Jérôme Delaurière is a partner in the Paris office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, and a member of the Firm’s Tax and Real Estate Practice Groups.
Mr. Delaurière has advised international companies and investment funds with respect to the tax structuring of various French and international mergers & acquisitions transactions, restructuring transactions, private equity/venture capital transactions and structured finance transactions. He worked on the first industrial LBO financed in France in a Shari’ah compliant manner.
Mr. Delaurière is advising major French, European and US real estate investment funds with respect to the structuring and completion of their investments in France in the context of asset deals, share deals, VEFA agreements and property trader transactions. He has developed significant experience in share incentive schemes for directors and employees.
Mr. Delaurière’s practice is also focused on complex tax controversy matters. He is accustomed to obtaining complex tax rulings for international and French clients.
In addition to his real estate tax structuring experience, he also has significant expertise in providing real estate legal advice and overseeing a variety of different projects: acquisitions, joint-ventures, disposals, financing and development projects.
Chambers Europe 2021 ranks him for Tax and clients appreciate his commitment with one client noting that “he has a quick and good understanding of business and sector issues. He’s great at deal structuring but also on follow-up work during holding periods of investments.” Other clients report that Mr. Delaurière is “extremely technical but very flexible,” and is valued for his “specialist knowledge” in the area. Previous editions stated that “[he] is very talented, available and creative.“ Mr. Delaurière is also recommended by Legal 500 EMEA 2021, and has been described over the years as “highly recommended“ ; “highly knowledgeable“ ; “excellent and responsive“ and able to provide a “level of service beyond what a client could hope for“ by this directory. Mr. Delaurière is also recommended in the Tax Directors Handbook and Best Lawyers in France (2020-2021).
He is a member of the IACF or French Institute of Tax Lawyers.
Admitted to the Paris Bar, Mr. Delaurière teaches international tax treaty law at the University of Caen.
Mr Delaurière also frequently writes on French and international tax matters and his work regularly features in leading legal publications.
Mr. Delaurière is fluent in English and French.
Université de Caen Basse-Normandie - 1997 DESS - DJCE
France - Avocat au Barreau de Paris