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Julien Roux



Julien Roux



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 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.



Allen & Overy LLP
52 avenue Hoche
75008 Paris

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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

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Publications: 05 MARCH 2021

Podcast: How does a material adverse change clause work in these uncertain times?

The enforceability of material adverse change clauses (“MAC clauses”) in commercial contracts is an area which has come under increased scrutiny in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Publications: 05 MARCH 2021

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update 19-25 February 2021

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Publications: 05 MARCH 2021

Pre-pack administration: control over pre-packs looks set to tighten further

As we stand looking into the abyss of another financial crisis, the UK government looks set to further tighten the screw to control pre-packaged sales to connected parties. 

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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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