Founded in 1966, Bredin Prat is one of the leading independent law firms in France, committed to providing legal advice of the highest standards. The firm is known for its outstanding quality of service, combining technical excellence with commercial awareness and innovative thought. In each of its practice areas (Corporate, Tax, Competition, Litigation & Arbitration, Financing, Restructuring and Employment law), Bredin Prat is widely recognised as a leading firm. Many of its partners, individually, are consistently recognised by peers and clients as being among the best lawyers in their respective fields.
Bredin Prat has a renowned tax practice in the areas of M&A, private equity, corporate restructurings, innovative financial products and real estate transactions. The team (20 lawyers including 6 partners) advises major public companies, banks and private equity firms on all tax issues.
A significant part of the activity consists in working with the firm’s M&A lawyers on domestic and cross-border transactions. The result is a multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional practice that capitalizes on the talents of our teams of lawyers with expertise in tax, public and private M&A and other disciplines.
The tax team has also developed renowned expertise in high-level tax litigations, ranging from the first discussions and/or negotiations with the FTA in the context of a tax audit, to technical cases before the Supreme Court as well as defending clients in alleged abuse of law cases and in criminal proceedings involving tax fraud.