Pierre-Emmanuel Scherrer


Tax Law
Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions

« The road is long but the scenery is breath-taking.  »

« The road is long but the scenery is breath-taking.  »

Pierre-Emmanuel Scherrer joined Bignon Lebray’s office in Lyon in 2017 to develop our tax practice with regards to transactions, international taxation and long-term financing transactions.

He has notably developed an expertise in the field of securities transactions, asset deals, external growth, monetization of property assets, mergers, growth capital, issuance of composite securities, group restructurings and transfer pricing, intra-group flows optimization, holding regimes, taxation of intangible assets and fixed assets.

He also assists clients with tax audits and tax disputes.

Pierre-Emmanuel began his career as a tax lawyer in 1998 with Veil Jourde in Paris, before joining U.S. law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in 2006 and Fidal in 2009, where he practiced until 2017.

In 2023, Pierre-Emmanuel was referenced in the Private Equity sections of various leading legal guides, including Legal 500 EMEA and IFLR 1000.

Did you know ?

  • Pierre-Emmanuel has been named Lawyer of the Year 2020 by Best Lawyer magazine in the “Tax Law” category. 
  • From the local start-up to the CAC 40-listed company, Pierre-Emmanuel’s clientele is eclectic and varied, with SMEs / ISEs at its core.
  • Pierre-Emmanuel is the author of numerous articles on subjects as varied as the abuse of management practices, the deductibility of the financial charge expenses, audits, etc.


  • HEC Paris business school (1998)
  • Master’s degree (DESS) in International Taxation, University of Paris II Panthéon Assas (1998)


  • English
  • Spanish
  • French