Antoine Beauquier

Lawyer

A member of the Paris Bar since 1993, Antoine Beauquier joined the litigation department at Gide Loyrette Nouel after being Secrétaire de la Conférence du Stage in 1995.

He joined Beaussier & Associés in 1997 as a partner and practised with the firm for over ten years.

A member of the Conseil de l’Ordre (French national bar council) from 2008 to 2010, he co-founded Boken in January 2009.

Florence Durand

Counsel

With a Master’s Degree in Business Law from the University of Paris-Dauphine, Florence Durand joined Boken as a lawyer in 2009.

She previously worked at Linklaters, Eversheds and Reinhart Marville Torre.

Hugues Hourdin

Lawyer

A graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Studies (IEP) and former student of ENA, Hugues Hourdin was an administrative court judge and later worked at the administrative appeal court in Paris as well as being a lecturer in constitutional law at the IEP in Paris (1982-1993).

He was adviser on social affairs to the Prime Minister (1993-1995). In 1994 he was appointed member of the Conseil d’Etat where he served as assessor in the litigation section and as rapporteur in the finance section.

He was a member of the Energy Regulation Commission (2008-2010) and General Rapporteur on the Constitutional Review Committee in 2007 and subsequently on the Local Authority Reform Committee in 2009. He chaired the Société Autoroute et Tunnel du Mont-Blanc from 2010 to 2013 and was appointed chair of the Société Française du Tunnel Routier du Fréjus in 2012.

He joined Boken in March 2014 as a partner to develop the consulting and public law litigation businesses.

Milan Sikyurek

Lawyer

Milan Sikyurek joined Boken as a lawyer at the end of 2017 after working in law firms and jurisdictions.

She holds a master II degree in business litigation from the University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Hana Azizoudine

Lawyer

Hana Azizoudine holds a Master II / MBA in business law and management from the University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas). She joined Boken as part of her training at the Ecole de Formation Professionnelle des Barreaux de la Cour d’Appel de Paris, after several experiences in legal departments, notably in the banking and automotive sectors. She is fluent in English.

Emanuel de Dinechin

Lawyer

Emanuel de Dinechin joined Boken in 2017 as a lawyer after working in different law firms.

Emanuel holds a Master II degree in banking law and a degree in Economy from la Sorbonne (Paris I).

Born in Chile, he is fluent in Spanish.

Paulin de Moustier

Lawyer

After several experiences at the Paris Court of Appeal and in business firms, Paulin de Moustier joined Boken in 2019.
He graduated from the Master II Criminal Law and Practice of Criminal Law of the University of Paris-Sud and from the Professional Training School of the Paris Court of Appeal.

Loïc Epaillard

Lawyer

A member of the Paris Bar since 2015, Loïc Epaillard joined Boken in 2016 after having worked in connection with jurisdiction, university affairs and business firms.

In particular, he was a lawyer at Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, working on contentious proceedings and mergers and acquisitions.

He also handled contentious proceedings for the firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Loïc holds a Master II degree in contentious proceedings, Litigation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas and a Master II degree in business law from Evry Val d’Essonne University.

He speaks fluent English.

Marie-Sophie Goldschmidt

Lawyer

Marie-Sophie Goldschmidt holds a Master II degree in General Private Law from the University of Panthéon Assas. She joined Boken after having worked in French and English law firms, most recently with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and 16 Avocats. She works in both English and French.

François-Xavier Goulard

Legal expert

After several experiences in courts and law firms, François-Xavier Goulard joined Boken in 2021. François-Xavier holds a Master II in General Private Law and a Master II in Criminology from the University of Panthéon Assas. He works in both English and French.

Sophie Hervio

Lawyer

Sophie Hervio has been an associate at Boken since 2021, after several years of experience in a criminal law firm. She holds a Master’s degree in fundamental criminal law from the University of Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne). She is fluent in English and Italian.

Nicolas JOUANIN

Lawyer

Nicolas Jouanin joined Boken as an associate lawyer in 2018, after acquiring experience in several law firms specialising in cases litigated before the French highest courts, the Conseil d’Etat and the Cour de cassation.
He holds a Master’s II degree in General Civil Law from the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas

Stéphanie Kech

Office manager

Stéphanie Kech holds a DECF and a Master’s degree in Office Management – General Secretary from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Appliquées au Droit. She joined Boken to ensure the administrative and financial management after a solid experience acquired first in accounting firms and then in law firms. Stéphanie is a member of the Cercle des Office Managers et Secrétaires Généraux (COM’sg).

Silvia Lepel

Lawyer

With a DESS (postgraduate degree) in business law from the University of Paris IX-Dauphine and a degree in modern literature from the University of Paris IV-Sorbonne, Silvia Lepel first worked in AXA Group’s legal department before being admitted to the bar in 2005, after which she practised at criminal and banking law firms.

In 2011 she joined Boken, becoming a partner in 2017.

She has been working in white-collar criminal law cases, in particular in the banking and insurance sectors.

Franck Poindessault

Lawyer

After having worked in a law firm practising before the French Supreme Court, Franck Poindessault became a member of the Paris Bar in 2001. He worked as a collaborator and then Of Counsel of French (BOPS – Coste-Floret) and international (Norton Rose) structures.

He joined the Boken firm as a partner in 2013.

Franck Poindessault is among insurance law experts recognized by the National Council of Bar Associations (Conseil National des Barreaux).

Eileen Ravalet

Administrative assistant

After 3 years as an executive assistant in a consulting firm, Eileen Ravalet joined Boken in June 2019 as an administrative and legal assistant.