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Julien Roux

Partner

Paris

Julien Roux

Partner

Paris

Julien has broad financing practice, acting for both borrowers and financial institutions on a wide spectrum of domestic and cross-border transactions, from corporate lending (including acquisition finance) to real estate finance and restructurings. He has also significant experience in securitisation and export finance transactions.

Julien is a recognised practitioner by « Best Lawyers » since 2018 in Banking and Finance Law and in Real Estate Law

Next Generation Partner (Real Estate: Finance) 
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 - France (Real Estate) 

"Julien Roux provides expert representation in refinancings as well as acquisition and development financings. He often acts on behalf of international financial institutions and is praised by clients for his management skills." 
Chambers Europe 2021 - France (Real Estate) 

Highly regarded (Industry sectors: Real Estate) 
IFLR 1000 2020 - France (Banking, Capital Markets: Structured finance and securitisation) 

Highly regarded - Financial restructuring (Industry sectors: Real Estate) 
IFLR 1000 2020 - France (Restructuring & Insolvency) 

"Next Generation Partner" – Real Estate Finance 
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (REAL ESTATE) 

"Julien Roux and counsel Caroline Delavet are fantastic lawyers. They are brilliant, commercial and excellent at delivering an impeccable work product. Their market knowledge is top-notch and the client service is unmatched.
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (REAL ESTATE) 

Band 2 
Chambers Europe 2020 - France (Real Estate) 

Julien Roux is recognised for his real estate finance expertise, advising on both domestic and cross-border mandates. He regularly acts for domestic and international investment funds. 
Chambers Europe 2020 - France (Real Estate) 

Highly regarded 
IFLR1000 2020 - France (Banking, Financial Restructuring, Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitisation) 

"Julien Roux is described as "dedicated and hands-on" by clients. He remains a popular choice for real estate financing matters acting for lenders on acquisition finance, refinancing and club deals. Roux assisted Colony Capital with the financing of its acquisition of Continental Property Investment and the refinancing of Continental Property Investments' 65-asset portfolio." 
Chambers Europe 2019 - France (Real Estate) 

Julien Roux specialises in real estate finance. Impressed clients highlight his "strong legal knowledge and good experience of the real estate and financing markets, which is always interesting and useful when trying to find creative solutions." He also advises on corporate loans related to real estate. 
Chambers 2018 - France (Banking & Finance) 

Julien is a recognised practitioner in Legal 500 2018. 

Office

Paris

Allen & Overy LLP
52 avenue Hoche
75008 Paris

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Qualifications

Academic

LLM, Anglia Ruskin University UK, 2000

Post Graduate Degree, Business Law, Dijon University, 1999

Master Degree, Private Law, Nice-Sophia-Antipolis University, 1998

Published work

Co-author France chapter, PLC Cross-border Finance Handbook, 2011.

La Loi de sauvegarde: une chance pour l'entreprise, un risque pour les créanciers, Revue Banque, n° 720, January 2010

Testing times for French real estate financing, Euromoney Real Estate Finance & Investment Review 2009-2010

Le schéma du prêt hypothécaire commercial entièrement porté par les bilans de banques a vécu ..., Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Financier, n° 3, December 2006

News & insights

Buildings sky

Publications: 22 OCTOBER 2021

The Pensions Regulator's powers and policy in practice: what do the new criminal offences mean for you?

Just hours before the ‘go live’ date of 1 October 2021, the Pensions Regulator published final details of its approach to prosecuting the new pension scheme-related criminal offences of avoidance of…

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A coal power plant in Vietnam

Publications: 21 OCTOBER 2021

Indonesia passes carbon tax bill as part of GHG regulation effort

There are two important legislative developments in Indonesia as the country attempts to meet its obligations under the Paris Agreement. Indonesia’s House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat…

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Four rolls of aluminium sheeting

News: 03 SEPTEMBER 2021

Allen & Overy advises on combined EUR1.8 billion loan and high yield bond acquisition financing

Allen & Overy's leveraged finance team has advised a consortium of banks in connection with a EUR1.8 billion loan and high yield bond to finance the acquisition by KPS Capital Partners, LP of Crown…

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Publications: 17 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Real Estate and Covid-19 – The questions we are being asked in France

This note discusses a number of issues and queries that are arising in the commercial real estate investing and lending markets in France as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. 

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