Taylor Wessing continues French growth with former LeBoeuf Paris head

Taylor Wessing has boosted its French corporate offering with the hire of LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae’s former Paris managing partner Alain de Foucaud.

De Foucaud is the firm’s 18th French partner, joining Taylor Wessing after a decade with LeBoeuf. He was co-managing partner of the US firm’s Paris office from its foundation in 1995 until 2003.

His expertise covers corporate and private equity, focusing particularly on IPOs and the biotechnology sector.

Until the end of December 2005, de Foucaud was a member of the Paris Bar Council and is also a member of the French Bar Association council.