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11 Sep 2019

Guillaume Briant joins Stephenson Harwood as partner


Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has expanded its corporate practice with the arrival of partner Guillaume Briant, who joins the firm's Paris office.

Briant is a corporate M&A lawyer, who advises public and private companies, as well as private equity funds, on a variety of French and international transactional matters. He focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings, as well as capital market transactions. He has considerable experience in the telecoms, technology and life sciences sectors, and has advised on many transactions involving Africa or other emerging market countries. Briant joins Stephenson Harwood from Dechert LLP. 

"Guillaume's arrival is an exciting development for the Paris corporate team and reflects our strategy of growing the firm in the markets that are important to our clients," said Sharon White, chief executive, Stephenson Harwood. "Guillaume brings a combination of M&A and capital markets expertise, and extensive experience advising clients on a range of international corporate matters, which complements the team's existing capabilities, and enables us to enhance the support we offer our clients."

Stephenson Harwood's international corporate practice acts for listed and private companies, international banks, private equity houses and management teams. The team advises clients on the full range of corporate activity, including public and private M&A, IPOs and capital markets, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital, across a wide variety of sectors.




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