Jérôme Delaurière is a French qualified 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 2019 ranks him « band 4 » for Tax. Previous editions stated that « [he] is very talented, available and creative. » Mr. Delaurière is also recommended by Legal 500 2019, and he 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. He is a member of the IACF or French Institute of Tax Lawyers.
Admitted to the Paris Bar, Mr. Delaurière received a DESS – DJCE (master’s degree) in tax from the University of Caen Basse-Normandie in 1997. He teaches international tax treaty law at the University of Caen. Mr Delaurière frequently writes on French and international tax matters and his work regularly features in publications such as Option Finance, Tax Notes International and Worldwide Tax Daily/Tax Analysts.
He is fluent in English.
Université de Caen Basse-Normandie - 1997 DESS - DJCE
France - Avocat au Barreau de Paris