France: Private Client 2019

In this chapter we identify 18 practitioners for their expertise in wealth management, estate planning and succession advice for individuals and companies on an international scale.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Line-Alexa Glotin UGGC Avocats, Paris 
2. Marine Dupas Arkwood SCP, Paris
3. Jérôme Barré  Franklin, Paris 

CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats has four practitioners noted here.
Luc Jaillais is widely recognised among market sources as an expert in the private client space, most notably when it comes to handling direct and complex cross-border taxation issues.
Bruno Gouthière is praised by sources as “among the best” in the French market for sophisticated private client-related taxation matters.
Pierre-Jean Douvier has extensive experience in assisting clients with a wide range of private client matters including succession planning, asset protection and regulations.
Olivier de Saint Chaffray is a private client expert who is well versed in advising individuals on complex wealth management matters.

Arkwood SCP sees three players highlighted.
Marine Dupas stands out as one of the foremost private client lawyers in the French market. She possesses deep expertise in complex estate planning and residence issues, as well as taxation, trusts and wealth management.
Stephanie Auferil is a leading practitioner in the market, leveraging her vast experience to provide clients with effective advice on cross-border wealth management and international taxation regimes.
Julien Riahi provides expert counsel across a spectrum of private client matters, ranging from immigration status and relocation to assisting entrepreneurs in company taxation and wealth management.

Tirard Naudin is home to two experts.
Jean-Marc Tirard is a top name in the French market who is recommended for his decades of experience acting for clients in highly complex cross-border taxation matters.
Maryse Naudin is an expert in international wealth management and focuses her first-rate practice on advising individuals and corporate clients on multi-jurisdictional taxation matters.

Line-Alexa Glotin at UGGC Avocats excels in the private client space, frequently working with high-net worth individuals in wealth structuring, property management and cross-border taxation matters.

Jérôme Barré at Franklin is a leading name in the private client arena, where he enjoys a great reputation for his work on taxation, asset management and estate planning.

François Tripet at Tripet Cabinet possesses extensive experience in private client matters, and is applauded for his work on taxation, repatriation and international wealth management.

Jérôme Assouline leads the tax group at Sekri Valentin Zerrouk. He regularly counsels individuals on complex wealth management matters, with a focus on cross-border taxation and trust issues.

Gilbert Ladreyt from De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés has an impressive private client practice, advising individuals and companies on complex EU taxation matters. 

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