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Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP
75378 PARIS

Work Department



Office Managing Partner


Xenia Legendre works with multinational groups and investment funds to structure their cross border transactions. She acts in all environments – M&A, restructuring, distressed acquisition or disposition. Creative, solution oriented, Xenia pays specific attention to the connection between tax structures and business operations. Having a solid corporate M&A background, Xenia perfectly understands the deal dynamics. Working closely with corporate deal teams, Xenia is very strong in ‘selling’ the most efficient structures to all parties. She is quite successful in integrating all possible parameters (tax, corporate, labour, and environmental, etc) towards achieving an efficient solution.

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Droit fiscal

Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP possède une équipe de sept avocats qui apporte son expertise fiscale lors d’opérations de financement, de fusions-acquisitions, d’investissement immobilier et de restructuration financière traitées par le cabinet. L’équipe travaille particulièrement en étroite collaboration avec le département de fusions-acquisitions et de LBO du cabinet. En parallèle, elle développe une activité autonome, couvrant notamment des problématiques de restructuration fiscale, le contentieux et les questions de prix transfert. Xenia Legendre dirige la pratique. Ludovic Geneston  constitue le second pilier de l’équipe. Laurent Ragot (counsel) est également très impliqué.

France > Tax

Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP ’s practice is a safe bet for transactional tax work. The tax team, which often collaborates with the corporate, finance and real estate departments, advises on the full whole range of transactions; spanning M&A, private equity, finance and property deals. It is regularly involved in cross-border transactions and acts for leading French and international corporations and investment funds, as well as top French banks. Xenia Legendre heads the practice, which also includes key member Ludovic Geneston. Counsel Laurent Ragot also deserves a mention. At the end of 2020 the team welcomed new counsel Thomas Claudel, formerly an associate at Latham & Watkins .