„David Sorel not only has a perfect knowledge of his legal practice, but he is also dynamic, pragmatic, commercial and pleasant. He is by far the best tax specialist I have worked with in France. At BDGS Associés, Guillaume Jolly is responsible for the tax structuring of the firm`s major mergers and acquisitions on behalf of large companies and investment funds. The tax team participated in the emblematic operation of the New Suez in 2021. At the same time, it is developing an autonomous practice that covers in particular real estate taxation. „Helpful, competent and commercial, they are experts in all areas of French tax law and one of the few French law firms that understands the interaction between the French and English legal systems. Five stars. Dentons offers a wide range of tax expertise covering M&A transactions, real estate taxation, tax litigation and transfer pricing management. The tax team also develops an autonomous activity with companies and investment funds, particularly in the field of biomedicine. She recently focused on certain tax aspects related to Veolia Suez`s emblematic operation. The main speakers of the team are: Gianluca Calisti, Practice Manager, Sandra Hazan, Counsel Jérôme Le Berre and Julien Le Guyader. Jessie Gaston left the company in July 2021: „Michaël Khayat: I appreciate his in-depth expertise in the real estate sector.
Stéphanie Auféril: a great deal of experience in the entire field of international taxation, which affects individuals and families. Julien Riahi: I appreciate Julien`s personality, he is very kind, he has a great mastery of files. „The solid experience and variety of files on which the tax team has worked form a very solid technical basis, which, combined with excellent customer service, are the reasons why I do not hesitate to contact them. The lawyers we worked with were very knowledgeable and proactive. „Eglantine Lioret and Valérie Farez have solid expertise in real estate and real estate taxation. They always offer an excellent quality of service and always clear and precise answers. The tax team is very responsive, efficient and attentive. „Helpful, competent and commercial, they are experts in all areas of French tax law and one of the few French law firms that understands well the interaction between the French and English legal systems. Five stars. „Marco Blanco shows great availability, serenity in all circumstances and a pedagogy particularly appreciated by customers. His mastery of American taxation through a European reading prism makes him an undeniable asset in the treatment of international files. Under the direction of Edouard de Lamy, the tax practice of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP focuses mainly on transactional taxation.
The tax team works daily with the company`s corporate department to support large mutual funds in their largest LBO operations. She also assists major French companies in their mergers and acquisitions. Finally, she has recently been involved in several major debt restructuring and capital restructuring cases. „Nadine Gelli is an exceptional tax lawyer and a very good technician with a very good ability to explain and reproduce very complex things that are ultimately very understandable. By far the best lawyer I`ve ever worked with. „This law firm is highly digitized and has very comprehensive and high-quality documentary databases in legal and regulatory matters as well as in jurisprudence. In addition, the firm maintains excellent relations with the tax authorities, in particular in the area of the negotiation of preliminary rulings. Linklaters has an excellent transaction practice covering publicly traded mergers and acquisitions, financings, private equity, and real estate and energy projects (the tax team works closely with the company`s appropriate teams for each of these areas). The tax team is involved in the structuring of numerous market operations. It also operates autonomously and recently advises its clients on State aid schemes granted in the context of the Covid-19 crisis, in particular in the hotel and rail transport sectors. The team was also in high demand to address strategic issues related to the restructuring of management programs following the recent significant changes to the French competence in this segment.
Finally, the tax team has supported several leading financial institutions and companies related to Brexit issues and is involved in structuring vested interest and managing international tax issues. The firm is headed by Edouard Chapellier and also includes Cyril Boussion and lawyer Jonathan Abensour. Led by Aurélia de Viry, King & Spalding LLP`s tax team works closely with the company`s corporate department to ensure the structuring of the firm`s M&A and private equity transactions, which often include mid-cap transactions and include publicly traded and convertible bond transactions. The tax practice is also recognized for its solid expertise in real estate taxation and mutual funds. Finally, the practice deals with wealth tax and litigation issues. „Laurent Olléon is a reference in tax law. His approach to cases testifies to the rigor and finesse of legal analysis, which allows him to have a detailed expert opinion with a certain weight. Arkwood SCP is the reference shop in the French market in terms of asset management. The staff is large and the team is experienced. It supports international family businesses, entrepreneurs, mutual funds, insurance companies, as well as wealthy families and individuals (including several billionaires).