Tax Law

Philippe Royou

Of Counsel

Philippe Royou boasts 35 years of experience advising and representing clients in tax matters and disputes. Prior to joining Squadra Avocats, he spent the major part of his career at Simmons & Simmons, where he chaired the tax practice, and at Freshfields.

Philippe deals with matters relating to mergers/acquisitions and private equity transactions, where he advises entrepreneurs and managers alike.

He has also developed specific diversified expertise on savings and share ownership issues, including in cross-border matters, whether it be the design and implementation of incentive plans of all kinds (stock options, free shares, company savings plans, notional instruments, etc. ), expatriates and “impatriates”, cross-border remuneration, bonus plans or “remuneration packages” intended for executive or management teams in the context of LBOs or private equity transactions.

Wealth management advice also forms a part of his activity, and he advises a broad spectrum of clients including entrepreneurs, artists and high net worth families, in matters often involving cross-border issues.

Skills

  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Private equity
  • Savings
  • Shareholding issues
  • Wealth management advice

Education

  • Master Degree (DESS) in Business and Tax Law, Panthéon-Assas Paris II University

Languages

  • French
  • English

 

About

Our Tax Law team deals with mergers / acquisitions and private equity matters, providing support both to entrepreneurs and company directors. Its expertise also includes savings and share ownership issues, including in cross-border situations. Wealth management advice also forms a part of the team’s activity, for the benefit of entrepreneurs, artists and high net worth families, in matters often involving cross-border issues.

Our area of expertise

• Mergers / acquisitions
• Private equity
• Savings
• Share ownership
• Wealth management

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