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Gersende Masfayon LL.M.


Gersende Masfayon focuses on corporate projects, advising private equity firms, real estate funds as well as private companies on a wide range of domestic and international transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, disposals, corporate reorganisations and corporate governance matters in general.

Professional QualificationsAvocat à la Cour registered with the Barreau de Luxembourg


  • Advising investment management firms on the acquisition of real estate assets across various jurisdictions in Europe, either directly or through joint-venture vehicles.
  • Advising Hyundai/KIA Motors on the Luxembourg aspect of its EUR100 million Series A investment in Arrival SARL, a Luxembourg-based company focused on creating and designing state-of-the-art electric vehicles.
  • Advising Kleos Space, a Luxembourg space tech company, on the issuance and listing of securities on the Australian Stock Exchange and additional fund raising through convertible instruments.
  • Advising asset management firms on various acquisitions, such as wind farm projects in Scandinavian countries.
  • Advising international firms on cross-border restructuring such as cross-border mergers, liquidations and migration of companies.
  • Advising Luxembourg companies on funding rounds through, among others, issuance of preferred shares and warrants.
  • Advising management on management incentive plans.
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Paris Bar School, France, 2013

  • Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom, LL.M, 2013

  • University of Paris, Panthéon Sorbonne, France
    University of Cologne, Germany
    Master's Degree in French and German Law, LL.M, 2011

Prior Experience

  • 2023: Counsel, DLA Piper, Luxembourg
  • 2018-23: Senior Associate, DLA Piper Luxembourg
  • 2013-18: Top-tier law firm, Luxembourg