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Squire Patton Boggs appoints PE partner in Paris

Squire Patton Boggs has appointed private equity lawyer Arnaud Lafarge as a partner in its Corporate practice in Paris. Lafarge joins from Lamy Lexel, and is accompanied by two associates, Nicolas Leveque and Eva Jouannic. 

Lafarge joins a Corporate team in France significantly bolstered by the recent arrivals of private equity lawyers Maxime Dequesne and Anthony Guillaume, and private equity finance and tax specialists Benjamin Marché and Charles Briand, and his appointment is the eighth partner hire in the firm’s Paris office since summer 2021.

Lafarge is an experienced private equity and corporate lawyer, advising funds, private and listed companies and management teams on a wide range of complex, cross-border transactions. He also offers a particular expertise in public M&A and securities law. Dual qualified, in New York and Paris, Lafarge has been partner at Lamy Lexel, based in Paris and Lyon, since 2019. After two years in the United States, including one year in New York during which he practised at an international firm, he worked at other leading global law firms in France between 2007 and 2019.  He has a Master’s degree in Business Law and Taxation from Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas and an LLM from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

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