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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Work Department



Cécile Beurrier is a partner in the firm’s Tax Department whose practice focuses on a broad array of corporate and transactional matters.

Within investment funds, Ms. Beurrier advises sponsors of private equity, debt, secondaries, emerging markets and other fund strategies on structuring and ongoing operational matters.

In addition, she assists sponsors and investors with traditional and complex secondaries transactions including GP-led fund restructurings, end-of-life fund recapitalisations and a variety of other fund liquidity solutions.

Ms. Beurrier works with the firm’s private equity and institutional clients on the tax aspects of M&A, corporate finance and capital markets transactions.


English and French


Ms. Beurrier received an LL.M. in International Tax from New York University School of Law in 2000. She also holds a Master in International Risk Management from HEC Paris, a DJCE-DESS in Business Law from the Université de Cergy Pontoise and a “Maîtrise” in Business Law from the Université de Paris X.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP fields a ‘high calibre‘ team with significant private equity experience. Co-managing partner Richard Ward works on high value private equity transactions, to which he brings ‘broad perspectives and insight‘. Ward jointly leads the department with Matthew Saronson, whose focus is on advising sponsors and investors on US and international tax. Cecile Beurrier has expertise in the structuring and formation of private equity and debt funds. ‘Excellent’ international counsel Jennifer Wheater is also a key name.