« An entrepreneur at the service of entrepreneurs »

« An entrepreneur at the service of entrepreneurs »

Alexandre Ghesquière began his career in Paris within the Finance department of Hogan Lovells, an American-British law firm. In 2006, he joined Bignon Lebray, where he became a partner in 2012.

Alexandre provides advice to French and international clients on all transactions relating to acquisition, sale, capital increases and group restructuring. He also advises clients on contentious aspects of these transactions. His clientele mostly consists of start-ups, SME-ISEs and international groups.

Alexandre has advised French groups on their international development and international groups on their development in France.

In 2024, Alexandre was referenced from Legal 500 EMEA and IFLR 1000.

Alexandre Ghesquière is recommended for ‘the great attention he pays to the needs of clients and for his efficiency‘” (Legal 500 Paris, international ranking).

“Alexandre Ghesquière: an experienced leading lawyer. The best value for money on the market’” (Legal 500 Paris, international ranking).

Did you know ?

  • Emerging technologies : for ten years, Alexandre has been leading the partnership with Euratechnologies (the main French start-up incubator based in Lille) and advising numerous start-ups.
  • International : Alexandre spent a year at an English university, where he obtained his LLM, additionally working for four years at a Paris-based English firm; Alexandre is one of the only lawyers in Lille specializing in Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity able to exchange, negotiate and draft documents in English.


  • LLM in International Business Law, University of Norwich, England (2005)
  • Master’s degree (DESS) in Financial Engineering, University of Paris XII (1999)
  • Master’s degree (DESS CAAE), Institute of Business Administration, Lille (1998)


  • French
  • English