In close association with Gide's real estate transactions and financing specialists, the tax lawyers are involved on a daily basis with the domestic tax aspects (direct taxation, registration duty and VAT) and international tax aspects (tax treaties and agreements and foreign taxation) of real estate transactions and their financing.
Real estate taxation requires a high level of technical skill and specialisation. Gide's lawyers, who handle the French and international tax aspects of transactions at all stages in the real estate cycle, have developed these skills and expertise. They handle the taxation of financing, investments funds, construction project promotion, renovation and ownership, and the taxation of property dealers' and estate agents' transactions.
Gide Loyrette Nouel ‘provides outstanding legal and business-oriented advice that shows high responsiveness and understanding of clients’ needs’. The ‘large and available’ team of almost 40 lawyers has full-service expertise, spanning investments, portfolio deals, finance, tax and property fund matters.
Legal 500 EMEA 2017
Extremely well-regarded practice covering the full spectrum of real estate matters. Lawyers have expertise in construction and finance, as well as in development, commercial leases and litigation. Represents all types of clients including funds, financial institutions and developers. Clients single out the firm for its capacity to handle every type of matter, noting: 'Gide is able to cover all types of legal issues from real estate to tax and corporate.' Another client praises the lawyers' reactivity: 'Very strong team always available to support you.' Further clients comment: 'Strong depth of know-how and expertise in the various real estate specialisations.'
Chambers Europe 2017
Gide’s ‘competent and responsive team is a great asset for handling challenging matters’. The practice is particularly strong in property taxation and recently advised Swiss Life REIM on the acquisition of two hotel portfolios. The practice also handles high-profile corporate, M&A and financing work..
Legal 500 EMEA 2017
The ‘excellent’ Gide Loyrette Nouel has leading expertise in the property-related tax and also handles high-profile corporate, capital markets and litigation work.
Legal 500 EMEA 2016