and private entities as well as banking regulations for enterprises. 

Alexandre Vuchot and Benjamine Fiedler, Co-heads of Bird & Bird France say: "We are very pleased to welcome Eric to Bird & Bird. The development of our expertise in the firm's Banking and Finance practice is part of our strategy to provide the best service possible. We wish him all the best in his new role."

Eric Charvillat says: "I am delighted to join a well-regarded firm such as Bird & Bird and I am looking forward to using my expertise to help further develop the firm's Banking and Finance practice.

"Bird & Bird will give me an ideal platform to assist my clients in all areas of business law. My skills will also help expand the firm's current service offering for clients."