Skip to content
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Tax

1 ranked lawyersBand 2FranceEurope 2021 View ranking table
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

What the team is known for

Renowned for its expert capacity to handle corporate tax. Regularly advises on M&A structurings and LBOs. Also experienced in handling the tax aspects of capital markets and private equity transactions. Strong cross-border ability thanks to the firm's international network. Clients include both French and multinational companies. Clients hail from a variety of sectors such as transportation, financial services, food and energy.

Strengths

Clients praise the lawyers for their efficiency and quick thinking, with one source stating that "they are able to cope with complex situations, are quick at resolving problems and in general very smart."

Work highlights

Advised Veolia on the tax aspects of its proposed EUR10 billion acquisition of a 29.9% stake in SUEZ.

Notable practitioners

Anne-Sophie Coustel is a standout practitioner who assists clients with tax aspects of high-value transactions, including cross-border acquisitions and sales. In addition to her technical prowess, clients praise her broader commercial approach, stating: "She is excellent because she has a 'world view' as well as a tax view, meaning that she brings business and political awareness to her work."

Department Information

info This Department has not yet supplied any additional information.
Tax

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

firm
Location

12, rue de Tilsitt

Paris

Paris

France

75008

View Firm Profile

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

France

Tax


Anne-Sophie Coustel
Band 1