Mr Christophe Gerschel > Alerion > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

75007 PARIS

Work Department

Tax law | Corporate law, M&A

He works on cases concerning the structuring and restructuring of groups and the acquisition or disposal of companies and assists foreign investors in France. He also helps taxpayers in their relations with the tax authorities and works in the spheres of association and sports law.





Christophe Gerschel participated in the creation of Alerion in 2003. He started his career as a tax inspector (1989-1994) before joining the firm Bignon Lebray.


  • French
  • English


Christophe directs the Master’s in mergers and acquisitions at Saclay University and has been the Conference Master for the University since 1994 after teaching in Paris. He was appointed a tax expert by the European Union for the reform of the taxation system for investments by foreign countries. He was a member of the panel judging entries to the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) [National School of Administration] and a member of the commission monitoring professional championships of the national monitoring administration (Professional Football League) for nearly ten years. He is a lawyer at the Paris Bar and a member of the International Bar Association (IBA).


He holds the diploma of political studies from the University of Toulouse, a law doctorate from the Paris I University as well as its DEA in business law.

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Droit fiscal

Alerion rassemble une large équipe de plus d’une douzaine d’avocats qui traite l’ensemble des problématiques fiscales des entreprises. Des PMEs, des fonds d’investissement, des banques, ainsi que des sociétés en croissance et des clubs de football, français et internationaux, sont clients. L’équipe intervient aussi lors d’opérations transactionnelles du cabinet. Le champ d’expertises recouvre également la fiscalité patrimoniale. De grands dirigeants, ainsi que des grandes familles internationales, des artistes et des sportifs sont notamment clients. Le cabinet intervient également dans le domaine de l’art. Le contentieux fiscal et l’assistance à contrôles fiscaux sont également pris en charge. Christophe Gerschel, Philippe Pescayre et Stanislas Vailhen co-dirigent la pratique.