Philippe de Saint-Bauzel > ADVANT Altana > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

ADVANT Altana
45 RUE DE TOCQUEVILLE
75 017 PARIS
France

Work Department

Tax Law

Position

Partner

Career

Philippe de Saint-Bauzel joined ADVANT Altana as a Partner in 2021 after having spent almost 18 years as partner at Squire Patton Boggs.

He specializes in Tax Litigation as well as Tax and Transfer Pricing audits.

Philippe advises large French and overseas entities on all aspects of their operations including: acquisitions, disposals, domestic and international reorganisations, transactions, tax and transfer pricing audits, VAT planning and compliance, employee incentives and long-term incentive plans.

He also provides advice in relation to optimizing group structures in numerous industries such as healthcare, pharmaceuticals, distribution and the service industry.

Languages

French, English

Memberships

  • member of the IFA (International Fiscal Association)

Education

  • Panthéon-Sorbonne University, D.E.S.S., 1991.
  • Panthéon-Assas University, Maitrise en Droit, 1990.

Lawyer Rankings

France > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Independent French firm ADVANT Altana is the ‘best in many fields’ and is a particular heavyweight in product liability class actions. Co-head Armand Aviges notably handled the first two pharmaceutical class actions in France. The firm also has a strong regulatory capacity, advising LEEM and CSRP in relation to their regulatory concerns. On the corporate side, Jean-Nicolas Soret focuses on the biotech and medtech industry, advising on cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Formerly at Squire Patton Boggs, the firm welcomed Philippe de Saint-Bauzel and Stéphanie Nègre to the team in 2021.