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Driss Bererhi

Partner

Paris

Bererhi Driss
Driss Bererhi

Partner

Paris

Driss Bererhi is a specialist in banking and financing law, with a specific expertise in the infrastructure and energy sectors. He advises borrowers, financial institutions, funds, industrial companies, corporates and governments on project/PPP, acquisition and bond financing transactions and general banking/finance regulation issues.

He is very active in the infrastructure, transportation, energy and telecom sectors, in Europe, MENA and Africa.

Driss is a recognised practitioner by « Best Lawyers » since 2019 in Banking and Finance Law

Highly regarded (Industry sectors: Energy, Social infrastructure, Transport)
IFLR 1000 2021 - France (Banking, Project Finance)

Leading Individual 
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 - France (Project Finance)

Band 2
Chambers Europe 2021 - France (Projects & Energy: Domestic)

"Driss Bererhi is recognised for advising arrangers and lenders, including leading financial institutions, on project financing. He displays particular expertise across the domestic energy and infrastructure sectors. He garners praise from clients for his expertise on finance law matters, with one stating: 'He is outstanding on the finance front. He is incredibly commercial, an expert in his field, an all-around star'."
Chambers Europe 2021 - France (Projects & Energy: Domestic)

Highly regarded (Industry sectors: Energy, Social infrastructure, Transport)
IFLR 1000 2020 - France (Banking, Project Finance)

Leading Individual 
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 - France (Project Finance)

Band 2
Chambers Europe 2020 - France (Projects & Energy: Domestic)

"Driss Bererhi represents lenders in a number of significant domestic project finance mandates. His expertise encompasses projects in the telecommunications, transport, infrastructure and renewables sectors. Sources highlight his commercial approach, with one interviewee remarking that he is 'really able to adapt to the situation and make things happen between the two parties'."
Chambers Europe 2020 - France (Projects & Energy: Domestic)

"Described as 'efficient, business-oriented and a good negotiator', Driss Bererhi represents lenders and developers in the full spectrum of project finance mandates, with expertise in French social infrastructure, motorways, high-speed broadband networks and railways. Sources also say: 'He knows the banking industry very well and fiercely defends his client's interests'."
Chambers Europe 2019 - France (Projects & Energy: Domestic)
 

News & insights

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Publications: 03 DECEMBER 2021

Jokowi affirms Government's commitment to implement 'fix' of Omnibus Law

On 25 November 2021, the Constitutional Court of Indonesia (the Court) declared that the formation of Law No. 11 of 2020 regarding Job Creation (the Omnibus Law) violated the 1945 Constitution of…

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Publications: 30 NOVEMBER 2021

The sun never sets on English law governed debt: reviewing the Re Prosafe SE decision

The recent decision in Re Prosafe SE pits the principle of freedom of contract against the increasingly popular modified universalism in the cross-border restructuring and insolvency space.

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News: 29 NOVEMBER 2021

Allen & Overy advises Avenga on the acquisition of Perfectial Group

Allen & Overy has advised Avenga, an international IT and digital transformation technology group, on the acquisition of Perfectial Group.

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News: 04 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises the European Investment Bank on the financing of hydrogen-powered renewable energy plant

Allen & Overy advises the European Investment Bank on the 170 million euros financing of the world’s first and largest baseload renewable energy power plant using hydrogen technology in French Guiana…

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Expertise

Practices

Banking and Finance

Office

Paris

Allen & Overy LLP
52 avenue Hoche
75008 Paris

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted to the Bar, Paris, 2003

Academic

Post graduate degree, European Business Law and Banking & Finance, University of Paris V, 2000

Master, Business and Tax Law, University of Paris II, 1999

Comparative Law Institute Diploma, University of Paris II, 1999