p.lafarge@latournerie-wolfrom.com
p.lafarge@latournerie-wolfrom.com
Pierre
Lafarge
Partner
From a simple hobby to a passion, equestrian dressage has become a lifestyle practice based on focus, balance and impulsion.

Lawyer at the Paris Bar (1996), Pierre Lafarge is Partner – Corporate Law practice since 2001.

Pierre WORKS ON corporate law and financial law and has gained a renowned experience in private-equity transactions (principally with investment funds), mergers and acquisitions (particularly in transactions for the transfer or acquisition of troubled activities – distressed-M&A) and restructurings, for French or foreign clients.
He also regularly intervenes in the negotiation of partnerships and joint ventures, in particular when they involve public entities (communities (collectivités) and public establishments).
Pierre also assists his clients in their financing transactions (issuance of securities, structuring of security packages, implementations of trusts) and public offers.
Pierre is very active in particular with respect to infrastructures and regulated sectors (financial, in particular).

Before joining Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats, Pierre practiced in the law firm of Pr. Charley Hannoun .

expertise

• CORPORATE LAW

SKILLS

• Private equity
• Joint venture
• Mergers & Acquisitions
• Corporate law
• Restructurings
• Financing

EDUCATION

• Postgraduate degree (DESS) – International Business Attorney (Juriste d’Affaires International) (University Paris V – René Descartes)
• Postgraduate degree (DEA) – Civil and Commercial Obligations Law (University Paris V – René Descartes)
• Master’s degree – Business Law (University Paris V – René Descartes)

LANGUAGES

• French
• English

associations

• Member of the French national association of stock companies (Association Nationale des Sociétés par Actions (ANSA))
• Member of France Invest
• Member of the French association of trustees (Association Française des Fiduciaires (AFF))

TEACHING

• Animating, during several years, seminars relating to investment and acquisition transactions for the Master II degree on the Law governing the Environment, Security and Quality in Companies, at the University Versailles Saint-Quentin;
• Intervention in connection with the Matinales de la Reprise d’Entreprise under the auspices of the Sciences Po Association on the topic of letters of intent (intervention entitled: Correctly drafting a letter of intent: undertaking while securing an exist (Bien rédiger une lettre d’intention : s’engager, tout en se ménageant une porte de sortie);
• Participation in the preparation and animation of a seminar on Management Packages (situational analysis and overview of the Italian practice) (November 2018);
• Regular interventions with Jean-Luc Marchand in connection with training sessions for company managers organised by the Chamber of Commerce and Industries of the Hauts-de-Seine département on the legal and tax structuring of company groups.

publications

• Participation in writing the Guide des bonnes pratiques du capital-risque (guide of good practices in risk-capital), edited by the Association Française des Investisseurs pour la Croissance (AFIC, to date France invest)
• Co-writing with Anne-Cécile Deville (LWA Counsel in the Corporate practice) and Jean-Luc Marchand (LWA Partner in the Tax practice) of the French chapter of the international review Getting the Deal Through, relating to the French regulations governing private-equity transactions 
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