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Alexandre Bordenave


CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine
Languages French, English

Alexandre advises financial institutions and their clients in the implementation and negotiation of securitisation and structured finance transactions. Alexandre is very keen on practising law thoroughly and innovatively. His broad and in-depth experience (securitisation, LBO/OBO, trusts, ABL financing, real-estate financing, etc.) significantly enhances his advice.

Alexandre pays special attention to smooth communication between parties and ensures that all the requirements and expectations of the parties, especially those of his clients, are well understood.

Alexandre joined CMS Francis Lefebvre in 2009.

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Relevant experience

  • Gide Loyrette Nouel (2007-2009)
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Memberships & Roles

  • Former Secrétaire de la conférence (elected appointment to provide on-call criminal defence as a result of a debating competition held by the Hauts-de-Seine Bar) (2011)
  • Member of the Hauts-de-Seine Bar Council (2016-2018)
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  • Post-graduate degree (DEA) in Business Law, University of Paris II - Panthéon-Assas
  • ENS Cachan
  • CAPA (post-graduate legal qualification required to practise as a solicitor or barrister in France)
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