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  Marc Florent

Partner

London

Marc has significant experience acting for clients from numerous sectors in connection with a wide variety of commercial and financial disputes including in particular in the field of financial derivatives. He also has significant and extensive experience in all contentious matters and situations arising from insolvency. These often complex, high value and multi-party disputes have arisen in diverse industrial, commercial and financial sectors and have been conducted in various jurisdictions including London, Hong Kong and Bermuda. Marc speaks French fluently.

Marc has either been part of or led teams recognised for litigation awards. He led the Allen & Overy LLP team that was recognised as “stand-out” at the FT innovation awards 2010 for dispute resolution. Chambers UK 2016 (Banking Litigation) comments that he “has an outstanding reputation in the field and is adept at handling complex disputes …He is praised as ‘clear thinking’ and ‘strategic’, with one source commenting: ‘He is very dedicated, very practical and able to see the solution in big litigation’”.

Clients appreciate his pragmatic approach and sources regard him as “incredibly bright and very good at building the strategy for a case.” Chambers UK 2015.

“It is a joy to work through tactical issues with him and to come up with a strategy, and he is also very on top of the technical details." Chambers UK 2017.

Professional qualifications

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1992

Academic qualifications

LLB, English and French law, King's College London

Maîtrise, de droit des affaires (Business law), Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I)

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