Partner of Gide, Magali Buchert practises in the field of tax law, more particularly in transaction tax (public and private mergers and acquisitions, complex restructurings, private equity).
She also advises companies in connection with tax audits and litigations, as well as with management incentive plans. Magali has also acquired specific expertise in the taxation of non-profit organisations.
Magali is a member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the French institute of tax lawyers (Institut des Avocats Conseils Fiscaux, IACF).
Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2005, Magali is a graduate of international business school ESSEC (2003), and holds a postgraduate degree (DESS) in business law and taxation from Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbonne University (2004), as well as an LL.M. from UCLA School of Law (2014).
« [...] Laurent Modave, Magali Buchert, Olivier Dauchez et Bertrand Jouanneau. sont les figures centrales de l’équipe. Ils sont notamment entourés des counsels Alexandre Bochu et Brian Martin. »
Legal 500 Paris 2022 - Droit fiscal
« Magali Buchert is an exceptional practitioner combining an encyclopedic knowledge of tax matters, an extraordinary capacity for work and understanding of the commercial issues of her clients to give useful and pragmatic advice. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Tax
« Magali Buchert is the key contact for this part of the practice. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Tax
« Key names in the team include Laurent Modave, Magali Buchert, Olivier Dauchez and Bertrand Jouanneau. Also highly involved are counsels Alexandre Bochu and Brian Martin. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2021
« Gide Loyrette Nouel has ‘an extremely responsive, innovative and committed’ team, which ‘provides high-level advice on sophisticated litigation and complex transactions’. The 16-lawyer practice can also rely on 'a good international network and is well connected with industry bodies, as well as governmental and regulatory agencies’. The team notably has ‘deep knowledge of the real estate sector’ and regularly advises on high-profile transactions in that area. It recently assisted Amundi Immobilier and Primonial with the set up of a joint venture for the off-plan acquisition of the Tour Hekla project. The team is also very strong in the banking and financial sector and recently assisted CNP Assurances with the issuance of €500m-worth of Tier 1 notes. Olivier Dauchez ‘demonstrates impressive capabilities to anticipate tax and litigation developments relying upon his broad experience’ and ‘provides strategic assistance with complex situations’. The ‘excellent’ Laurent Modave is ‘solution oriented’ and ‘highly recommended for his real estate fund expertise’. Bertrand Jouanneau is also noted. The arrival of Magali Buchert as partner, previously counsel at Bredin Prat, further strengthens the firm's M&A-related tax capabilities. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2019