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Arrival of Stéphane Gasne

15 December 2020 - France

DS Avocats is pleased to announce the arrival of Stéphane Gasne as a Partner, strengthening our expertise in Energy / Infrastructure / Projects.

As part of a team in France of 10 partners and nearly 20 associates and internationally of more than 60 lawyers, Stéphane Gasne brings his expertise in project finance, project development and infrastructure construction.

Stéphane Gasne has a solid experience of almost 20 years on major projects across Europe, Africa and Asia, accompanying major players in the energy and construction sector, as well as development banks, infrastructure funds and sponsors.

Stéphane Gasne began his career at Gide, where he had been seconded 5 years in Shanghai to work on infrastructure projects.

He was then legal director for Colas, one of the leaders in transport infrastructure, then legal director of the East African Development Bank. He joined the Paris office of Pinsent Mason as a Partner in 2015.

A a graduate of Sciences-Po Paris, he holds a DEA in international law and a DESS in public economic law. Registered at the Paris bar, Stéphane is also a solicitor in England and a member of the East Africa Law Society. 

Anne Séverin, Partner in charge of China and member of the DS Avocats Committee, states: “The firm is delighted with the arrival of Stéphane, who completes our offer in this sector. Our sector offer has the resources to become a key player in the energy and infrastructure sectors by offering the full range of expertise required for the development and financing of major projects“. 

Lubomir Roglev, Head of the Africa Desk, added: “Stéphane’s arrival is in line with our objective and our international development dynamic, particularly in Africa and Asia. His experience and expertise represent a great synergy with those of our teams and will reinforce the value of our offer in the field of energy and infrastructure“. 

Contact DS Avocats : Laure Esclapez

Contact Avocom Virginie Jubault

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