Co-founder & Partner

Benoît, Delcade’s co-founder, is a Paris Bar lawyer and UK Solicitor (London).

In 2019, Benoit was recognized for his corporate and litigation expertises and quoted in Legal500 (click here to get the Legal law firm 2019 France ranking and quote) with Delcade as leading law firm.

He partnered with leading international law firms such as White & Case (Paris) and Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt Mosle LLP (London) for ten years. In 2005, he worked as a corporate lawyer in London, within the Kimberly Clark group. In 2009, he joined a Paris-based organisation and opened a secondary office in Bordeaux the following year. He helped launch a representative office in London in 2014. He is an advisor for various embassies, working closely with the firm’s team, and offers his services to French and foreign companies requiring cross-cutting strategic and legal support in business law.

He is pragmatic and business-oriented, and executives appreciate working with him when looking for a general counsel offering strategic legal support.
Benoît also gives French Business Law courses in English and chairs Enter France, an English-speaking service assisting foreign companies setting up in France.

“Benoît Lafourcade has been appointed for 2018 IBA French National Representative (young committee section).  The International Bar Association (IBA), established in 1947, is the world’s leading organisation of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. The IBA influences the development of international law reform and shapes the future of the legal profession throughout the world.  As such, Benoît represents the IBA in France and actively participates to the future of the legal profession.  Benoît is working is close relationship with French bar institutions, notably for the study & development of the legal technology.  Benoît is also a member of the European Lawyers Association ELA.”

In 2017, Benoît Lafourcade wrote an article for Thomson Reuters magazine, “Practical Law”, as well as the practical guide, “Doing Business in France” (Boiler Plate clauses).

His motto:

“Stand out of the crowd and keep innovating.”

His expertise

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