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Geoffrey Levesque

Counsel

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

Geoffrey joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 2018 as Counsel in charge of project finance.

He has developed a recognized expertise in financing in the infrastructure and energy sectors (greenfield or brownfield projects, PPP/PFI, acquisition financing, refinancing, privatization ...) as well as a solid experience. of bank financing (corporate / investment grade facilities, acquisition finance, leveraged finance, real estate finance, etc.).

He advises industrial sponsors and investment funds as well as lenders or institutional lenders. He works closely with the firm's specialized teams in public law, energy law, environmental law and corporate law.

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Best Lawyer - Project Finance and Development Practice

Best Lawyers 2022

Best Lawyer - Banking and Finance Law

Best Lawyers 2022

Banking and Finance: Bank Regulatory

Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Relevant experience

  • Counsel, Freshfields Bruckaus Deringer (2014-2018)
  • Counsel, Allen & Overy LLP (2001-2014)
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Memberships & Roles

  • Bar Admission (Paris, France)
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Education

  • Master 2 (Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées) in Banking and Finance Law, University of Lyon III (1996) 
  • Master 2 (Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies) in Contract Law, University of Montpellier I (1995)
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IFLR1000 - 2020 edi­tion
The 2020 edi­tion of IFLR1000 has been pub­lished. This guide, which spe­cial­ises in fin­an­cial and busi­ness law, ranks the best law firms in these fields around the world. We would par­tic­u­larly like to thank...
06/04/2018
Geof­frey Levesque joins the Bank­ing & Fin­ance team at CMS Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre...
The Bank­ing, Fin­ance, Cap­it­al Mar­kets & In­sur­ance de­part­ment at CMS Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre Avocats is be­ing re­in­forced with the ar­rival with­in the team led by Laurent Mi­on, part­ner, of Geof­frey Levesque as...