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Sophie Guilhem-Ducléon

Sophie Guilhem-Ducléon


Sophie Guilhem-Ducléon

Sophie Guilhem-Ducléon specialises in international and domestic securitisations, in structured finance transactions and derivates.

Sophie advises both financial institutions and borrowers.

  • Advising Caisse des Dépôts et Consignation (CDC), FRR and more than 20 French insurance companies on the creation of the first two "Real Economy Funds" (FPEs), the NOVO 1 and 2 funds for EUR1 billion. This was following the reform of the French insurance code for the financing of the real economy in France; one of the strategic operations in France.

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Paris X Nanterre (Master's degree in Private Law) 2000
  • Golden Gate University (LLM) 2001
  • Admitted as an Attorney in New York 2001
  • University of Paris I Sorbonne (Postgraduate degree DEA in Business Law) 2002
  • Admitted as an Avocat in Paris 2003
  • Joined Clifford Chance in 2003
  • Seconded Deutsche Bank in London 2004 - 2005
  • Counsel since 2012

Awards and citations

  • Sophie Guilhem-Ducléon is ranked as "Notable Practitioner".
    IFLR 2023, Banking, Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitisation, Private Equity - France
  • Sophie Guilhem-Ducléon is ranked as "Notable Practicioner".
    IFLR 2022 - France
  • Sophie Guilhem-Ducléon is ranked as "Notable practitioner".
    IFLR EMEA 2021, Banking, Capital markets: Structured finance and securitisation, Private equity - France
  • Sophie Guilhem-Ducléon is ranked as "Notable Practicioner".
    IFLR 2020 - France