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Summary

Growth-minded General Counsel with 16 years experience in multinational, US and French companies in several industry sectors (Oilfield services; HW; SW; Equipment Manufacture; New Technologies & Healthcare) while based in the US, Europe and Dubai. High premium on providing pragmatic, preemptive, result-oriented and business partner legal support, in French and English. Focus on cross-border commercial contracts and M&A transactions in Europe, Asia, Middle East & Africa, North & South America. Passionate about improving organizations and legal departments through a growth and result oriented approach.

Work experience

Apr 2003Sep 2008

General Counsel

General Electric Healthcare
Jul 2000Mar 2003

Group General Counsel

Lectra
Apr 1998Jun 2000

Region Counsel Middle East & Africa

IBM
Apr 1996Mar 1998

Legal Counsel Middle East based in Dubai, UAE

Schlumberger
Aug 1992Mar 1996

Legal Counsel - EMEA Asia Latin America

Schlumberger Industries
Jun 1991Apr 1992

Intern

Graham & James, Law firm, Washington DC

Education

19901991

LLM

19891990

DEA -Graduate degree

University; Paris Sorbonne (Paris IV)
19851989

Maîtrise -Master

University; Assas (Paris II)