Associate

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate/M&A ››

Litigation ››

NEWS

See ››

CONTACT

T +33 (0) 1 40 53 09 90

fgassies@sbl.eu

EDUCATION

Paris Bar School (2015)

Université de Cergy Pontoise (2014): Post-graduate degree (Master 2) in company law and University diploma (D.U) in English and US Law

Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV (2013): Post-graduate degree (Master 1) in Corporations and Business Law

LANGUAGES

French, English, Spanish.

EXPERIENCE

After receiving his second post graduate degree in company law and accruing experience from several internships in law firms and at BNP Paribas Group’s Legal Affairs office, Florent joined the firm in 2016 having earned his certificate of admission to the Paris Bar (CAPA) the same year.

 

Florent was also a senior lecturer in company law at the Université de Cergy Pontoise and Director of the publication, Baromètre, the newspaper for Paris Bar lawyer trainees (2015/2016).

 

Florent is involved in both day-to-day and large corporate transactions, including restructuring transactions, share acquisitions and disposals, as well as corporate litigation. He primarily advises entrepreneurs, companies and their executives.

BUSINESS CASES

  • Florent is advising a group of entrepreneurs in founding their company

    Choice of company structure, drafting by-laws and shareholder agreements.

  • He is involved in restructuring transactions

    Capital increases and decreases, mergers, spin-offs and acquisitions.

  • He has handled litigation

    In civil law claims, company law and commercial law.

  • He has been involved in the day-to-day legal operations of an international listed company

    Corporate governance, executive compensation, financial, banking and prudential regulations.