Thomas Claudel > Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP
75378 PARIS

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Thomas Claudel has strong experience in domestic and cross-border transactional tax law, notably in private equity and mergers and acquisitions. Thomas’ practice also focuses on the taxation of capital markets transactions (initial public offering and high yield transactions), financial instruments, and structured financings.

He has developed a wealth of knowledge in the fields of real-estate transaction tax, tax controversy and compensation and benefits schemes.


English, French


Postgraduate Degree in Business Law, University of Nancy, 2010

Postgraduate Degree in EU Economic Law, University of Nancy, 2009

Graduate Degree in Business Law, University of Nancy, 2008

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Droit fiscal

Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP ’s est très solide dans le domaine de la fiscalité transactionnelle. L’équipe fiscale, qui collabore souvent aux côtés des départements spécialisés en droit des sociétés, en financement et en immobilier, intervient sur une large gamme d’opérations dans les domaines des fusions-acquisitions, du private equity, du financement et de l’immobilier. L’équipe est souvent impliquée dans des opérations internationales. Elle assiste de grandes entreprises et des fonds d’investissement français et internationaux, ainsi que de grandes banques françaises. Xenia Legendre dirige la pratique, à laquelle contribuent  Ludovic Geneston et le counsel Laurent Ragot . A noter : fin 2020, l’équipe a accueilli un nouveau counsel en la personne de  Thomas Claudel (ex Latham & Watkins ).

France > Tax

Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP‘s tax team runs a solid transactional practice. Working alongside the firm’s corporate practice, the tax team regularly assists leading private equity houses with LBO and venture capital transactions. It is also increasingly involved alongside the restructuring and insolvency practice to assist with the tax aspects linked to prominent work in that area. Finally, the tax team also advises companies on their tax restructurings and completed a major asset transaction in Africa in the telecoms sector. Pracrtice head Xenia Legendre, Ludovic Geneston and counsel Thomas Claudel are the key names. Counsel Laurent Ragot left in early 2022.