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Olivier Debeine has been partner with the firm since 2016.

He leads the restructuring and insolvency practice. His practice includes handling distressed M&A, reorganizations, acquisition of business or assets from bankrupt companies, and disputes.

He has extensive experience and expertise advising all parties involved, including management, shareholders, creditors, and court-appointed officers with respect to French law domestic and cross-border bankruptcy matters.

Mr. Debeine was a lecturer for Master degree students, in Insolvency at the Paris II
Panthéon Assas University for five years until 2017.


Career history

  • Since October 2016: Partner with CBR & Partners
  • 2014 : Debeine and Ffrench, Partner Founder
  • 2004 – 2014 : SCP GRAND AUZAS, Associate



  • 2004 : Admission to the Paris Bar – Certificate of Aptitude
  • 2002 : Postgraduate (DESS) in Business Law and Tax law – with honors – University Paris II Panthéon–Assas
  • 2001 : Master in Business Law – with high honors – University Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • 2000 : Bachelor In Civil Law – with high honors – University Paris II Panthéon-Assas



  • French
  • English



Insolvency, Law firm and leading lawyer rankings – April 2021


CBR & Associés is praised for its ability to accurately assess situations its and agility in leading negotiation. Headed by Olivier Debeine, the team provides “excellent work” that “mitigates potential risks”.



Insolvency, Law firm and leading lawyer rankings – April 2020


“The team is made up of all excellent professionals, solidly trained and always available. Team members always listen to their clients’ requirements and always find a solution in a very short time. “The team shows good judgement on decisions to be made which minimizes potential risks.” “Olivier Debeine demonstrates rigor and know-how in his analysis and provides accurate recommendations. He has perfect knowledge of his field and mastering of procedures.”