Rémy Blain

Rémy Blain - Partner – Head of Paris Office, Addleshaw Goddard LLP

As a former in-house lawyer, Rémy finds pragmatic solutions to complex negotiations and cross-border projects, always focusing s on the business result.

His core areas of expertise include mergers & acquisitions, private equity acquisitions and disposals as well as build-up and carve-out operations, and strategic commercial contracts. He has accumulated over 30 years of experience, both in-house and in private practice, in energy and renewables, defence, aerospace and technology, paper and packaging, as well as the cosmetics, food and retail industries. 

Rémy also enjoys partnering with in-house teams to identify new ways of service delivery and has successfully led several innovation projects (contract automation, rationalisation of purchasing and logistics, streamlining of business processes) that help demonstrate the legal departments’ contribution to the company’s strategic goals. 

A bilingual English speaker and bicultural by background, Rémy has lived and worked extensively in the UK, Germany, Russia and the Middle East. He is able to straddle cultural differences and bridge the gaps between multinationals, medium-sized groups, management teams and individual entrepreneurs.