Patrick Tardivy



Patrick Tardivy, co-chair of Orrick's worldwide M&A and Private Equity practice.

Patrick advises French and international companies and investors on all aspects of corporate law in the context of acquisitions, disposals, mergers, reorganizations, including business carveouts and strategic alliances.

Patrick is particularly active in the energy and infrastructure fields as well as the tech sectors, working alongside investment funds, French and foreign groups, on both domestic and cross border transactions. Patrick also has significant experience in M&A projects with a focus in the real estate sector where he acts as lead counsel on high-profile transactions.

Recognized by the major international ranking guides, Patrick is valued by his clients for his "business sense is exceptionally useful; he knows our business model and what we are capable of achieving. There is a mutual sense of trust" (Chambers Global 2024). “Patrick has an impressive work force. It strives to always be innovative at the service of its customers in order to make them benefit from the latest market trends (W&I insurance for example)”. (Legal 500 EMEA 2023).

Prior to joining Orrick in 2016, Patrick was a partner in a Magic Circle law firm.