“The best tax practitioner in France as he is efficient, hardworking, experienced and very innovative.”
Chambers Global (2015)
Admitted to the Paris Bar, Laurent Borey is one of the five firm practice leaders heading Mayer Brown's Tax practice worldwide and is also member of the team leading the Mayer Brown Investment Fund Group.
He is one of France’s leading tax lawyers on private equity matters (fund structuring and transaction). He is singled out for his work representing private equity sponsors and his vast experience in the tax structuring of large, complex, cross-border M&A transactions. Laurent also regularly advises prominent entrepreneurs on their personal tax matters and has developed a renowned expertise in tax litigation
Over the last several years, he has advised and played a key role on many massive international deals, with deal values totaling more than $100 billion. These include: Cooper (Charterhouse), Cablevision (Altice), Suddenlink (Altice), NextRadioTv (Group News Participation), Comexposium (Charterhouse), Portugal Telecom (Altice), Express Roularta Group (Altice), Numericable-SFR (Altice), Worldwide Flight Services (LBO France), Labeyrie (LBO France), Elis (Eurazo), Parex Group (CVC Capital Partners), SFR (Numericable), Hamleys (Ludendo) and Vivarte.
Laurent ranks in band one in Chambers Global 2015
and was one of the nominee for the Law 360
MVP award for 2015. He was named "Lawyer of the Year" in 2014 by the French magazine Option Finance
and “Tax Advisor of the Year” by Magazine des Affaires
for 2011, 2014 and 2015. Laurent is also one of the Mayer Brown practitioners listed in Who’s Who Legal
and in Who’s Who France.