Ms Xenia Legendre > Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

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

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 .

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 ).