In this chapter we highlight 48 lawyers who draw praise for their expertise in issues concerning transfer pricing, international disputes and corporate restructuring.
Most highly regarded
CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats performs well here with 13 leading lawyers listed in the corresponding chapter.
Michel Collet is “very visible and active” in international taxation, excelling in the tax aspects of M&A and private equity deals.
The “excellent” Daniel Gutmann is widely regarded as “one of the top lawyers” in the French tax market.
Internationally renowned Stéphane Gelin ranks at the “top for transfer pricing” according to market commentators.
Edouard Milhac is held in high esteem by market sources, thanks to his adept handling of cross-border taxation issues for corporates and high-net-worth clients.
Stéphane Austry is a “great litigator” who is “praised for tax litigation” by a variety of sources.
Bruno Gouthière is “excellent in international tax” matters, and has been identified as an “international tax statesman” in recent years.
Bruno Gibert is “excellent” in taxation matters, and “praised for his transfer pricing” expertise.
François Rontani is an “excellent” and “talented” practitioner, specialising in advising multinational companies on complex international taxation law.
Bredin Prat excels in this chapter with five practitioners listed.
Pierre-Henri Durand is widely regarded as an “excellent lawyer” among sources who attest to his “high-quality” counsel on transaction and restructuring-related tax matters.
Yves Rutschmann is a “great name” for tax law, renowned for his high level of knowledge and expertise in tax audits and litigation.
Edouard Sicot has a wealth of experience on corporate tax matters and an “excellent” understanding of the tax aspects of M&A.
Sébastien de Monès draws praise as a “great lawyer” with a leading reputation for advising private clients on their taxation matters.
Julien Gayral has an established reputation in the market as a truly “excellent full-service tax lawyer”.
At Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Anne-Sophie Coustel is a “great lawyer” who specialises in domestic and international tax law, with a focus on transactional matters.
Gilles Entraygues is a “fantastic” and “excellent” taxation lawyer, with deep experience and knowledge of French and international tax law.
Niels Dejean at Shearman & Sterling is well thought of among peers who distinguish him as “a statesman in full-service tax matters”.
Vincent Agulhon of Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier is widely commended as a “top-tier” practitioner with an “excellent” grasp of taxation matters.
Philippe Derouin of Philippe Derouin is a “statesman in tax litigation and a great personality” in the French market.
Claire Acard of EY Société d’Avocats is widely acclaimed as “excellent in finance tax” with a great understanding of the international market.
Gauthier Blanluet is a “star” at Sullivan & Cromwell, hailed as one of the “most prominent” practitioners in in French tax law.
Jean-Yves Charriau of Lacourte Raquin Tatar is “very well known for real estate tax”, an area in which he enjoys an “outstanding” reputation.
At Kirkland & Ellis, Nadine Gelli is singled out by sources as “excellent in private equity tax and transactional tax”.
At Linklaters, Édouard Chapellier is “very well known” for his deep knowledge of tax elements of cross-border transactions and investments.
Benjamin Homo of Mayer Brown has an “excellent” reputation for multi-jurisdictional matters and is “brilliant in private equity transactions”.
Laurent Borey impresses sources who note he is “excellent in large capital transactions” involving private equity.
Eric Davoudet of Clifford Chance is “excellent in real estate tax” and is a “great transactional tax lawyer”.
Alexandre Lagarrigue ranks highly among peers thanks to his remarkable facility for providing first-rate counsel on restructuring and transactions-related tax matters.
Xavier Renard of Latham & Watkins is a “very well-known” practitioner with deep knowledge and extensive expertise across a broad array of corporate taxation matters.
Olivia Rauch-Ravisé is looked upon with enormous favour by peers who consider her “great for transactional tax and private equity”.