Ms Anne-Sophie Rostaing > CMS > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile


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Partner specialist in corporate tax, Anne-Sophie assists French and international companies with the tax structuring of their reorganisations and M&A projects (including cross-border operations), French tax consolidation rules and tax litigation. She has particular expertise in the taxation of French property investment funds (SIICs, OPCIs or SCPIs) and advises high-ranking managers on issues relating to management packages.


Anne-Sophie Rostaing joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 2002 and became a partner in 2016.


French, English.


Member of ACE, IACF.


HEC Business School, major in International Fiscal and Legal Strategy (2001). Post-graduate degree (DESS) in Corporate Law and Taxation, University of Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne (2001)

Lawyer Rankings

France > Tax

(Next Generation Partners: Property tax)

Anne-Sophie RostaingCMS

CMS is home to one of France’s most established tax practices. The firm stands out through its very large team, able to offer a comprehensive range of expertise. The practice notably covers corporate and transactional M&A and property tax, international tax and transfer pricing work, as well as litigation. It can rely on a leading ‘doctrine’ department, led by Daniel Gutmann, which has regular contacts with tax authorities, governmental offices and the European Commission. The largest French and international corporations and investment funds are clients. The practice provides everything from day-to-day assistance to advice on the most complex issues. It is currently handling high-stakes litigation involving high financial amounts, challenging current tax regulations and rulings pertaining to securities and withholding tax issues. Key names include the highly regarded Stéphane Austry, who heads the firm’s tax litigation and controversy group; Bruno Gibert, who manages the firm’s transfer pricing practice; transactional tax expert Edouard Milhac, Patrick Danis who excels in VAT matters, and Lionel Lenczner, a specialist in direct taxes. Agnès de l’Estoile Campi  and Xavier Daluzeau  are strong names for international tax. Also recommended are Renaud Grob, Anne-Sophie Rostaing, Frédéric Gerner, Pierre Dedieu, Jean-Charles Benois and Pierre Carcelero.