Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Tax Department

Europe-wide
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What the team is known for Respected firm with strong teams in France and Italy. Advises on major transactions that centre around key Western European jurisdictions. Handles tax aspects of M&A mandates, corporate restructurings and capital markets transactions.

Strengths Clients praise the lawyers' "knowledge of our approach to risk" and say that "they provide pragmatic and commercial advice."

Work highlights Advised Essilor on tax matters flowing from its merger with Luxottica.

Notable practitioners

Anne-Sophie Coustel and Daniel Weyde are key tax partners based in Paris and Frankfurt respectively. Vania Petrella in Rome and Richard Sultman in London are also important contacts for the firm's European practice.