Gide Londres conseille les prêteurs et emprunteurs sur un large éventail de transactions financières, y compris les prêts bancaires, marchés de capitaux, financements d’actifs, financements structurés et produits dérivés, titrisation et financement de projets. Nous conseillons également nos clients sur la réglementation financière et les fonds d’investissement.
Gide Londres intervient en contentieux devant les tribunaux du pays et d’autres juridictions de droit commun, ainsi que lors d’arbitrages en droit anglais ou lorsque le siège de l’arbitrage se trouve au Royaume-Uni. Nous sommes spécialisés en contentieux multi-juridictionnels, en particulier lorsque ceux-ci impliquent à la fois des juridictions de droit civil et de droit commun, et portent sur des transactions financières, du commerce international et des projets. En outre, les membres de l’équipe interviennent également en tant qu’arbitre.
Nos avocats fiscalistes conseillent sur les aspects fiscaux anglais, européens et internationaux des transactions financières, acquisitions, cessions et restructurations de sociétés, et des personnes à mobilité internationale.
Nous assistons des entrepreneurs, promoteurs et prêteurs internationaux dans leurs projets au Royaume-Uni et dans les pays où Gide est implanté, notamment sur le continent africain.
Gide Londres offre une expertise approfondie en droit anglais, américain et français et se positionne au cœur de notre pratique de droit commun. Face à l’application répandue du droit anglais et de l'Etat de New York dans les d’opérations internationales, nos avocats sont en mesure d’offrir un service complet sur-mesure grâce à leur collaboration avec les autres bureaux internationaux de Gide.
Gide Londres est idéalement placé pour conseiller ses clients français et internationaux qui sont déjà présents au Royaume-Uni ou qui accèdent à ce marché pour la première fois.
Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP‘s ‘very strong‘ London arbitration practice focuses on both commercial and investment disputes, predominantly in the international energy and infrastructure sectors. London IDR head Rupert Reece specialises in international arbitration proceedings concerning joint ventures, construction contracts, aerospace, and international commerce; and counsel Hannah McIrvine is the firm’s insurance arbitration specialist in London. ‘Brilliant lawyer‘ and international investment and commercial arbitration expert Saadia Bhatty was promoted to partner in July 2022.
Legal 500 London 2023: Dispute resolution - International Arbitration
Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP has ‘a dedicated team based on a solid and stable senior team of partners and counsel who are really aware of clients’ operational constraints‘. The firm specialises in structuring, documentation, collateralisation and regulatory issues relating to derivatives and structured products across equity, credit, fixed income, fund, commodity, energy, inflation, weather, property and other asset classes, as well as handling repos and securities lending transactions. Best known for acting for French banks, the London finance group is increasingly acting for corporates across Europe on derivatives matters. Lead partner Karine Imbrosciano is ‘a dedicated lawyer always available and very easy to talk with‘.
Legal 500 London 2023: Finance - Derivatives & Structured Products
Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP has a deep bench of securitisation and asset-backed finance lawyers in London and Paris. Its London group is particularly active in whole-business, trade receivables, mortgage and lease securitisations, as well as CLOs. ‘Their deep understanding and expertise in securitisation is second to none and their recent focus in blockchain and tokenization, with a dedicated practice, is quite unique‘, remarks one client. Practice head Dimitrios Logizidis is ‘an exceptional talent that is thorough in his approach‘. Counsel Samir Bensaker ‘goes out of his way to ensure availability and provides ready answers to questions and practical solutions to difficulties‘.
Legal 500 London 2023: Finance - Securitisation
The ‘very competent, responsive, knowledgeable and helpful’ Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP has a strong track record in transactional work in Africa and is also known in the market for its disputes expertise. Colin Graham heads the team and is a name to note for corporate and commercial projects work. ‘The team is passionate about energy issues, both willing and eager to go to the details of the problem, and supported by deep energy sector background knowledge’.
Legal 500 London 2023: Projects, Energy & Natural Resources - Oil & Gas
Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP has an international practice with a leading presence in African markets through offices in Paris, Istanbul and Shanghai. The energy team assists clients on issues such as emissions credits trading, corporate PPAs, PV projects off-grid power arrangements. Colin Graham leads the practice with experience in corporate and commercial projects while Matteo Matteucci advises financial investors and governments on cross-border mandates. ‘Deep level of client service, professionalism. Very sophisticated knowledge on a wide spread of topics around energy and infrastructure as well as corporate commercial. Very good, global international perspective with an anchorage in English law practice.
Legal 500 London 2023: Projects, Energy & Natural Resources - Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)
The securitisation group at Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP is 'hardworking, friendly, and down to earth, and they know their industry inside out'. The London office is a key part of the firm's international securitisation and asset-backed finance practice, which handles structured credit, synthetic securitisation, collateral management and more. The London team works mainly on trade receivables transactions, though it also handles mortgage and lease deals, as well as CLO restructuring. Practice head Dimitrios Logizidis is 'a fantastic partner and wholeheartedly trustworthy'. He recently assisted Trafigura with establishing an international trade receivables securitisation programme governed by English law. Counsel Samir Bensaker specialises in securitisation and structured finance, and he is qualified in both English and French law.
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Securisation
As part of Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP's global disputes practice, the London international dispute resolution (IDR) team has Africa-related arbitration expertise, and also fields specialists in investor-state disputes. Heading up the London IDR department, Rupert Reece acts in arbitrations in both English and French, while Saadia Bhatty and Hannah McIrvine provide counsel-level support.
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - International Arbitration
The structured finance practice at Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP is 'very responsive and provides great insight into market'. The firm handles structuring, documentation, collateralisation and regulatory issues relating to derivatives and structured products in a vast range of asset classes, among them equity, credit, fixed income, fund, commodity, energy, inflation and weather, as well as repos and securities lending transactions. Head of derivatives & structured products Karine Imbrosciano and London head of banking & finance Dimitrios Logizidis are the lead partners. Imbrosciano and her team are 'both technically astute and kind people to spend time and work with', remarks a client. She recently advised a consortium of ten banks, among them mBank and BNP Paribas Bank Polska, on the negotiation of the hedging documentation to be entered into with chemical company Ciech S.A.The structured finance practice at Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP is 'very responsive and provides great insight into market'. The firm handles structuring, documentation, collateralisation and regulatory issues relating to derivatives and structured products in a vast range of asset classes, among them equity, credit, fixed income, fund, commodity, energy, inflation and weather, as well as repos and securities lending transactions. Head of derivatives & structured products Karine Imbrosciano and London head of banking & finance Dimitrios Logizidis are the lead partners. Imbrosciano and her team are 'both technically astute and kind people to spend time and work with', remarks a client. She recently advised a consortium of ten banks, among them mBank and BNP Paribas Bank Polska, on the negotiation of the hedging documentation to be entered into with chemical company Ciech S.A.
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Derivatives & Structured Products
Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP specialises in the structuring, documentation, collateralisation and regulatory issues relating to derivatives and structured products across a variety of asset classes, including equity, credit, fixed income, fund, commodities, energy, inflation and weather, as well as handling repos and securities lending transactions. The practice is split between Paris and London, with both offices collaborating on day-to-day transactions and complex matters such as strategic equity derivatives, structured credit derivatives and structured repos. The firm frequently acts as counsel to French and international investment banks, investment funds and corporates on the structuring and implementation of equity derivatives financing transactions, the monetisation of financial flows, and warehousing transactions. Dimitrios Logizidis is head of the London banking and finance practice, while Karine Imbrosciano leads the derivatives and structured products group.
Legal 500 EMEA 2021
Particularly active in Africa-related international arbitration work, Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP's London’s practice was also recently involved in international arbitrations concerning the construction, energy, manufacturing and sport sectors. London office head Rupert Reece leads the London international dispute resolution department, with Hannah McIrvine and Saadia Bhatty providing counsel-level support.
Legal 500 EMEA 2021
The securitisation and asset-backed finance practice at Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP spans its London, Paris and New York offices, from which the firm advises on all regulatory and clearing issues related to structured credit, synthetic securitisation and collateral management. 'It has the capacity to think out of the box and is really solution-driven', notes one client, who praises practice head Dimitrios Logizidis and counsel Samir Bensaker as 'professional, knowledgeable, very constructive and pragmatic in their approach'. Their work encompasses whole-business, trade receivables, mortgage and lease securitisations, among other asset classes, in which they frequently act for leading French and international banks, fund managers and corporates including Europcar, BNP Paribas and Société Générale.
Legal 500 EMEA 2021