Übersicht

Admitted to the Paris Bar, Jean-Philippe serves on Mayer Brown's Management Committee and is Managing Partner of the Paris office.

He has considerable experience in leveraged finance and real estate. His practice includes advising financial institutions and corporate groups in connection with acquisition finance and debt restructuring. His knowledge of the real estate industry focuses on the purchase and disposal of large hotel and office portfolios and leveraged and management buy-outs. Jean-Philippe regularly advises investment funds and arrangers in relation to the financing of large domestic and cross-border leveraged acquisitions.

Jean-Philippe joined Mayer Brown in 2001 when his firm, Lambert & Lee, merged with Mayer Brown. Before forming Lambert & Lee in 1996, he had worked for three major international law firms.

In addition to his native French, Jean-Philippe is fluent in English and Spanish.

Sprachkenntnisse

  • Französisch
  • Englisch
  • Spanisch

Erfahrung

His experience in connection with recent transactions in 2014 includes:

  • Advising Elis in the context of its €1.9 billion debt restructuring.
  • Representing the Sloane Capital group in connection with the debt restructuring of its subsidiary, 9 Place Vendôme.
  • Representing the investment company "La Maison" in connection with its formation and capital/debt raising.
  • Advising the Ludendo group with respect to its €230 million debt restructuring.

Ausbildung

Université Paris V René Descartes, Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées

Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Maîtrise

Zulassung

  • Paris

Continually recommended by the legal directories as a Leading Individual :

2020

  • The 2020 IFLR 1000 issue, a guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms, has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as “Highly regarded” in Banking, M&A and Private equity in France.

2019

  • IFLR 1000 recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as “Highly regarded" in Banking and Finance, Private Equity and M&A practices in France.
  • “Assists banks, private equity funds and corporate clients with multi-jurisdictional acquisition and real estate finance operations. Jean-Philippe Lambert is a key contact for the firm." Chambers Global.
  • Best Lawyers, a peer review guide to the legal profession has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as one of the leading Banking law, Real Estate law and Finance law practitioners in France since 2010.
  • Décideurs has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as having a “strong reputation” in the litigation practice in France.

2018

  • IFLR 1000 has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as "Highly regarded" in France.
  • “Jean-Philippe Lambert has a wealth of expertise in the practice area, from acquisition finance to debt refinancing.” Chambers Global.
  • Best Lawyers has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as one of the leading Banking law, Real Estate law and Finance law practitioners in France since 2010.
  • Décideurs has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as “Excellent” in Banking and Finance, and Acquisition Financing practices in France.

2017

  • IFLR 1000 has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as the “Leading lawyer” in Banking and Finance, Private Equity and M&A practices in France.
  • Managing partner and practice head Jean-Philippe Lambert is a real estate finance specialist, with additional experience in local and international acquisition finance matters. A client says: "I really appreciate him professionally because he's direct, he's serious and he knows his cases perfectly." Chambers Global.
  • Best Lawyers has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as one of the leading Banking & Finance and Real Estate Law practitioners in France since 2010.
  • Décideurs has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as “Excellent” in Banking and Finance practice in France.

2016

  • IFLR 1000 has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as "Leading lawyers" in France. 
  • "Managing partner of Mayer Brown in Paris, Jean-Philippe Lambert focuses on leveraged and real estate finance. His clients include investment banks and investment funds." Chambers Global/Chambers Europe.
  • Best Lawyers has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as one of the leading Banking & Finance and Real Estate practitioners in France since 2010
  • Décideurs has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as "Excellent" in Banking & Finance in France.

2015

  • IFLR 1000 has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as "Leading lawyers" in France.
  • "Managing partner Jean-Philippe Lambert specialises in real estate finance and environmental law. He deals with transactional and regulatory matters and is also a strong litigator." Chambers Global/Chambers Europe.
  • Best Lawyers has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as one of the leading Banking & Finance and Real Estate practitioners in France since 2010.

2014

  • IFLR 1000 has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as "Leading lawyers" in France.
  • "Jean-Philippe Lambert specialises in real estate finance. He is the managing partner of Mayer Brown's Paris office and a member of the firm's worldwide management committee." Chambers Gobal/Chambers Europe.
  • Best Lawyers has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as one of the leading Banking & Finance and Real Estate practitioners in France since 2010. 

2013

  • IFLR 1000 has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as "Leading lawyers" in France. 
  • Jean-Philippe Lambert is the Paris office's managing partner. He is strong in real estate finance, and clients benefit from his expertise in environment regulatory law. Chambers Global.
  • Best Lawyers has recognized Jean-Philippe Lambert as one of the leading Banking & Finance and Real Estate practitioners in France since 2010.