Guillaume Valois

Partner
Guillaume Valois

A Partner with DLA Piper, Guillaume Valois is the Head of Tax in France. Mr. Valois advises investment funds and companies with respect to tax efficient structuring of domestic and cross border M&A transactions, in particular LBO and joint-ventures.

Guillaume also has given extensive advice on tax aspects of real estate investments and serves French REITS (SIIC) and management companies of real estate investment funds. He deals with dispute resolutions, tax structuring of distressed M&A transactions (debt and equity restructuring), and complex individual matters.

Prior to joining DLA Piper in 2012, Mr. Valois spent seven years as a tax lawyer with Weil Gotshal and Manges advising international companies investing in France and French companies investing abroad with particular emphasis on tax structuring of their investments / business activities. Additionally he spent another seven years working with Clifford Chance LLP.

Education:
DESS Fiscal (Master’s Degree), Université de Bourgogne (1996)