Norton Rose Fulbright expands global financial services team with partner hire

Global Press release - People January 2022

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced that Sébastien Praicheux has joined as a partner in Paris.

Sébastien, who joins from DLA Piper, will work with the existing regulatory team in Paris expanding the firm’s French and EU financial services regulatory practices.

Sébastien has extensive experience in financial services law and regulation. He advises diverse clients on a wide range of matters related to authorisations, licensing, investments, payments, FinTech, regulatory capital and market infrastructure. Prior to DLA, he was Head of the Legal Practice Group at Crédit Agricole CIB.

Sébastien is recognised in the latest Legal 500 directory as a ‘Next Generation Partner’. Sébastien also lectures on financial regulation, derivatives and capital markets law at the Universities of Paris Sorbonne and Paris Dauphine.
 
Jonathan Herbst, global head of financial services at Norton Rose Fulbright, commented: 

“We’re delighted to welcome a lawyer of Sébastien’s calibre to our growing international team. He brings with him a wealth of experience gained in-house at one the leading French investment banks as well as private practice. Sébastien will extend our offering to clients and assist them in navigating complex regulatory change, including the evolving post-Brexit regime.”

Sébastien commented: 

“Norton Rose Fulbright has outstanding global reach with a reputation for advising on some of the most significant regulatory matters impacting financial institutions and corporations. I’m excited to join the team and look forward to helping the firm’s clients achieve their strategic objectives.”

Last year and, in line with its global strategy, Norton Rose Fulbright grew its global financial services regulatory team with the arrival of Tom Delaney in Washington, DC.

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