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Caroline Delavet



Delavet Caroline
Caroline Delavet



Caroline advises both borrowers and lenders on a broad range of finance transactions, with a particular focus on real estate financing. Her experience covers domestic and international transactions for all classes of assets, with a particular emphasis on complex and high-profile structuring (senior/mezzanine financings, bond financings, financing involving double luxco structures, fiducie, CMBS, loan portfolio trades, etc…). Caroline also has experience working on general lending transactions, securitisations, asset financings and project financings.

Caroline is recognised as a "Rising Star" for Real Estate Finance by the 2020 edition of The Legal 500

"Caroline Delavet is an amazing adviser. Her knowledge and skills are fantastic. Her dedication to client service and work ethic are incredible" Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (REAL ESTATE FINANCE)

"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 FINANCE)

Clients praise her for her “pragmatic and straight to the point advice very efficiently” IFLR1000 2019

She ‘pays attention to each detail and lets nothing slip out of her sight’. Legal 500 EMEA 2018 – France (BANKING AND FINANCE) 

News & insights

Allen & Overy advised the financiers to NBN Co Limited on AUD6.1 billion of bilateral credit facilities

News: 29 MAY 2020

Allen & Overy advised the financiers to NBN Co Limited on AUD6.1 billion of bilateral credit facilities

Allen & Overy has advised the financiers to NBN Co Limited (NBN Co), Australia’s largest fixed line broadband infrastructure company and primary wholesale high-speed broadband provider, on AUD6.1…

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Publications: 28 MAY 2020

Webinar: Covid-19 coronavirus - Forbearance: mortgage debt and unsecured lending support in the UK, France, Italy and Spain

In this webinar, we discuss the measures introduced for mortgage debt and unsecured lending for owner occupied borrowers and those with buy-to-let mortgages in UK, France, Italy and Spain, where…

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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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Publications: 16 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus – Summary update on measures taken by the French State

In response to the crisis, the French State first adopted various measures aiming at both tackling the health crisis (through some restrictions in relation to freedom of movement, such as the closure…

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Admitted as Avocat à la Cour, Barreau de Paris, 2005


University of New South Wales Sydney Australia, (Trusts, Trade Practices, International Advocacy), 2003

Magistère in Business,Tax law and Accounting , University of Aix-Marseille, 2002

Post Graduate Degree, International Business Law, University of Aix-Marseille, 2002

DJCE, Counsel in International Commercial Law, University of Aix-Marseille, 2002