Overview


Jacques Buhart is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery and is based in the Firm’s Paris and Brussels office. He is head of the Paris and Brussels office and focuses his practice on corporate M&A and EU competition.

On the M&A side, Jacques advised Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in the restructuring of the French nuclear industry and acquisition of interest in Framatome and Orano as well as attempt with Siemens to bid for Alstom; Metsaliitto in its acquisitions and divestments in the EU; TUI is its acquisition of Transat France and Nidec in the creation of a joint-venture with Peugeot and Fujitsu in the acquisition of a French cloud company. Jacques also advised Arriva in the privatization of rail transport in France.

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Recognitions


  • The Best Lawyers in France, 2021
  • Acritas Stars 2020, listed among independently rated lawyers
  • Chambers & Partners 2017, Competition/European Law-France
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2020, Competition Law-Belgium
  • Who’s Who 2017, Leader, Competition
  • Who’s Who Legal, M&A and Governance, 2019

Credentials


Education
University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, LLM (DESS), 1976
Hague Academy of International Law, 1976
University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, JD, 1975
Institute of Comparative Law, Diploma of the Institute of Comparative Law, 1975
École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP), MBA, 1974

Admissions
Brussels
Paris

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Jacques Buhart

Insights & Events / Media

Webinar / Sponsored Events / November 27, 2020

Pubblicazioni / October 2020

Belgio / International News / September 2020

Pubblicazioni / August 2020

Les Echos Executives / July 24, 2020

Tokyo, Japan / McDermott Event / January 30, 2019

Osaka, Japan / McDermott Event / January 29, 2019

Brussels, Belgium / McDermott Event / September 26, 2018

Helsinki, Finland / McDermott Event / August 30, 2018

Brussels, Belgium / Speaking Engagements / June 27, 2018

Brussels, Belgium / McDermott Event / April 24, 2018

Barcelona, Spain / Speaking Engagements / March 8, 2018

Tokyo, Japan / McDermott Event / January 24 - 25, 2018

Helsinki, Finland / McDermott Event / August 30, 2017

Paris, France / McDermott Event / March 23, 2017

Special Report / January 2017

Tokyo, Japan / McDermott Event / January 25 - 26, 2017

Getting the Deal Through (Law Business Research) / October 2016

Le Club des Juristes (France) / September 12, 2016

European Lawyer Reference Series / May 2015

Tokyo, Japan / Diversity Event / October 22, 2014

Getting the Deal Through, France / October 7, 2014

Magazine des Affaires / February - March, 2014

Magazine des Affaires / February 20, 2014

Décideurs stratégies finance droit - Risk Management, Assurance & Contentieux / February - March, 2014

LJA Le Magazine / January-February 2014

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