Jean-Baptiste Santelli - Lawyer- Partner

Jean-Baptiste Santelli

Lawyer- Partner

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Jean-Baptiste Santelli deals mainly with banking, finance and corporate law. He advises global corporate groups, banks, investment funds, DFIs and governments on syndicated lending, structured finance, debt restructuring and M&A transactions.

In addition, Jean-Baptiste is the manager of De Gaulle Fleurance EMEA Ltd., a company operating in Abu Dhabi (ADGM) under a legal consultancy license, in charge of our firm’s African and Middle-East practice. In that context, he is acting on a daily basis on transactions involving Africa, the Gulf region and Europe in coordination with the various firm’s experts (OHADA law, infrastructure, international arbitration, commercial law, etc.).

He has also a specific experience in Islamic finance.

Jean-Baptiste is recognized for his creative and strategic approach of complex matters.

He is a regular speaker at international conferences. He is a lecturer at HEC Paris business school and at Paris Dauphine University on banking and finance law matters.


French - English


Member of the Paris and Luxembourg Bars

2007 Postgraduate degree (Mastère) in International Risk Management, HEC Paris

2005 Postgraduate degree (Master II) in International Commercial Law, Paris-V University

2004 Master’s degree in International Business Law, Paris-I University

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