Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Tax Department

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What the team is known for Reputable practices in France, the UK and Poland, assisting clients with the tax aspects of transactional work and the establishment of joint ventures. Consistently active for leading clients on debt and corporate restructuring, litigation and real estate. Also experienced advising on indirect tax issues such as VAT. Acts on behalf of financial institutions and private equity houses.

Strengths A source notes: "I am a huge fan of the Weil tax team; they consistently deliver excellent and practical advice and demonstrate clear understanding of the market and commercial issues." The source also states: "The global offices and ability to work across borders is a great benefit particularly for tax."

Others are impressed with the "commercial and coherent team who are communicative with a strong problem-solving attitude."

Notable practitioners

David Irvine in London, Stéphane Chaouat and Edouard de Lamy in Paris and Robert Krasnodebski in Warsaw are key members of the practice.