Rankings and awards

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Rankings

Logo Legal 500 EMEA

LEGAL 500 EMEA 2016/2017

BIGNON LEBRAY is recommended in :

Administrative & Public Law
Employment
Private Equity – Venture and growth capital
Regions
Capital Markets – Debt (2016)

CHAMBERS EUROPE 2016

BIGNON LEBRAY is ranked in :

Public Law – France : « Other Noted Firms »
Capital Markets – Debt – France : « Band 3 » (2016)

IFLR 1000 2016/2017

BIGNON LEBRAY is ranked in:

M&A (Tier 5)
Private Equity (Other notable)
Banking (Other notable)

Legal 500 Paris

LEGAL 500 PARIS 2016/2017

BIGNON LEBRAY is recommended in:

Private Equity 
Quotation: “Bignon Lebray has ‘excellent expertise’. The firm advises startups, investment funds and companies in innovation capital and development capital transactions. It has assisted Capagro Innovation in respect of a € 2 million investment in Lineazen. The team also assists managers in LBO transactions. The activity is developed by Alexandre Ghesquière, Thomas Buffin and Edouard Waels, who is “always very attentive, understands the needs of its customers and proposes adapted solutions.”

Employment
Quotation: “Bignon Lebray is an ‘efficient and available firm’. The team of seven lawyers provides an operational vision. The firm advises numerous SMEs and a few large French companies. He is particularly sought after to deal with problems of restructuring and collective litigation. Canaccord and Electrodépôt are clients. Jérémie Boublil leads the team. Antoine Benoit and Bertrand Debosque are also involved in the files.”

Public and Administrative Law
Quotation: “Bignon Lebray provides ‘excellent services’. The team of eight lawyers is ‘very dynamic and efficient, fluent in English and has a good knowledge of public projects’. The firm advises private companies and local authorities. It offers a wide range of skills, covering public contracts, local authority financing and urban planning law. Ile-de-France Region and Grand Port Maritime du Havre are clients. The activity is led by Sébastien Pinot, a ‘pragmatic, reliable lawyer whose advice is well-founded and strategic’. Alain Vamour and Jean-Baptiste Dubrulle are also involved in the files.”

Regions
Quotation: “With over 70 lawyers, Bignon Lebray’s various skills have made it a recognized player in the field of business law nationally. Its offices in Paris and Lille house the vast majority of the workforce. Come next: Lyon, Aix-en-Provence, and Shanghai internationally. The firm has recently opened an office in Beijing.”

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OPTION DROIT & AFFAIRES 2016/2017

OPTION FINANCE 2016

BIGNON LEBRAY is ranked in:

PRIVATE EQUITY
Capital Innovation
Management Package
Capital Development
LBO (transactions lower than 50 million EUR)

DÉCIDEURS 2016/2017

BIGNON LEBRAY is ranked in:

INVESTMENT CAPITAL
Venture Capital: « High name recognition »
Advising on LBO taxation: « High name recognition »
LBO Transactions (lower mid-cap and small mid cap) : « High name recognition »
LBO – Advising management teams: « Renowned practice »

HUMAN RESOURCES
Restructuring, reorganisation and collective litigation: “Renowned practice”
Collective bargaining and labor relations: “Renowned practice”
Best law firm in labor law: “High name recognition”
Risk litigation and penal labour law : “Renowned practice”
Social security : “Renowned practice”
Complementary social protection : “High name recognition”
Best law firm in employment law: “High name recognition”

WEALTH MANAGEMENT
Patrimonial taxation – Wealth Management: «Renowned practice»
Tax Adjustment and Litigation – Patrimonial taxation – Wealth management: «Renowned practice»

INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY
Computing: «Renowned practice»
Internet: «Renowned practice»

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Trademarks and Designs: «Renowned practice»

REAL ESTATE CONSTRUCTION URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Public actors – Commercial urban developement: « High name recognition »
Construction (market, works, contracts, advice) : «Renowned practice»
Property development : «Renowned practice»
Real estate sale litigation: «Renowned practice»
Commercial lease law: «High name recognition»

POWER & ENVIRONNEMENT
Environment – Litigation: «Renowned practice»

PUBLIC SECTOR
Public actors – Land management (expropriation and preemption): «High name recognition»

CORPORATE TAXATION
Taxation of research and innovation & Research tax credit: «High name recognition»
Taxation of international companies: «High name recognition»
Transfer pricing: «High name recognition»
Tax litigation and recovery assistance: «Quality practice»
Taxation of transactions: «High name recognition»

M&A
Up to 75 million EUR transactions: «Major practice»
Taxation of transactions: «High name recognition»
Control of concentrations: «Renowned practice»

BANK & FINANCE
Bank and Finance : «Quality practice»

Awards

LE MONDE DU DROIT - LE PALMARÈS DES AVOCATS 2016/2017

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LEADERS LEAGUE - TROPHÉES DU DROIT 2016

BIGNON LEBRAY won the silver award within the category M&A, Small & Mid Cap.