Oyat avocats Paris - Caroline Basdevant-Soulié

Caroline Basdevant-Soulié

Founding Partner · M&A - Private Equity

Oyat avocats Paris - Caroline Basdevant-Soulié

Member of the Paris Bar since 2001, Caroline Basdevant-Soulié co-founded Oyat in 2022.

Caroline started her career at Lovells (now Hogan-Lovells), then worked at Bird & Bird before being seconded to the Caisse des dépôts et consignations for 15 months between 2010 and 2011 to set up the competitiveness cluster platforms. Then she has been a partner for 9 years at Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats within the corporate department.

Caroline specializes in private equity transactions (venture capital, expansion capital, LBO/MBO/OBO, management, package, mezzanine financing), joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, and foreign investments.

She advises managers, French and foreign companies and investment funds, particularly in the tech and health sectors.

Her oyat is on Portigliolo beach in Corsica.


  • University of California, Berkeley – L.L.M. Corporate
  • University of Panthéon-Assas Paris II – Post graduate degree (DESS) in Business Law and Taxation
  • University of Panthéon-Assas Paris II – Master’s degree in business and tax law


French, English


  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member of Berkeley University Alumni
  • Member of the French Association of Investors for Growth (AFIC)
  • Former Member and former “National Reporter” for France of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)