Gide Loyrette Nouel - Paris
Partner and member of Gide's executive committee
Nicolas Jean specializes in project structuring, development and financing as well as banking and structured finance. He works with the private sector and governments in Sub-Saharan Africa in the fields of infrastructure, energy, real estate and telecommunications. Nicolas Jean recently created of the first think tank of a law firm, A New Road (A New Round-table On African Debt), dedicated to public debt and the financing of African economies. He is ranked 1st in the 100 most influential business lawyers in French-speaking Africa (Jeune Afrique 2021 ranking), by Financial Afrik among the "100 Transforming Africa", "Rising Star Partner" by IFLR1000 2021 and sustainable lawyer of the year by the Financial Times in 2021. He is recommended in Energy and Project Finance categories in the 2021 edition of the Legal 500 guide for France.