By recruiting an expert in accounting and financial investigations, Gide is innovating and broadening its practice with a new skillset to develop ever-more efficient strategies in the service of the most complex matters.
Stéphanie Philippe joins Gide's team that specialises in repressive disputes, corporate investigations and compliance matters alongside partners Bruno Quentin, Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry and Sophie Scemla. A chartered accountant by training and former auditor, she has nearly fifteen years' experience in financial investigations, developed within the Investigations division of the French Financial Markets Authority, and in criminal matters within the Instruction department of the Paris Tribunal Judiciaire Finance division.
Bruno Quentin, Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry and Sophie Scemla are very pleased with the appointment: "We are delighted to have Stéphanie join our team, whose precious skills provide us with the innovative and integrated combination of legal and accounting expertise. Her arrival will help advance every day the quality of our factual analyses, whether in terms of corporate investigations or financial and criminal disputes".
Stéphanie Philippe is a graduate from the ESSEC business school and in chartered accountancy. She began her career in the Key Accounts auditing team of EY from 1999 to 2006. She then joined the French Financial Markets Authority where she was a senior investigator for 5 years, prior to joining in 2013 the Instruction department of the Paris Tribunal Judiciaire Finance division as an accounting expert. In 2021, she joined the Control Division of the regulatory authority of the audit profession in France (H3C, or Haut Conseil des Commissaires aux Comptes).