Jérôme qualified as a French Lawyer (Avocat) and went on to further studies at Oxford University through the LL.M program in English law. Before this, he obtained a postgraduate Master’s Degree in Business and Tax Law at La Sorbonne-Paris I. Prior to joining DFDL to head two offices, Jérôme was with Freshfields in Hanoi for over six years and Linklaters in Paris. His practice focuses on M&A, private equity and investment fund formation and restructuring, in Vietnam and the wider Mekong region. Permanently based in Vietnam since 2004, Jérôme also advises on projects and finance matters. He is recognized as a leading practitioner by all of the Chambers, Asia Pacific Legal 500 and IFLR 1000. He speaks French, English, Italian and some Vietnamese.