Paul Lignières has been reappointed as Managing Partner of the Linklaters Paris office

Linklaters is pleased to announce the reappointment of Paul Lignières as Managing Partner of the Paris office for a period of a further two years.

In this position, he will be responsible for leading the strategy of the office, consisting of more than 300 people among whom are 170 lawyers and 30 partners. Paul Lignières will be committed to maintaining the leading position of Linklaters towards its clients and the key actors of the French economy.

Paul Lignières keeps his responsibilities as head of the Parisian practice, public law and public affairs, and continues to co-lead the world-wide groups “Africa” and “Infrastructures and construction”.

Paul Lignières is the author of numerous publications and books, such as Le Temps des Juristes, Contribution juridique à la croissance européenne (LexisNexis, 2012), Partenariats public-privé (Litec, 2000 and 2005 second edition), Financement de Projet (Joly, 2001) and Garanties des collectivités locales (1994).

In addition, he is a member of the Scientific council of the Robert Schuman Foundation and the Scientific councils of the Fondation pour le droit continental.

Paul Lignières comments: “I am very honoured to retain my partners’ trust. For several years, we have strengthened our reputation and our leadership position on the French market for the more complex and the more innovative operations.

We are pursuing our aim to remain the leading legal office in France, with CSR initiatives being a major concern. This goal is ambitious and I am completely confident about our ability to reach it, taking into account our teams’ quality.”