Member of the Lille Bar (1984)

Thomas Buffin assists his clients, which include start-ups, young innovative companies, SMEs, high- growth companies, medium-sized companies, and Unicorns, with all acquisition, transfer, asset contribution, merger, tax optimisation, transformation and restructuring transactions.

Thomas’ litigation expertise, together with more than 30 years of experience as a legal advisor, render him a true asset when it comes to both negotiations and the drafting of complex documents, as well as defending his clients’ interests in the event of a dispute.

In particular, he advises on matters related to innovation, health, new technologies as well as the food and agricultural sectors.

Thomas Buffin is managing partner of the Merger and Acquisitons department in Lille.

Qualifications

  • Law Practice Certificate, 1984
  • Specialising in corporate law since 1992

Languages

  • French
  • English

Other Activities

  • President of Clubster Santé and Invest’Innove since 2013
  • Honorary Dutch consul to the regions of Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Picardy, and Ardennes since 2005

Professional Bodies

  • President of the Lille Bar Association (2001-2002)
  • President of the Lille CARPA (1994-1995)
  • President of the CFPA of the Court of Appeal of Douai Bars (1998-1999)
  • External adviser to the Chamber of Commerce (2000-2004)
  • Member of the Urban Community of Lille Development Council (2001-2005)
  • President of the Regional Conference of the Presidents of the Bar of Nord-Pas-de-Calais (2005-2006)

Distinctions

  • Knight of the Legion of Honor