Fieldfisher appoints Aurélien Jugand to its expanding Banking and Finance team in Paris | Fieldfisher
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Fieldfisher appoints Aurélien Jugand to its expanding Banking and Finance team in Paris




European law firm Fieldfisher has announced today the appointment of Aurélien Jugand to its fast-growing Banking and Finance team in its Financial Markets and Products (FMP) Group at their Paris offices.

Aurélien Jugand began his career at Société Générale before entering the legal profession and joining Ayache. He then joined the finance team at Reed Smith before being promoted to Counsel in the financial markets department of Simmons & Simmons . He subsequently joined McDermott, where he notably developed support for banks and debt funds in structured finance. Aurélien works with all types of financial institutions and debt funds, as well as with sponsors and companies both nationally and internationally. Aurélien has developed recognized expertise in financing, particularly assisting numerous French and international banks. His significant experience enhances the firm's expertise in corporate and acquisition financing (especially in leveraged transactions) on behalf of lenders.

Hélène Lefebvre, Partner and Head of the Banking & Finance, Fieldfisher France said: 

"We are pleased that Aurélien has joined to strengthen our department. To effectively support our strong growth and complement our existing offerings, we need an experienced team well-versed in complex LBO and corporate financing transactions. Aurélien's arrival meets this ambition. It is also a new example of our determination to invest in the financial markets and products sector, which is a priority area for our firm, and confirms our commitment to enhancing synergies between our teams in Paris and internationally."

Aurélien holds a Master II in Private Law from Jean Monnet University (Paris XI – Sceaux), a Specialized Master's in International Business Law and Management from ESSEC Business School, and an LLB from the University of London International Programmes. Aurélien has been a member of the Paris Bar since 2011.

Aurélien Jugand said: 

"I am delighted to continue my career at Fieldfisher as a partner and to further develop the firm's business in France and internationally. I look forward to starting this new adventure and offering our clients comprehensive support in a dynamic and innovative environment."

Fieldfisher's highly successful pan European Financial Markets and Products practice focuses on derivatives, structured finance, financial regulation, funds, banking and real estate finance, with over 40 partners across the continent, advising clients on cross-border deals across the world, including in emerging markets. Over the last year, FMP has advised on the LIBOR transition restructurings of over 40 tough legacy securitisations with an aggregate value of approximately £20 billion. 

Fieldfisher's Paris office has also experienced continuous and robust growth for over 15 years, driven by top-tier expertise in all areas of business law. Over the past three years, the firm has expanded its workforce with the addition of partners such as Marguerite Brac de La Perrière (Digital and Digital Health), Lucile Meriguet (Restructuring/Commercial Litigation), and Julia Mohamed (Employment Law). Fieldfisher France now comprises more than 70 lawyers, including 22 partners, as well as a law professor.