Firm Profile > Arsene > Paris, France

Arsene
32, RUE DE MONCEAU
75008 PARIS
France

Tax Tier 3

Arsene ranks among France’s leading independent tax boutiques. The firm has a very deep bench of practitioners and is able to offer the full range of transactional and advisory expertise, including corporate tax, transfer pricing and VAT matters. The firm is regularly involved in large LBO, M&A and property transactions. It notably assisted Laboratoire Filorga with its acquisition by Colgate-Palmolive. Managing partner Denis Andres is highly recommended, as is Frédéric Donnedieu de Vabres. Other key names include Alexandre Rocchi and Brice Picard in corporate tax, as well as François LugandFranck Llinas and Stéphanie Hamis for real estate tax. Antoine Glaize heads the firm’s transfer pricing team as well as Taxand’s global transfer pricing and business restructuring practice. VAT expert Nathalie Habibou made partner in January 2020.

Practice head(s):

Denis Andres

Testimonials

‘Patrice Corbin de Grandchamp’s and Alain Recoules’s precise knowledge make them both essential partners.’

‘I am very satisfied with their services. The people at Arsene with whom I work are innovative and responsive.’

Key clients

KILOUTOU

ACCENTURE

BLABLACAR

SANOFI

EQT PARTNERS

LEROY MERLIN

LVMH

KERING

SAP FRANCE

PERNOD RICARD

TEREOS

CASINO

AUCHAN

ARGOS WITYU

ARDIAN

AIR FRANCE

CARREFOUR

SYSTRA SA

HAMMERSON PLC

M6

The firm: Arsene is the first business law firm in France exclusively specialising in tax. A founding member of the Taxand international network (spanning 50 countries, with 400 partners and 2,000 tax advisors), Arsene is independent and not related to any audit or law firm.

Founded in 2004 by Frederic Donnedieu de Vabres and Olivier Vergniolle, Arsene is a true success story. Within ten years, the firm has positioned itself as a credible alternative to Big four firms and is considered a high added value firm by the market. Arsene has reached the size of 100 lawyers and economists among which are 21 high-level partners and achieved more than €40m in annual revenues, making the firm one of the top law firms in France from a turnover standpoint.

Department Name Email Telephone
M&A – private equity Denis Andres
M&A – private equity Frédéric Teper
M&A – private equity Alexandre Rocchi
Customs Marc Brocardi
Energy and environment David Chaumontet
Corporate tax management and strategy Olivier Vergniolle
Corporate tax management and strategy Franck Chaminade
Corporate tax management and strategy Mirouna Verban
Transfer pricing Antoine Glaize
Transfer pricing Vincent Desoubries
Transfer pricing Benoît Bec
Tax audit and litigation Roland Schneider
Tax audit and litigation Nicolas Jacquot
Real estate François Lugand
Real estate Franck Llinas
Real estate Stéphanie Hamis
R&D, research tax credit, IP and innovation funding Alain Recoules
R&D, research tax credit, IP and innovation funding Pierre Marchand
Corporate executives Frédéric Donnedieu de Vabres
VAT and indirect taxes Nathalie Habibou
Corporate executives Franck Chaminade
Contributions and local taxes Olivier Vergniolle
Contributions and local taxes Patrice Corbin
Contributions and local taxes Brice Picard
M&A – private equity Brice Picard
Number of lawyers : 2000+ including 400 partners
at this office : 100 including 21 partners
English
French
German
Spanish
Founding member of Taxand
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