Hoche Avocats: Ariane Berthoud’s arrival as a partner strengthens the firm’s banking and finance activity with a new practice area in banking and finance
Hoche Avocats announces the arrival of Ariane Berthoud as a partner. She will work on the development of the firm’s banking and finance practice. She will work in particular with the Corporate M&A – Private-Equity team, the Litigation team and Restructuring team.
A recognised lawyer in all areas of financing, Ariane Berthoud advises on all types of banking transactions, including acquisition and LBO financing, syndicated loans, project finance and debt restructuring.
Ariane Berthoud is a graduate of the University of Paris X Nanterre and holds an LL.M. from the University of Kent. She’s become a lawyer in 2002 and has spent her entire career with Hogan Lovells in Paris. Since 2014, she was Counsel in the banking and finance team.
For Ariane Berthoud, partner, « Joining Hoche Avocats is an opportunity for me to become associated with an ambitious firm and to participate in a development project based on shared values and objectives. I am confident that my practice, combined with that of Hoche Avocats, will be an asset for our clients ».
Jean-Luc Blein, member of the Executive Committee of Hoche Avocats, welcomes this arrival: « We are delighted to welcome a professional like Ariane Berthoud to the firm. Her expertise and perfect knowledge of the banking law sector will be major assets in strengthening our business and offering the best service to our clients. Her arrival is in line with recent internal promotions and lateral hires and demonstrates Hoche Avocats’ ongoing commitment to developing its areas of expertise, both in advisory and litigation work, and to establishing itself as a leading player ».