Patrice Lefèvre-Péaron

As managing Partner of the Geneva office and Attorney at law member of the Geneva and Paris Bars, Patrice Lefèvre-Péaron has concentrated his practice on business law and the taxation of businesses and leading shareholding families. He also advises a number of real estate developers through Europe especially Luxembourg and France. He has written various articles on business and asset taxation which have appeared in both France and the United States with the Bureau of National Affairs (BNA), the leading US tax law publisher. He is also the author of the French chapter of the work “International Tax Systems and Planning Techniques” published by Reuters.

Prior to joining Jeantet, Patrice Lefèvre-Péaron was Partner in leading French and Anglo-Saxon business law firms (Morgan Lewis, DLA pipers) for more than fifteen years.

SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCE

Raw advice in relation to the taxation of the transport system of STIF and the Communauté urbaine de Lille during the reorganisation of the transport networks of Paris Region and the Lille metropolitan area.

Tax law advice for the implementation of a European system of payment instruments, VISA cards and other bank card.

Structuring of the Sun Capital turnaround fund transactions particularly in relation to their different investments in Europe.

Advising one of the wealthiest Swiss families in the restructuring of his estate.

Advising one of the most wealthiest US families in the restructuring at his real estate assets in Europe.

Advising a major French bank in its plan for a spin-off into several entities, an investment bank and a merchant bank.

Advised the family shareholding in the restructuring of one of the leading French venture capital groups.

Advising one of the top global advertising groups in various cross-border acquisition operations in Europe, Asia and North America.

MEMBER OF

International Fiscal Association (IFA)

International Bar Association (IBA)

Fédération Suisse des Avocats (FSA)

Society of Trust Estate Practitioners (STEP)

TRAINING

Harvard Business School

Business Law Master’s Degree (University Paris II), Postgraduate Diploma (DJCE), (DESS) in Business Law and Corporate Taxation (University of Lyon III)

Certificate in specialised studies in tax law (University of Montpellier)