François is an Of Counsel within Paris’ Restructuring practice group.
His practice focuses on restructuring and insolvency proceedings, in relation to which he advises all stakeholders (alternative investors, lenders, creditors, debtors, buyers etc.) whether in an amicable or judicial context.
François also advises companies, entrepreneurs and investment funds on their corporate and transactional matters.
He has recently acted for investors and creditors in the restructuring of listed and mid/upper mid companies. He has also advised financially distressed industrial actors, as well as investors seeking to acquire stressed and distressed assets and business activities.
François is a member of the Paris Bar, holds a Master 2 - DJCE from the University Jean Moulin Lyon 3 and is a graduate of HEC Paris. He is a regular lecturer in the Master's degree in Restructuring and Treatment of Distressed Companies (ALED accred.) at Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3.
Prior to joining Orrick, François was a lawyer at major international law firms.