« Thinking outside the box »

François joined Bignon Lebray in 2021 as an associate in the Corporate & M&A department.

François has previously had international professional experience, notably with the law firm Linklaters in Luxembourg.

François is more specifically involved in mergers and acquisitions and private equity, both in advisory and litigation matters,

François has already had the opportunity to work with companies on their financing operations (fund raising, bond issues, capital increases) or restructuring operations (transformation, merger, creation of subsidiaries, amicable proceedings, collective proceedings) as well as with partners (sale, acquisition, partners’ agreement) and managers (corporate mandates, management packages).

Did you know ?

  • Teaching: François is a lecturer at the University of Lille in Corporate Law, Contract Law and Liability Law.
  • Sport: François practices Thai boxing.
  • International : François has lived in Australia and Luxembourg.


  • CAPA (2021)
  • Business English Certificate, Sydney College (2019)
  • Master’s degree Contract law, University of Lille (2018)
  • Master’s degree Finance (« Financial risk management »), Lille Institute of Business Administration (2018)
  • University Diploma in Tax Law, University of Lille (2017)
  • Master of Business Law, University of Lille (2017)


  • French
  • English