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Partners

Pascale GIRARD

Mergers & Acquisitions

Capital Markets

Corporate governance

Pascale acts predominantly in merger and acquisition and capital market transactions.

She is a co-founder of VGG & Associés. She has been a partner for four years with Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, after having been an associate at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton for six years (New York and Paris offices).

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1998 and New York Bar in 2000, Pascale Girard holds a DESS-DJCE in business law and taxation and a DEA in international private law from the Panthéon-Assas University – Paris II. She is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and Harvard Law School (LLM).

 

Frédéric GRILLIER

Mergers & Acquisitions

Corporate governance

Frédéric’s practice covers public and private M&A transactions as well as joint-ventures. He also advises investment funds on leveraged acquisitions and capital investment transactions.

Frédéric was previously a corporate partner within the Paris office of Herbert Smith Freehills, which he joined in 2002 after having been an associate in the Paris and New York Offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.

Frédéric Grillier is a graduate of the Paris Faculty of Law and of the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Drexel University (Philadelphia, USA).

Yann GROLLEAUD

Tax law

Corporate governance

Yann acts predominantly in tax aspects on local and international transactions.

He is a co-founder of VGG & Associés. He has been a partner for four years with Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, of which he headed the tax practice between 2006 and 2012, after having been an associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP for four years. He started his career at Arthur Andersen International.

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1998, Yann Grolleaud holds a DESS-DJCE in business law and taxation from the Robert Schuman University of Strasbourg

Associates

Aurélie DAMAGGIO

Mergers & Acquisitions

 

Aurélie acts predominantly in business law and in particular on public and private mergers and acquisitions.

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2022, Aurélie joined the firm after a first experience in the private equity department of a French law firm. 

She holds a Master’s degree in Business Law (Master 2 Diplôme de Juriste Conseil d’Entreprise) from the University of Toulouse 1 Capitole and a Specialized Master’s degree (Mastère Spécialisé Juriste Manager International) from EM Lyon Business School.

Marina DEMEURE

Mergers & Acquisitions

Capital markets

Marina’s practice focuses on business law and securities law, with a particular emphasis on merger & acquisition transactions. She also acts in the field of litigation related to these areas. 

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2018, Marina joined the firm after an initial experience within the mergers & acquisitions department of a French law firm.

She holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Law from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas.

Aurore DUCHEZ

Mergers & Acquisitions

Aurore acts predominantly in business law, in particular on mergers and acquisitions.

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2024, Aurore holds a Master’s Degree in Business Law (Master II Diplôme de Juriste Conseil d’Entreprise) from the University of Cergy-Pontoise.

Victoire PINSON

Mergers & Acquisitions

Victoire acts predominantly in business law and in particular on public and private mergers & acquisitions and corporate governance.

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2024, Victoire holds a Master’s Degree in Business Law (Master II Diplôme de Juriste Conseil d’Entreprise) from the University of Rennes I.

Loïc PIPAUD

Tax Law

Loïc handles tax aspects of transactions (public and private merger and acquisitions, private equity) as well as management packages, tax audits and litigations. 

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2022, Loïc joined the firm after a first experience in the Luxembourg office of a British law firm and in the tax department of a French law firm.

He is a graduate of Emlyon Business School (major in corporate finance) and of the Paris Dauphine University (Master in Corporate Tax Law).

Office manager

Véronique BRINGER

Office Manager

Véronique is the office manager of the firm.

She is in charge of administrative aspects as well general organization of the firm: secretariat, accounting, invoicing, general services, communication and follow-up on recruitment.

Previously an assistant at Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, Véronique has been working with the founding partners for over fifteen years and has been with the firm since its creation in 2013.