Me Ludovic Timbal Duclaux de Martin is registered in the Paris Bar as a Business lawyer (predominantly activity). The experience of Ludovic comes from magic circle law firms.
In 2018, he won the Business Lawyer Global Award for France (CorporateLiveWire).
He joined in August 2018 the AE (Advisory Excellence) legal network as the exclusive Business Lawyer and the exclusive Corporate Lawyer member.
His practice includes:
– business law (commercial contracts, advice of traders in their activities);
– corporate law (setting-up, running and dissolution);
– commercial criminal law;
– commercial instruments (promissory notes, cheques, bills of exchange);
– capital markets (debt instruments, shares, derivatives);
– tax law;
– bankruptcy law;
– law of security;
– international trade (including EU law); and
– commercial litigation, arbitration and settlement agreements.
Ludovic holds a master’s degree in business law, a master’s degree in International and European law (both from the University of Paris X – Nanterre) and a master’s degree in contract law (DEA) from the University of Paris XI – Sud. He also holds a diploma of professional English from the University of London (British Institute in Paris).
Ludovic is on the list of speakers of the Master 2 (professional) in business and tax law from Sorbonne University (Paris I). He holds a certificate in private law and contract enforcement in the United – States of America and in France (contracts and arbitration) from Yale University / Paris II – Panthéon – Assas. He is authorized to plead before English courts under the 1977 Directive.
He was sent to London in secondment within the framework of a specific programme, the European Associate Programme. Ludovic is generally praised from peers for his well-developed general legal background (both in private and public law) and, in some areas, his extensive knowledge. He is described as having an undeniable technical expertise with strong technical and drafting skills (French and English). A team member stresses a strong capability to convey complex topics in engaging and accessible ways.
As a transactional lawyer, clients observe that he can make a real difference in getting things done efficiently and properly, overcoming obstacles when needed be. Clients and team members converge to say that he is an asset to a legal team, being in addition nice to work with. A client notes its outstanding negotiation skills and a team member emphasizes his organizational deal skills. Ludovic has been nominated several times for market distinctions as Deal Maker of the Year in 2013, for a Global Award and a Law Award in 2014 by the Anglo-Saxon Finance Monthly magazine.
In 2015, Ludovic created his own law firm. For a more personal presentation, he belongs to a family of jurists for two centuries: magistrate, professor of law (Professor Timbal at the University of Paris II – Panthéon – Assas), lawyer (bâtonniers, secretary of the conference) and notary.
He supports economic empowerment. He is described as a very dynamic lawyer, open minded, and very contact friendly.