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    Eversheds Sutherland welcomes Sebastien Bonneau, enhancing its experience in this growing sub-sector

    Eversheds Sutherland has appointed new Partner Sebastien Bonneau, boosting the firm’s data centre experience for its clients.

    For over 20 years, Sebastien has built a formidable transactional practice, advising on international M&A, private equity and joint-venture transactions with particular focus across data centres, digital infrastructure and TMT.

    Sebastien’s experience significantly bolsters Eversheds Sutherland’s capability to advise clients in the fast growing data centre and digital infrastructure sub-sectors. With a focus of commercial and corporate matters, he adds a further layer of knowledge to the group,  working alongside Mark Chester, Partner and Data Centres sector team leader, to grow Eversheds Sutherland’s data centre practice, which is one of Europe’s few specialist teams in this area.

    Sebastien qualified in 2001 with CMS, before joining Winston & Strawn in 2006. In 2012, he founded AYNFG, an independent legal practice in Paris, with also has a presence in the UK, US and Hong Kong. Sebastien is tri-lingual, speaking English, French and Spanish. He is a Registered Foreign Lawyer, having originally qualified in France, and will be based in Eversheds Sutherland’s London office.

    Mark Chester, commented:

    “We have seen unprecedent global growth and client demand across the data centres sector, and Sebastien’s arrival ensures we stay at the forefront of the market. With his appointment, clients will have access to a team with unrivalled experience across the market, providing support to developers, owners, operators, funders, and customers, on all matters across the life-cycle of data centre investment, development and management.”  

    Sebastien Bonneau, said:

    “I am excited to join Mark and the wider Data Centre team. The underlying industry is booming and there is undoubtedly a momentum and an opportunity for the firm to grow along with it, positioning ourselves as Europe’s premier legal adviser within the data centre sub-sector. My transactional experience will complement the existing skillset of the group, offering clients across Eversheds Sutherland’s global network an unparalleled level of support and insight data centres and digital infrastructure.”

    This information is for guidance purposes only and should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice. Please refer to the full terms and conditions on our website.

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