Übersicht

Admitted to the New York and Paris Bar, Jean-Pierre Lee is a partner in the Banking & Finance practice of the Paris office.

He works as a transactional lawyer in the areas of leveraged acquisition and other structured finance transactions; corporate mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and strategic alliances.

Jean-Pierre has been a partner since 2001. He has practiced law in France and the United States.

In addition to his native French, Jean-Pierre is fluent in English.

Sprachkenntnisse

  • Französisch
  • Englisch

Erfahrung

Some of the matters in which he has recently been involved include:

  • Advised GreenOak on the acquisition of Corelog’s portfolio of French logistics assets.
  • Advised a group of individuals on the sale of a 28,000 square meters building of offices and retail located in the heart of Paris to Norges Bank Investment management (NBIM).
  • Advised The Dow Chemical Company on the sale of its Global Specialty Films business branch in France to Transilwrap Company Inc., a value-added manufacturer, converter and distributor of specialty film products.
  • Advised Digicel in connection with the sale to Phoenix Tower International (PTI) of 215 telecom towers situated in the French Caribbean and Guyana.
  • Advised Digicel on the sale of 215 communication towers to Phoenix Tower International.
  • Advised The Dow Chemical Company on the sale of its Speciality Film division to Transilwrap.
  • A pan-European securitization program arranged by a French bank for one of the world's leading chemical companies;
  • A trade receivable securitization program in which he represented one of the world's leading cement conglomerates;
  • Several other securitization and structured finance matters involving a wide variety of assets;
  • The financing of some of the largest private equity and LBO investments in Europe over the past several years;
  • The sale by a financial investor of vineyards and inventories acquired from a publicly traded French seller in several wine producing regions of France and California;
  • Several acquisitions of real property companies and assets in France by one of the world’s main financial services groups;
  • Syndicated and CMBS conduit-financed secured credit facilities extended by lending banks, including in the hotel, leisure and office areas;
  • Transactions in the luxury goods, hotel and other industries on behalf of a leading US-based private equity firm; and
  • Numerous  other finance, corporate and real estate transactions.

Ausbildung

Columbia Law School, LLM

Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, DEA, 1987; Maîtrise 1986; Licence, 1985

Lauréat de l'Université, 1985 (Première Mention) and 1986 (Premier Prix)

Zulassung

Bar

  • New York
  • Paris

Continually recommended by the legal directories as a Leading Individual :

2019

  • The 2019 edition of IFLR 1000, a guide to the world's leading financial law firms profession recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as “Highly regarded" in banking and finance, financial services regulatory, investment funds, capital markets and M&A practices. (IFLR 1000 2019).
  • The 2019 edition of Best Lawyers, a peer review guide to the legal profession recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as one of the leading banking law, real estate law and finance law practitioners in the world since 2010.
     

2018

  • The 2018 edition of Best Lawyers, a peer review guide to the legal profession recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as one of the leading banking law, real estate law and finance law practitioners in the world since 2010.
  • The 2018 issue of Décideurs, a French media and rating agency for top executives has recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as “excellent” in acquisition financing, securitization and structured financing, and banking and finance. (2018)
  • The new edition of IFLR 1000, a guide to the world's leading financial law firms profession has recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as a "Highly Regarded Lawyer" in the world. IFLR 1000 (2018).

2017

  • The 2017 edition of IFLR 1000, a guide to the world's leading financial law firms profession recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as the “leading lawyer” in banking and finance, financial services regulatory, investment funds, capital markets and M&A practices. 
    The 2017 issue of Décideurs, a French media and rating agency for top executives recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as “excellent” in securitization and structured financing, and banking and finance practices. 
     
  • The new edition of Best Lawyers, a peer review guide to the legal profession has recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as one of the leading Banking & Finance and Real Estate Law practitioners in the world since 2010. (2017).

2016

  • The new edition of Best Lawyers, a peer review guide to the legal profession has recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as one of the leading Banking & Finance practitioners in the world since 2010. (2016)
  • "Jean-Pierre Lee specialises in acquisition, leveraged and other structured financings. He has been described as a calm person who gives very good advice." Chambers Global/Chambers Europe (2016)
  • The new edition of IFLR 1000, a guide to the world's leading financial law firms profession has recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as one of the "Leading Lawyers" in the world. (2016)
  • The new edition of Décideurs, a french media and rating agency for top executives has recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as "excellent" in Banking & Finance. (2016)

2015

  • The new edition of Best Lawyers, a peer review guide to the legal profession has recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as one of the leading Banking & Finance practitioners in the world since 2010. (2015)
  • "First ranked in Chambers Europe 2007, Jean-Pierre Lee's practice encompasses structured finance, real estate finance and securitisations." Chambers Global/Chambers Europe (2015)
  • The new edition of IFLR 1000, a guide to the world's leading financial law firms profession has recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as one of the "Leading Lawyers" in the world. (2015)

2014

  • The new edition of Best Lawyers, a peer review guide to the legal profession has recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as one of the leading Banking & Finance practitioners in the world since 2010. (2014)
  • "Key partner Jean-Pierre Lee advises banks and financial investors on structured finance transactions including leveraged and acquisition finance. He also handles real estate financing transactions." Chambers Global/Chambers Europe (2014)
  • The new edition of IFLR 1000, a guide to the world's leading financial law firms profession has recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as one of the "Leading Lawyers" in the world. (2014)
  • "Jean-Pierre Lee dirige l’activité contentieuse de Mayer Brown dans laquelle interviennent également Jean-Philippe Lambert et Nathalie Morel. Le cabinet traite des contentieux commerciaux, de haut de bilan ou en lien avec les procédures collectives." Legal 500 Paris (2014)

2013

  • The new edition of Best Lawyers, a peer review guide to the legal profession has recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as one of the leading Banking & Finance practitioners in the world since 2010. (2013)
  • "Jean-Pierre Lee is a cross-border specialist. He advises on complex real estate and acquisition financing deals, and is vastly experienced in structuring corporate transactions." Chambers Global/Chambers Europe (2013)
  • The new edition of IFLR 1000, a guide to the world's leading financial law firms profession has recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as one of the "Leading Lawyers" in the world. (2013)