Lionel Dechmann is a partner in the Finance Department in the Paris office of Latham & Watkins. He has extensive experience in financing and is particularly involved in acquisition financing, real estate financing, corporate financing, refinancing, and debt restructuring.
He advises financial institutions as well as investment funds and large industrial groups.
Recognized as a Leading Individual. Clients praised him as being “a very good professional with a strong reputation and position in the French LBO market.” The Legal 500 EMEA 2020
Recognized in Chambers Europe 2020 rankings.
Recognized as a Leading Individual by The Legal 500 EMEA 2019.
Advises both lenders and borrowers on debt refinancing, acquisition financing, and recapitalization mandates. Sources appreciate that he is “very thorough on the legal aspects and knows how to sort out what is and isn't important.” Chambers Europe 2019
Clients praise Mr. Dechmann: “He has an enormous working capacity. I really appreciate working with him.” Chambers Europe 2017
Recognized as “the rising star of Latham's banking department.” Chambers Europe 2016
Praised by clients for his “great technique” and “high commitment in defending his clients’ interests.” The Legal 500 EMEA 2016