Co-founder, partner and Solicitor - M&A, International Corporate Law & Litigation
Benoît Lafourcade, DELCADE’s partner and co-founder, is a member of the Paris Bar and a qualified Solicitor in the United Kingdom. Point of contact for various embassies, he regularly acts on behalf of French and foreign companies requiring strategic and transversal legal support in business law. His expertise also covers mergers and acquisitions and private equity, advising SMEs and foreign entities in relation to domestic and international operations. Pragmatic and business-oriented, he is highly sought after by managers who are looking for a General Counsel-type of business lawyer for operational legal support.
After having worked for almost ten years in leading international law firms such as White & Case (Paris) and Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP (London), he was seconded to the Kimberly Clark Group (London) in 2005. In 2009, he became a partner in a Parisian structure for which he opened a secondary office in Bordeaux in 2010 and participated in the launch of the London office in 2014.
Outside the firm, Benoît teaches French Business Law in English and chairs Enter France, a service to assist foreign companies setting up in France. Benoît has been appointed French national representative for the IBA 2018 (YC section) and is a member of the European Layer Association. Benoît also works with French legal institutions, particularly for the study and development of legaltech).
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