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Sarah Mordoff

Sarah Mordoff


Sarah Mordoff advises alternative investment funds on tax structuring including the structuring of carried interest and co-investment mechanisms, and French companies of international groups, in particular in connection with profit-sharing and the secondment of their employees or in general litigation with the tax authorities.

Areas of FocusTax
Professional QualificationsAvocat admitted to the Paris Bar


Representative experience in tax structuring of private equity funds (including carried interest schemes)

  • Advising Apax Partners on its Fund IX.
  • Advising BlackFin Capital Partners on its funds.
  • Advising Five Arrows Principal Investments (Rothschild & Co) on FAPI II and FAPI III.*

*Denotes transactions completed while at a previous firm.

  • French
  • English
  • Paris 1 - Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Master II in Tax Law


  • Les nouvelles dispositions relatives à l’exonération de TVA liée à la gestion des fonds d’investissement commentées par l’administration fiscale, Les Echos Executives, June 2020, and Option Droit & Affaires, September 2020


  • International Private Equity (IPEM), Cannes, France, September 2021

Prior Experience

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Sarah was a tax associate in high-profile international firms in Paris.