Régis, 52, has more than 25 years of experience in financing and banking regulatory advice. He regularly assists lenders and sponsors on their project financing operations, particularly in the field of renewable energies. Régis is also recognized for his advice on corporate finance and real estate for national and international transactions, and has a solid experience in assisting banks and financial institutions on their regulatory issues, their reorganizations and the sale / restructuring of their portfolios.

Régis holds a DEA (Masters) in Private Law from the University of Paris II Panthéon Assas, an LLM in European Law from the University of Exeter. After beginning his career with the Capital Markets team at Banque Paribas, Régis joined the Paris office of Herbert Smith Freehills as a partner in the Banking and Finance practice in 2006, after working at De Pardieu Brocas Maffei and Lovells.

I would like to thank Frédéric Bouvet for the remarkable work accomplished over the past five years during which the Paris office has grown considerably. Beyond the active pursuit of my practice within the Banking and Finance department, I am very honored to have been appointed to this position. I would also like to thank the cabinet for their support,” reflects Régis Oréal, Manager.

After spending more than 5 years as a Managing Partner, it was important for me to pass the torch. I am particularly proud of what the Paris office has achieved in recent years. I would like to thank all of our teams whose talent has enabled us to support our clients in some very fine projects. Régis is well surrounded by all the partners of the Paris office and has very strong ambitions for the development of our office. He will be an excellent managing partner. I wish him every success, adds Frédéric Bouvet, Corporate / M&A partner.