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Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP
75378 PARIS

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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 ’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.