Jean-Pierre Lee

Mergers & Acquisitions, Lending, Real Estate Finance

Visión general

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.


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

  • Advised BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Management France in connection with the acquisition of the building 51-53 Boulevard Haussmann.
  • Advised BentallGreenOak in connection with the disposal of French assets out of a pan-European logistics assets portfolio.
  • 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.


Continually recommended by the legal directories as a Leading Individual :


  • The 2020 IFLR 1000 issue, a guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms, has recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as “Highly regarded” in Banking, Capital markets : Structured finance and securitisation, Financial services regulatory, Investment funds and M&A in France.


  • IFLR 1000 has recognized Jean-Pierre Lee as “Highly regarded" in Banking and Finance, Financial Services Regulatory, Investment Funds, Capital Markets and M&A practices in France.
  • 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 France since 2010.


  • 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)


  • Nueva York
  • Paris


  • French
  • English