François d’Ornano

Francois d'Ornano

Founder, Partner

François d’Ornano is recognized by Chambers & Partners Global for his “great regional knowledge”. He is a member of the bars of Paris and Budapest and teaches at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) at Budapest through a partnership with Paris II Panthéon-Assas University. François d’Ornano is also a French Foreign Trade Advisor.
Specializing in acquisitions and the financing of real estate projects (offices, shops and activities) in France and abroad, his areas of expertise cover commercial lease law, planning law and construction law. He has acquired significant experience in mergers and acquisitions and overseas infrastructure projects.

Recognized for high-end capability and expertise in CEE (Chambers & Partners Global Guide 2024)

“François d’Ornano of D’ORNANO PARTNERS routinely assists French clients with acquisition and corporate mandates in Hungary and across Central and Eastern Europe. Clients commend his “great expertise and perfect knowledge of the local markets.””

“Based in Paris, François d’Ornano of D’ORNANO PARTNERS is praised by clients for his ability to handle corporate transactions in the CEE region, with clients reporting: “I appreciate his experience in the region and ability to find the right people to cover other areas in the field. He has excellent knowledge of the region. François is specialised in this region of Europe and has special skills for this kind of transaction.” He frequently assists French clients from the insurance sector with Hungarian corporate matters and transactions. Another client praises his “good availability, pleasant attitude, good interpersonal skills and ability to get the messages across.””

“François d’Ornano’s biggest quality is his vast legal experience in the kind of transaction we hired him for. He knows the business and it was clear from the first moment of our collaboration.”

“François d’Ornano was instrumental. He knows how the system works in Hungary and understands how people think over there.”

“He had a good understanding of the differences between the French and Central European ways of doing business.”

Chambers Global Guide 2023 & 2024


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