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“The firm is highly skilled in the coordination of multi-jurisdictional transactions, with assertive, efficient, having finesse and creativity lawyers to be , with real technical experience and a deep understanding of our business.” (Chambers 2022 / Rank Band 1 M&A Mid cap)

Lawyer at the New York Bar (2001) and Paris Bar (2004), Thibaut Kazémi is Partner – Corporate Law Practice since 2016.

Thibaut Kazémi is involved in mergers and acquisitions and private equity matters, in France and in Africa, alongside leading industrial players, the shareholders of family held groups, growth companies and investment funds.
He is particularly active in cross-border transactions, the negotiation of joint ventures and strategic alliances and, more generally, of complex business and industrial agreements.
Thibaut advises his French and foreign clients in numerous business sectors and has, in particular, developed an expertise in the fields of telecommunications, media and new technologies, as well as in the energy sector.

Before joining Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats, Thibaut practiced for approximately fifteen years in Anglo-Saxon law firms (Lovells (now Hogan Lovells), Norton Rose and Jones Day).




• M&A
• Private Equity
• Africa
• Energy


• L.LM. in Corporate Law (New York University, USA)
• Magisterium – Business Attorney – DJCE (University Paris II – Panthéon-Assas)
• Postgraduate degree (DESS) in Business Law (University Paris II – Panthéon-Assas)
• Postgraduate degree (DEA) in Compared Law (University Paris II – Panthéon-Assas)


• French
• English


• Member of the International Bar Association
• Member of France Invest (Association of investors for growth) Invest
• Member of the French Counsel of Investors in Africa (Conseil Français des Investisseurs en Afrique (CIAN))
• Member of the World Organization of Mining Lawyers (WOML)


• Thibaut regularly intervenes in connection with training programs, seminars and colloquiums.
• Impacts du CoViD-19 sur les opérations de fusions-acquisitions (Impacts of CoVID-19 on M&A transactions) – Les Echos Formation – April 2020


• Bien aborder les risques de compliance dans les opérations de fusions-acquisition, Le Journal du Management, Village de la Justice (mai 2021)
• Cession d’entreprise : l’art et la manière (Company transfer: the art and the manner) – Le Figaro (June 2020)
• Sapin II s’attaque à la corruption sous tous les angles (The French Sapin II law fights corruption from all angles) (Décideurs Juridiques – 2017)
• Corruption risks in mergers and acquisitions (Ethic Intelligence)