Julien David is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate practice and he worked in the Casablanca office of the firm (2003 - 2014), which he managed and headed from 2011 to 2014. Julien specializes in M&A transactions, in particular cross-border transactions, involving listed or unlisted companies, in strategic joint-ventures creations and more generally in corporate law matters. He assists his clients for their operations in France, in Morocco and in a number of jurisdictions in Sub-Saharan Africa.
On the Africa continent, Julien notably advised Total group on the initial public offering (IPO) of Total Maroc, its Moroccan subsidiary, on the Casablanca Stock Exchange, the Wendel group on its investment in the pan-African insurance group Saham, the company Société Nationale d'Opérations Pétrolières de la Côte d'Ivoire (PETROCI), a State-owned company, on the establishment of a liquid natural gas supply facility in consortium with international groups, the HeidelbergCement group on several transactions across Africa.
He regularly advises, in France and in Africa, European or African groups for the implementation of their equity partnerships or for their external growth transactions.
While exercising in Morocco, Julien was referred in Band 1 by Chambers Global and as "Leading individual" in the Corporate and M&A section of Legal 500. Now in Paris, Julien is referenced in the "Spotlight Table" by Chambers Global Africa-wide in the Corporate / M&A & Private Equity section and in the "Spotlight Table" for Africa-wide Foreign expertise.
Julien graduated from HEC Paris (1998) and holds a postgraduate degree in Corporate Law (University of Sceaux - Paris XI) (1998). He is a lawyer registered with the Paris bar since 1999.