I am a partner in the Restructuring & Insolvency practice in Bird & Bird's Paris office. I assist creditors and debtors at all stages of preventive restructuring proceedings or insolvency proceedings.

I have over ten years' experience working in restructuring for global law firms and in the banking industry (Paris and New York restructuring teams of Natixis SA). I am one of the few lawyers in Paris to act as regular counsel for pools of banks in restructuring and I am particularly well positioned to advise banks and financial institutions.

I advise creditors and debtors on the various stages of restructuring and insolvency proceedings, specifically financial institutions and large organisations on implementing changes to their debt, capital and corporate structures. I also advise clients who wants to purchase distressed companies or assets in the course of insolvency proceedings.

I have a strong experience in advising creditors on debt restructurings, especially with respect to troubled LBOs. I was in particular involved in the restructurings of Consolis, Camaieu and Vivarte. I began my career working in a global law firm right before the 2008 Lehman Brothers's Crisis, which introduced me to challenging cases such as Terreal, HMY, Auto-distribution, Coeur Défense and Novasep. I have a deep understanding of French insolvency law and am well positioned to advise banks and financial institutions on Restructuring & Insolvency.

I am also vastly experienced in the Retail & Automotive sector, where I've advised many of the historical players impacted by the digital revolution.

I advised recently creditors during the restructuring of Marie-Brizard and Orchestra Premaman, the Trustee during the insolvency proceedings of CGG, pools of banks during the restructuring of Necotrans, Gimaex, and La Grande Récré.

  • Advising Bank of New-York Mellon as Trustee in the restructuring of CGG (debt of 1.6 billion USD)
  • Advising Natixis and a pool of 10 banks during the restructuring process (amicable and insolvency proceedings) of the Necotrans group, an international group specialized in logistics
  • Advising the Agent and a pool of six banks during the restructuring process (amicable and insolvency proceedings) of Gimaex, an international group (firefighting vehicles manufacturer)
  • Advising a European bank in relation to the restructuring of a rail transportation company in Africa
  • Advising a global automobile supplier in relation to the insolvency of its main subsidiary in France
  • Advising global automobile manufacturers and suppliers in managing affairs related to strategic suppliers in difficulty
  • Advising a pool of 12 banks during the insolvency proceedings of Ludendo – La Grande Récré
Education
  • Economics and Management, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan
  • LLM in International Business Law, University of Exeter Law School
  • D.J.C.E., Université de Rennes 1
Admissions
  • Paris Bar, France, 2008