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Guillaume Valois



Valois Guillaume
Guillaume Valois



Guillaume’s activity focuses on tax efficient structuring of domestic and cross border M&A, private equity and real estate transactions.

He regularly advises investment funds, managers and multinational groups.

Guillaume also has a strong expertise in tax audits and dispute resolutions.

Guillaume is a recognised practitioner by « Best Lawyers » since 2020 in Tax Law

"Guillaume Valois is a great professional with great expertise."
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (TAX)

Band 4
Chambers Europe 2020 - France (Tax)

Guillaume Valois is best known for his transactional tax practice, advising clients on the tax aspects of cross-border transactions. He is described by one impressed source as a tax lawyer with "great experience in private equity."
Chambers Europe 2020 - France (Tax)

"A new arrival to the firm, Guillaume Valois has a growing track record advising clients on the tax structuring of private equity operations. He acted for Weinberg Capital Partners on the joint acquisition with Groupe Philippe Ginestet of Besson Chaussures."
Chambers Europe 2019 - France (Tax)

“Guillaume Valois focuses his practice on the tax aspects of transactions, including LBOs and joint ventures. Clients praise him for being "reactive, intelligent, precise and very commercial."” 
Chambers 2018 - France (Tax)

Guillaume is a recognised practitioner in Legal 500 2018.

News & insights

News: 01 JUNE 2020

Allen & Overy Italy awarded “Law Firm of the Year – VAT” at the Legalcommunity Tax Awards

Allen & Overy has been awarded "Law Firm of the Year – VAT" at the Legalcommunity Tax Awards 2020, the annual awards held by LC Publishing Group to acknowledge excellences in the areas of fiscal and…

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Publications: 27 MAY 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Implications of current travel restrictions for the tax residency status of companies

Government responses to the Covid-19 pandemic have included restricting travel and implementing quarantine requirements for those who do travel. As a result, managers and directors who are living in…

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Publications: 21 MAY 2020

Podcast: Internet of Things - key legal issues

The exponential growth in the use and complexity of the Internet of Things (IoT) in recent years has resulted in exciting developments for businesses and benefits for the consumer. The IoT relies on…

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Publications: 18 MAY 2020

State aid and transfer pricing: Fiat and Starbucks decisions

The European Commission has been using state aid law to challenge advance pricing agreements (APAs) given by some member states to multinationals over the last few years. 

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Admitted to the Paris Bar, 1998


DEES, Tax Law, University of Burgundy, Dijon, 1997

Degree, Business Law, University of Nancy II, Nancy, 1996