In this chapter, we identify 18 leading capital markets lawyers for their extensive experience advising domestic and international clients on debt, equity and structured finance transactions.
Most highly regarded
Clifford Chance sees three practitioners listed.
Cédric Burford is highlighted for his top-notch work navigating domestic and international clients through high-value debt and equity transactions.
Alex Bafi is highly sought after by investment banks and corporations for his deep expertise in IPOs and other securities offerings.
Jonathan Lewis is singled out for his extensive experience advising multinationals on securitisations, structured finance transactions and derivatives.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton is home to three individuals highlighted in this chapter.
Valerie Lemaitre is noted as a top-drawer capital markets lawyer, well versed in navigating clients through structured financing matters, leveraged transactions and securities offerings.
Andrew Bernstein is renowned for his strong focus on French IPOs and project financings.
Pierre-Yves Chabert is a key name in the French legal market, described by commentators as “a legend in the field of equity capital markets”.
At Allen & Overy, Hervé Ekué is a well-established lawyer with more than 20 years of experience advising clients on debt issuances and derivative securities.
Olivier de Vilmorin with Sullivan & Cromwell enjoys a strong reputation for his top-tier work advising issuers and underwriters on public offerings and initial listing matters.
Linda Hesse with Jones Day is a highly esteemed corporate lawyer with deep expertise in debt and equity securities as well as related regulation.
Bertrand Andriani at Linklaters is a go-to name for structured finance transactions in France and Francophone Africa.
Philippe Herbelin of White & Case is a celebrated capital markets specialist with considerable experience advising clients on debt, equity and structured finance deals.