« I like learning, but not being lectured…  »

« I like learning, but not being lectured…  »

Jacques Goyet’s specialities encompass mergers and acquisitions, restructuring procedures and long-term financing transactions for listed and unlisted companies. He therefore advises private shareholders, as well as investment companies and entrepreneurs.

Jacques Goyet is also involved in the litigation of divestment transactions concerning, inter alia: the execution of liability guarantees, disputes between shareholders and the fixing of sale prices. He further advises in disputes relating to business operations of (minority appraisal, liability of directors, actions for judicial dissolution and nullity of corporate bodyies decisions).

He has developed significant expertise in the agri-food trade (especially the sale/acquisition of vineyards), as well as the leisure, tourism, hotels, passenger road and air transport and catering industries.

Did you know ?

  •  Jacques is chairman of the management board
  • As a Sinophile, Jacques is avily involved in the firm’s China Desk, and is also Secretary General of the Franco-Chinese for Economic Law Association (AFCDE)
  • He also lectures in corporate law on the transfer of companies at the EFB law school in Paris
  • Jacques was named “Lawyer of the Year” in the Corporate Category by “Best Lawyers”, a United States legal review
  • Jacques is a member of the International Association of Vine and Wine Lawyers, as well as a member of the French Association of Rural Law


  • Master’s degree (DEA) Community and European Law, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (1985)
  • Master’s degree in Law, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (1984)
  • NEOMA (1982)


  • French
  • English