DWF logo

Search

DWF logo

            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 

            Related people

            Jean Francois Mercadier

            • Partner // Managing Partner (France)

            We use cookies to give you the best user experience on our website. Please let us know if you accept our use of cookies.

            Manage cookies

            Your Privacy

            When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. We mainly use this information to ensure the site works as you expect it to, and to learn how we can improve the experience in the future. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalised web experience.
            Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. Click on the different category headings to find out more and change permissions. However, blocking some types of cookies may prevent certain site functionality from working as expected

            Functional cookies

            (Required)

            These cookies let you use the website and are required for the website to function as expected.

            These cookies are required

            Tracking cookies

            Anonymous cookies that help us understand the performance of our website and how we can improve the website experience for our users. Some of these may be set by third parties we trust, such as Google Analytics.

            They may also be used to personalise your experience on our website by remembering your preferences and settings.

            Marketing cookies

            These cookies are used to improve and personalise your experience with our brands. We may use these cookies to show adverts for our products, or measure the performance of our adverts.