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75008 PARIS

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Gianluca Calisti is partner in Dentons’ Paris Tax group. He focuses his practice on corporate taxation and real estate taxation. He has developed a longstanding experience in tax structuring for assets and real estate companies, locally and internationally. He also operates in the energy and media sectors.


Joined Dentons in 2015
Herbert Smith Freehills, partner from 2002, Paris (1999 – 2015)
PWC (now Landwell), Paris and London (1992 – 1999)


French, English, Italian


Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1995
Member of International Fiscal Association

Lecturer at Paris Saclay Law University (Master II International business law)


University of Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne, Maîtrise in Business and tax Law (1990)
University of Paris XI – D.E.S.S. in International tax Law (1991)

Lawyer Rankings

France > Tax

Dentons provides a broad range of expertise, covering transactional M&A and real estate tax, as well as handling litigation and transfer pricing issues. The team runs a strong stand-alone practice for companies and investment funds, with a good presence in the biomedical industry.Recent work includes advising a French laboratory on the signing up of a licensing deal with a US laboratory. The practice was also retained to handle some aspects of the landmark Veolia-Suez transaction.  Key members of the team include practice head Gianluca Calisti, Sandra Hazan, of counsel Jérôme Le Berre and Julien Le Guyader. Jessie Gaston left the firm in July 2021.

Paris > Droit fiscal

Dentons offre un large éventail d’expertises fiscales, couvrant les opérations de fusions-acquisitions, la fiscalité immobilière, ainsi que la gestion du contentieux fiscal et des problématiques de prix de transfert. L’équipe fiscale développe aussi une activité autonome auprès des entreprises et des fonds d’investissement, notamment dans le domaine de la biomédecine. Elle a récemment traité certains aspects fiscaux liés à l’opération emblématique Veolia-Suez. L’équipe compte pour principaux intervenants : le responsable de la pratique  Gianluca Calisti, Sandra Hazan, l’avocat of counsel Jérôme Le Berre et Julien Le Guyader. Jessie Gaston a quitté le cabinet en juillet 2021.