Admitted to the Paris Bar, Charles de Reals focuses on complex merger-acquisition transactions involving both listed and private companies. He is recognised as an expert on corporate governance issues and securities law, and regularly represents French and foreign companies on strategic disputes.
Prior to joining Gide, Charles practised within leading US and French law firms, in particular Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom since 2015, and previously Sullivan & Cromwell, and Bompoint.
Stéphane Puel, Gide managing partner, indicates: "I am very pleased to see Charles join our teams. Widely acknowledged for his expertise in the field of mergers, acquisitions, and securities law, Charles is above all a professional whose human qualities make him an obvious choice. His arrival is perfectly in line with our firm's current development dynamic."
Charles de Reals adds: "I am delighted to be joining Gide's teams, whose skill is deemed as a reference in all key fields of business law. As a specialist in mergers and acquisitions, I consider the firm's unique cross-disciplinary service offer to be a precious asset for clients."
Gide's Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate practice group numbers some sixty lawyers in Paris, now including nineteen partners. It handles the full spectrum of practices essential to mergers and acquisitions, from public tenders through to private equity, via disputes and restructurings, in a broad range of business sectors.