Lawyer Monthly - Legal Awards 2023

Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2023 26 FRANCE Jean-Pierre FINANCIAL LAW LAWYER OF THE YEAR Viennois CONTACT Tel: +33 685 74 00 05 Email: ABOUT JEAN-PIERRE VIENNOIS Jean-Pierre Viennois was admitted to the Bar in 1997. In 2003, he became a professor at the university of Lyon, where he directed for five years the Master in Law and Financial Engineering. He is the founder (2018) and managing partner of Bremens Avocats. Jean-Pierre assists French and foreign corporate groups, industrial and commercial companies, in connection with financial and corporate matters including M&A, external growth transactions, corporate reorganizations, private equity, fund raising and other financial law issues including the assistance before the French financial market authority (AMF). He also advises a clientele of banks, financial institutions and investment funds established within and outside the European Union, working notably on financial regulatory issues. Jean-Pierre has been teaching courses on French, European and international corporate law and financial law, for fifteen years. He used to teach European and French corporate law for American students in several american universities (Chapel Hill (NC), Athens (GA), Baton Rouge (LA)). He has spoken several times in recent year at academic conferences on international corporate law. FIRM PROFILE With offices in Lyon and Paris, Bremens Avocats advises and defends French and foreign clients in relation to financial, corporate and commercial law matters. The firm has developed a strong and recognized expertise in the health sector by advising public and private health institutions, physicians groups, medical device manufacturers. It is also very involved in the real estate and construction sectors. In addition, it regularly intervenes in industry, distribution, banking and finance. Bremens Avocats’ international practice covers all its main fields of expertise and industries and extends to every continent. The firm is composed of around fifty people, including thirty Avocats, two university professors and two university lecturers, all of whom are specialised in a specific area of law. Bremens Avocats has been recognized by the Décideurs rating agency as one of the main business law firms in France (ranking 2022-23). It is recorded as Excellent in Mergers & Acquisitions by Décideurs magazine (2023). On November 9th, 2023, Bremens Avocats has been awarded Law Firm of the year by the Palmarès du Droit Trophy in five fields of expertise, including Corporate M&A Private Equity, Banking Finance Insurance, Health law, Wealth Management and Employment Law. Founder & Managing Partner Bremens Avocats

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