Vivien & Associés promotes Elie Lounis to Counsel


November 14th, 2023 – Vivien & Associés promotes Elie Lounis to Counsel

Vivien & Associés has appointed Elie Lounis as Counsel in the Corporate/M&A department. Vivien & Associés is thus pursuing its policy of developing and promoting in-house talent within its historic and emblematic department. This appointment took effect on November 1, 2023.

Elie Lounis specializes in corporate law and mergers & acquisitions, and advises on acquisitions, restructurings, disposals, fund-raising and investments for a diverse clientele of French and foreign entrepreneurs and groups operating in a variety of sectors.

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2015, Elie has spent his entire legal career in the firm’s Corporate/M&A department, which he joined after starting out as a lawyer in the Legislative and Legal Policy Department of the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Vivien & Associés’ Corporate/M&A team now comprises 10 partners, 1 counsel and 10 associates.

Elie holds a Master II in Corporate and Business Law and a D.J.C.E (Diplôme de Juriste Conseil en Entreprise) from the University of Rennes, as well as a Master II in Business Law from the University of Paris-Panthéon-Assas.

Nicolas Vivien, Managing Partner of the firm, commented on this appointment: “Elie is an excellent lawyer, much appreciated by the clients he works with and the partners of the firm. With this new appointment, we want to continue to recognize and promote our in-house talent, an approach we have been pursuing for several years now.

Elie Lounis commented: “I am particularly honored by the partners’ decision to appoint me as Counsel. This important vote of confidence confirms my intention to continue on the path I have been following for the past 8 years as part of the firm’s formidable Corporate/M&A team.”