Julien Espeillac
Senior Associate

PARIS

T: +33 1 56 88 21 21
D: +33 1 76 40 16 41
M: +33 7 84 09 02 03

Summary Open

Julien is a Senior Associate in the Corporate group in the Paris office of Watson Farley & Williams. Julien specialises in corporate and cross-border M&A in the energy, chemicals and aeronautics sectors in France and Africa, with a particular focus on governance structuring, joint venture and “entry into new market” issues. He has participated in several start-up initiatives in Paris through membership of Paris Business Angels. He is also an advisor to the European Centre of Law and Economy (CEDE) of the ESSEC business school.

Education Open

  • 2004: MBA – ESSEC Business School
  • 2004: DESS (Master’s degree) in Corporate law – University of Paris – XI
  • 2003: Master’s degree in business law – University of Paris – II
  • 2003: Law degree – University of Cergy-Pointoise

Author/Speaker/Awards Open

  • ʺBrexit Nine Months Onʺ (“Le Brexit neuf mois après”), Journal des Sociétés, March 2017.
  • “Private mergers and acquisitions in France: market analysis overview”, Practical Law –Thomson Reuters 2016.
  • “Private mergers and acquisitions in France: overview, Practical Law” – Thomson Reuters 2016.

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Paris Bar
  • Paris Business Angels
  • Centre Européen du Droit et d’Economie

Employment Record Open

  • 2013 – 2017: Senior Associate, Pinsent Masons
  • 2010 – 2013: Associate, Nixon Peabody
  • 2006 – 2010: Junior Associate, Allen & Overy