Lionel Berthelet

Counsel Bird & Bird France


Lionel has extensive experience in providing advice on corporate matters to clients ranging from global corporations to domestic small and medium sized enterprises.

He is counsel and is located in our Lyon office.

Lionel's expertise covers all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity transactions, including due diligence; negotiating and drafting term sheets; shareholders', joint venture and investment agreements; share and asset transfer agreements and all ancillary contractual and corporate documentation. 

He is registered with the Lyon Bar and was also admitted to the Luxembourg Bar in 2000.

Lionel holds a DESS-DJCE, a French postgraduate diploma in business laws and taxation (University Lyon III), as well as a Master of Laws, LLM (University of Minnesota Law School). He also teaches law at EM Lyon Business School.

He speaks French, English and Spanish.

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