Gide Loyrette Nouel strengthens its China practice

26 Apr, 2013

Gide Loyrette Nouel (GLN) has strengthened its China practice with the appointment of Paul-Emmanuel Benachi to the firm’s Shanghai office as partner.


Paul-Emmanuel brings with him considerable expertise developed notably during his 9 years of practicing law in China. He has extensive experience advising foreign companies investing in China, and his practice focuses predominantly on corporate law and merger and acquisition matters, cross-border transactions and restructuring. He also regularly advises clients on retail, real estate and labour law matters.


Paul-Emmanuel commented: “I am delighted to be joining GLN’s China team during its 20th anniversary year in the country. I am looking forward to working closely with the team and to help grow the firm’s already excellent client base even further.”


Antoine de la Gatinais, head of GLN Shanghai office commented: “Paul-Emmanuel’s decision to join GLN is a major boost to the Shanghai office, and we are excited by his arrival. His appointment reflects the continuing commitment of the firm to its strong China practice.  Paul-Emmanuel’s experience of working in China and the depth and breadth of his expertise will be a major asset to the firm.  We are confident that our clients will benefit considerably from his arrival.” 

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