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Sharon Lewis is a partner at the Paris office of Hogan Lovells
and is worldwide head of the international debt capital markets
practice area.
Ms Lewis advises on the full range of capital markets
transactions, including derivatives, securitisations, issues of
debt securities and repackagings and equity-linked offerings.
She has extensive banking experience, particularly in the fields
of structured finance, secured lending, loan restructuring and
debt trading. Ms Lewis also has a strong practice in insurance-
linked securities, automotive-related financings and innovative
finance transactions.
She has led her team in advising on some of the largest
and most complex transactions in her field, and her role as
lead counsel on such transactions has been widely recognised
by the business and legal press. Ms Lewis was listed as one
of the world’s leading women in business law for structured
finance and securitisation in the 2010
Expert Guide,
and was
named as one of the 100 most influential women in finance by
Finance News Magazine
. She is consistently listed by peers as
one of the best lawyers in her field in
Les Echos
, the leading
French financial daily newspaper, and she was recently
nominated in the Euromoney European Women in Business
Awards 2011 for structured finance and securitisation.
Ms Lewis holds a first-class honours LLB in English and
French law from the University of Kent and the University of
Paris XI (
Paris Sud
). She is a solicitor in England and Wales
and an
avocat à la cour.
Hogan Lovells International
LLP
69 avenue Franklin Roosevelt
Paris
75008
France
T
+33 1 53 67 47 47
F
+33 1 53 67 47 48
Lewis, Sharon
Hogan Lovells International LLP – Partner
sharon.lewis@hoganlovells.com | www.hoganlovells.com
Winner – Insurance & Reinsurance, France
What clients said
“Having Sharon at your side during negotiations
gives you a feeling of security, knowing that she
is always looking out for the best interests of your
company and distinguishing between major and
minor issues.”
“Sharon is simply the best capital markets and
insurance lawyer that I have ever encountered.”
“Ms Lewis is very well qualified in debt and equity
issues, as well as insurance and reinsurance
matters. She provides top-level, well-packaged
and highly efficient legal advice.”
“Her human touch, good humour and intense
negotiating skills make Sharon Lewis an amazing
professional with great flexibility.”
www.internationallawoffice.com
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