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Ghina Farah

Senior Associate
Paris

Ghina Farah

Ghina acts on corporate transactions for both French and foreign financial services and insurance industry clients (banks, e-money and payment institutions, insurers, reinsurers and other regulated entities) and also provides non-transactional advice to these clients on a wide range of legal and regulatory issues relating to their operations in France.

Ghina was seconded for three months to the Hogan Lovells Insurance and Reinsurance team in London and has in-house counsel experience having spent eight months as a trainee with the marine claims management department of a leading international Paris-based insurance group. She also gained extensive experience in the financial services industry during a secondment to a leading credit institution involved in e-money services and online payment services.

Ghina studied law at the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (Masters in International law 2005, and post-graduate degree in International Private Law and Commercial International Law 2006) and at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (post-graduate degree in Insurance Law 2008). She was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2010.

Practices

Representative Experience

Advising a French-based fund in the acquisition of a minority interest in a holding company of an insurance company and several insurance intermediaries.

Advising various financial institutions on Single European Payments Area (SEPA) regulations (SDD, SCT).

Education and admissions

Education

  • Postgraduate degree in Insurance Law, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2008
  • Postgraduate Degree in Private International and Commercial International Law, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, 2006
  • Masters in International Law, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, 2005

Memberships

  • Member, Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Paris

2015/2016

Insurance, Band 1 for "Insurance" in France

Legal 500 EMEA, France

2014/2015

Insurance, Band 1 for "Insurance" in France

Legal 500 EMEA, France

2013-2014

France - Insurance, Band 2 for "Insurance" in France

Legal 500 EMEA

2012-2013

Insurance, Band 2 for "Insurance" in France

Legal 500 EMEA, France

2011-2012

Insurance, Band 1 for "Insurance" in France

Legal 500 EMEA, France

2010-2011

Insurance, Band 1 for "Insurance" in France

Legal 500 EMEA, France

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