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.
Jérôme 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.
Jérôme has significant experience in the context of complex restructuring of French subsidiaries of foreign investors, recapitalization and optimization of the use of carry forward tax losses. He is accustomed to obtaining complex tax rulings for international and French clients. He advises many clients in the context of tax audits and disputes with the French tax authorities
He is used to advise private equity funds in the context of management package structuring in favor of key managers and employees in an international context.
Jérôme 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.
Chambers Europe 2023 ranks Jérôme for Tax and clients report that he is a “very diligent tax lawyer.” Previous editions mentioned that he “has a quick and good understanding of business and sector issues. He’s great on deal structuring but also on follow-up work during holding periods of investments.” Clients also describe Jérôme as “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”.
Jérôme is also recommended by Legal 500 EMEA 2023, 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 the directory.
Jérôme is also recommended in the Tax Directors Handbook and Best Lawyers in France consistently.
Admitted to the Paris Bar, Jérôme 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 writes frequently 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 a member of the IACF or French Institute of Tax Lawyers.
He speaks English fluently.
Université de Caen Basse-Normandie - 1997 DESS - DJCE
France - Avocat au Barreau de Paris