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  • Benjamin Kanovitch

    • Benjamin Kanovitch, Partner, is a member of the Corporate team. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, particularly cross-border transactions, and private equity.

      His practice also includes advising clients on securities laws and governance issues.

      He has written several articles on these topics and he regularly gives lectures at universities in France and abroad.

      Benjamin is the Recorder of the "Shareholder activism" report published by the Club des Juristes under the chairmanship of Michel Prada, former Chairman of the Financial Markets Regulator.

    • Professional career

      He joined Bredin Prat in 1999 and was seconded to Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York for two years from 2001 to 2003.


    • Academic career

      He was admitted to the Paris Bar (2000) and the New York Bar (2002) and is a graduate of the University of Paris (Magistère de Juriste d’Affaires - DJCE, DESS in business law, Maîtrise in business law and tax) and of Harvard Law School (LL.M. in 2001).

    • Decorations

      “The ‘amazing’ Benjamin Kanovitch has leading expertise across the full range of corporate
      mandates. He acts for an impressive roster of multinationals and CAC 40 corporate clients. ‘He is doing something outstanding, the loyalty he creates with his clients is prodigious’.”
      “He is a ‘remarkable business lawyer, with an extraordinary sense of negotiation’.”
      “He has a great ability to anticipate issues and is very intelligent.”
      “Benjamin Kanovitch demonstrates notable skill in the field of high-end M&A operations within the construction and life sciences spheres. His impressive client following includes leading France-based private equity firms.”
      Chambers Europe, 2019-2021

      “Leading Lawyer” in Mergers and Acquisitions
      The Legal 500 EMEA, 2019-2021

      “Highly Regarded” in M&A and Private Equity
      IFLR1000, 2020

  • Benjamin Kanovitch


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