Sylvie Chandesris and François Alambret make partner at Addleshaw Goddard

Real-estate expert Sylvie Chandesris and labor law specialist François Alambret have become partners at Addleshaw Goddard.

Posté le mardi, mai 16 2023
Sylvie Chandesris and François Alambret make partner at Addleshaw Goddard

Duo of internal promotions at Addleshaw Goddard in Paris. After demonstrating their worth over the past couple of years, Sylvie Chandesris and François Alambret have been accorded membership of the partnership.

The French pair were among 20 partner-promotions recently announced by the London-headquartered firm.

Welcoming the new partners, Charles Penney, Addleshaw Goddard Senior Partner, said: "Our footprint continues to grow with the opening of our four new European offices last year and another soon to open this year in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We continue to pursue recruitment very actively, but as important to us as part of our growth strategy is providing opportunities to our home-grown talent."

Sylvie Chandesris becomes the second partner in the Paris real-estate practice, joining Edouard Vitry. She acts for French and international clients in the construction, real estate, commercial leasing and property management areas, and in the sale and purchase of property such as offices, warehouses and hotels, etc. She is skilled at advising on how to make property more energy efficient and sustainable. Her clients include a leading data-center operator.

After beginning her career at Fairway Avocats in 2011, Chandesris spent the bulk of her time in law at K&L Gates, before joining her current firm in 2021. A member of the Paris Bar since 2011, she has a masters in international business law from Paris-Dauphine University.

With his promotion, François Alambret takes charge of the labor law department at the Paris branch of Addleshaw Goddard. He acts for major French and international groups and their subsidiaries in restructuring and rationalization aspects, and is known for his whistleblower and internal auditing know how.

Alambret was given his start in law at Archibald, where he remained for three years before joining Jeantet. Other notable moves include a four year stay at Marvell Avocats. He joined Addleshaw Goddard two years ago. Alambret earned a master’s in labor law from Pantheon-Assas University and was admitted to practice law in 2000.