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Ariel Harroch is a partner in the Paris office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, and a member of the firm’s Corporate Transactions, Private Equity and Tax practice groups.
Mr. Harroch has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions and private equity representations. Mr. Harroch combines a deep understanding of technical tax issues with practical commercial deal experience, rendering him particularly adept at transaction structuring. Furthermore, Mr. Harroch has developed specific expertise advising on corporate law aspects of restructuring matters for listed companies.
Mr. Harroch advises French and international corporations and investment funds on strategic investments, LBOs, cross-border transactions, joint-ventures, corporate governance matters, management of equity plans and reorganizations, in a variety of industry sectors (including telecommunications, media, financial services, retail, hospitality, logistics and real estate).
Mr. Harroch is recommended by Chambers Europe 2021 for Corporate/M&A (High-end Capability), and is an experienced practitioner who acts on joint ventures, divestments and corporate governance matters. Clients have consistently highlighted that « he is extremely helpful, seasoned and experienced » ; « he has very good judgement and can go beyond technicalities to give personal ideas on what will work or not. » Previous editions mentioned he is a « well-recognized lawyer on the market [that] offers complete advice to clients » with the tax structuring of corporate transactions. Mr. Harroch is also recommended by Legal 500 EMEA 2021 for both M&A and Tax, highlighting that he « stands out for his combined corporate and tax expertise ».
Best Lawyers in France (2010-2021) also praises Mr. Harroch as a leading lawyer in France for Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Private Equity Law and Tax Law.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Harroch practiced as a partner at a leading French law firm.
Admitted to the Paris Bar, Mr. Harroch is fluent in English and French.
Hautes études commerciales de Paris-HEC Paris - 1990 Diplôme
Université Paris-Sud XI - 1990 DESS
France - Avocat au Barreau de Paris