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          DWF strengthens corporate expertise with latest partner hire in Paris

          Global legal business DWF has appointed Alexandre Piette to its Paris office as a corporate partner. He joins the business from French law firm Viguié Schmidt & Associés where he was partner.

          Date: 27/09/2019

          Alexandre's practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, private equity and corporate law transactions. Throughout his fifteen years' as a corporate lawyer, Alexandre has worked for several law firms before joining Viguié Schmidt & Associés, including Linklaters and De Pardieu Brocas Maffei as well as undertaking employment in a leading French banking institution. He has particular expertise within the financial, insurance and health sectors.  

          At DWF, Alexandre will work alongside his Paris and international colleagues to strengthen DWF's private equity offering in Paris and abroad. He will also be responsible for M&A and corporate law transactions advising clients on their development and investment projects.

          DWF's managing partner in France, Jean-François Mercadier commented: "I am delighted that Alexandre has joined our team. He is highly regarded in the corporate world; his experience and expertise combined with the ones of his Paris colleagues and, in particular, Pascale Gallien in private equity, will contribute to expanding DWF's presence in the French market. Alexandre's hire reflects our client's needs and our commitment to further strengthen the services we provide them particularly in connection with complex M&A and private equity transactions." 

          Alexandre added: "The opportunity at DWF to be part of a developing and ambitious legal business is an exciting prospect to me, and I am looking forward to contribute to the development of the Paris office by providing my complementary expertise in key growing sectors."
           
          The DWF office in Paris has seen significant expansion since its launch in 2017, and the practice now employs approximately 27 people. The team are largely internationally orientated and have considerable experience in corporate, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, projects financing and development, litigation and international arbitration transactions.

           


          For more information, please contact:

          Céline Patou, Marketing BD

          Tel: +33 (0)1 40 69 26 50

          Email: C.Patou@dwf.law

          Alternatively, contact the DWF press office on press.office@dwf.law 

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