Jean-Lou Salha | Paris | Hogan Lovells

Jean-Lou Salha

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Jean-Lou Salha
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Jean-Lou Salha acts as a litigator and advisor to financial institutions and corporates, as well as their senior management, on criminal investigations carried out by French and foreign authorities. He also represents clients at all stages of criminal proceedings connected to fraud, cybercrime, misappropriation of corporate assets.

Jean-Lou has deep litigation experience and advises clients spanning a range of financial institutions and corporates in criminal investigations led by French and foreign authorities, covering a wide range of offenses, including corruption, tax fraud laundering, misleading commercial practices and cybercrime. He has significant experience in conducting internal investigations and has specific expertise in compliance with applicable regulations on anti-money laundering, anti-corruption, consumer protection and duty of vigilance. 

He also represents clients as part of proceedings initiated by the French Banking Supervisory Authority for breach of consumer protection rules and in administrative and criminal proceedings for misleading commercial practices.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Jean-Lou was a partner in another international law firm and previously worked in the corporate and M&A practice of a leading French law firm. In addition to his white collar and regulatory practice, he has advised listed and non-listed companies on mergers & acquisitions, capital issuances, tender offers and corporate law.


  • Master of Laws in Commercial & Corporate Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2003
  • Advanced Post-graduate degree in Business Law and D.J.C.E., Université de Paris II, Panthéon-Assas, 2002
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