Jérôme qualified as a French Lawyer (Avocat) and studied at the University of Oxford (LL.M. program in English law). Prior to that, he obtained a postgraduate Master’s Degree in Business and Tax Law at La Sorbonne-Paris I. Before joining DFDL Jérôme was with Freshfields in Hanoi for over six years and Linklaters in Paris. His practice is focused on M&A, private equity and investment fund formation and restructuring, in Vietnam and the rest of the Mekong region. Having been permanently based in Vietnam since 2004, Jérôme also advises on projects and finance matters. He is recognized as a leading practitioner by each of Chambers, Asia Pacific Legal 500 and IFLR1000. He speaks French, English, Italian and some Vietnamese.