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Sophie Chevallier
Partner

Contact

(T) +33.1.56.59.46.83
(F) +33.1.56.59.39.38

Education

  • HEC Graduate School of Management (Diploma in Tax & Business Law 2003); University of Paris XI-Sceaux (DESS in Juriste d'Affaires 2003)

Bar Admissions

  • Paris Bar

Sophie Chevallier has comprehensive experience in a wide range of financing transactions, both domestic and cross-border, especially in the area of project and asset finance. She regularly acts on behalf of French and international banks, sponsors, and borrowers as well as state guarantors and export credit agencies.

Sophie has assisted various consortia and French and international banks in connection with infrastructure and technological public-private partnerships. In particular, she has been involved in projects relating to the construction and operation of university campuses, sports facilities, communication networks, and waste disposal plants. In the area of asset finance, she regularly advises the state entities involved in the structuring of major asset sale transactions in the shipbuilding industry (mainly for STX France S.A., f/y/a Chantiers de l'Atlantique).

Sophie also has experience in financial litigation through the representation of banks in cases involving so-called "toxic" loans and financial products.


Honors & Distinctions

  • Recommended among the best lawyers in banking & finance and project finance in France in The Legal 500 EMEA and The Legal 500 Paris (2016, 2017)

    1st prize for the Paris Banking & Finance team in "Project Finance" at the "Palmarès des avocats — Le Monde du droit" ceremony, Paris (2016)

Languages

English, French, Spanish
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