Jean-Yves Charriau > Lacourte Raquin Tatar > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Lacourte Raquin Tatar
36 RUE BEAUJON
75008 PARIS
France

Work Department

Tax

Position

Partner

Career

As a tax practitioner recognized for his involvement in a number of complex transactions, Jean-Yves Charriau has developed extensive expertise in the real estate sector. He advises listed companies, investment funds, French and international institutional investors and Islamic investment funds.

Education

Jean-Yves Charriau joined the Tax department of Lacourte Raquin Tatar in 2017. After beginning his career at a French firm, Jean-Yves worked at Ernst & Young between 1994 and 2003 (was appointed partner in 2001), where he practiced in the New York office for two years (1998-2000) in the International Tax Services Group. He later went to join CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre as a partner, and then in 2010, joined Allen & Overy.

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Droit fiscal

(Les grands avocats du marché: Fiscalité immobilière)

Jean-Yves CharriauLacourte Raquin Tatar

Lacourte Raquin Tatar est une référence dans le domaine immobilier. L’équipe est en capacité d’intervenir dans les opérations les plus complexes du secteur, que ce soit des investissements immobiliers ou des opérations de fusions-acquisitions. Ainsi, elle a été mandaté par Unibail-Rodamco pour l’assister lors de son opération d’acquisition de Westfield, et par Ivanhoe Cambridge lors de la cession d’une participation de 4,2% dans Gecina pour un montant de 473 millions d’euros. L’équipe, qui réunit une dizaine d’avocats fiscalistes, s’est aussi récemment illustrée par son implication dans de nombreuses opérations d’investissement immobilier de place. Elle a conseillé Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield quant à la cession de l’ensemble de bureaux Capital 8, Invesco Real Estate et La Salle s’agissant de l’acquisition de l’immeuble abritant l’ancien siège de la radio RTL, ainsi que Poste Immo pour la vente d’un immeuble situé rue de La Boétie à BNP Paribas REIM. Enfin, l’expertise fiscale vient en appui de la pratique de fusions-acquisitions du cabinet qui sert de grands groupes français. Le très réputé Jean-Yves Charriau, ainsi que Julien Souyeaux et David Sorel sont de grands professionnels.

France > Tax

(Hall of Fame)

Jean-Yves CharriauLacourte Raquin Tatar

Lacourte Raquin Tatar‘s team is highly sought-after for handling leading real estate tax work, including asset investment and M&A property transactions. The team advises the largest French and international property players, often alongside the firm’s real estate practice, on the most significant property investment transactions, notably assisting Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield with the sale of the Majunga and Ariane towers in La Défense. The practice is co-headed by Jean-Yves Charriau, who is a leading name in the property tax field, Julien Souyeaux and David Sorel. Counsel Sophie Duboy-Maurel is also noted.

France > Real estate

At Lacourte Raquin Tatar, a strong team of about 30 lawyers forms the real estate practice, providing the full spectrum of expertise to a first-class client base consisting of many high-profile French and international property investors and developers. The practice regularly works on the market’s largest investment and portfolio transactions and also advises on major lease transactions and development property work. Its great complementary M&A and tax expertise also helps the firm to earn top instructions on complex property share deals and partnerships projects. Recently, the group completed a high volume of transactions and was involved in most of the market’s landmark deals, including advising on the purchases of Tour Majunga, the CBX tower in La Défense, and the sale of the Ariane tower. Practice head Jean-Jacques Raquin is one of the market’s most recognised figures. Other key names include the highly recommended Emilie Capron and Cyrille Bailly, Damien Grosse, who focuses on property development, litigation expert Alexis Le Lièpvre and Guillaume Jeannet. Also involved are urban planning law expert Vincent Guinot, real estate finance specialist Cédric Bonnet and Jean-Yves Charriau, who ranks among the very top tax real estate experts in France.