Founded in 2011, DPZ provides services to its clients both in France and abroad, from its offices located in Nice and in Paris. DPZ assists private and public sector companies, non-profit organisations, investment funds, banks, individuals, and provides both advice and assistance with litigation.

DPZ supports its clients in the daily tax management of their core business and assets (including tax rebates, fiscal integration, formal tax procedures and tax analysis). DPZ also assists their clients in the completion of exceptional transactions (e.g. acquisitions, transfers, mergers, transfers of head offices or residence, refinancing) and within the framework of processes to be following vis-a-vis the tax authorities (e.g. approvals, rulings).

DPZ assists and represents its clients in pre-litigation and litigation procedures before the tax courts, in matters of lawsuits regarding recovery, and with their tax basis and taxes.

Overview
Your Tax Lawyers

Delphine Parigi

Esq. Delphine Parigi - Tax Partner
Attorney At Law

Tax Lawyer for over ten years, Delphine Parigi began her career with EY Société d’Avocats in Paris-La Défense and in New York. In 2011, she launched DPZ, a boutique lawfirm in Nice, providing high-value technical services in an international context, but according to her values of proximity and accessibility.

delphine.parigi@dpz-avocats.com

  • Key experiences

      Advising on French and international tax issues on cross-border M&A in transactions as well as dealing with the tax aspects of the reorganisation of the multi-jurisdictional business entities
      Advising on international tax issues surrounding real-property investment
      Advising on hotel developments – the advice related to offshore structuring, putting the site together, construction and the tax planning for realisation of value post development
      Advising numerous clients on tax efficient investments using different types of structures depending on the financial circumstances of the high net worth individuals
      Assisting individuals on tax audits and negotiations with the administrative and tax services
      Advising on international relocations
      Advising on the establishment of operations in France – advice extended to corporation tax that would apply, as well as VAT and the applicability of the relevant Double Taxation Treaty.
      Advising on the international structuring and withholding taxes as well as jurisdiction specific exit charges regarding notably jewellery group and pharmaceutical group
      Advising on daily tax management of companies
      Advising on transactional matters within an international context, including internal reorganisations, implementation of financial structures and mergers and acquisitions (including due diligences and structuring)
      Assisting companies in pre-litigation and litigation procedures before the tax courts

  • Career history

      March 2011 until today – Tax partner at DPZ Avocats
      2013 : Lecturer – International business taxation – EDHEC – Nice
      2012 & 2013 : Lecturer – International business taxation – BBA EDHEC – Nice
      Feb. 2005 – Nov. 2010 – Tax attorney at law – Ernst & Young Société d’Avocats – Paris La Défense / New York Tax Manager – Department Financial Services Office – Paris
      Tax senior – Department Transaction Tax – Paris
      Tax senior – French Tax Desk – New York
      Tax associate – Department M&C / ITS (International tax services) – Paris
      2004 – Paris Bar Exam – EFB
      2003 – Master degree in corporate and tax law – Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne / HEC

Louise Rambaud

Esq. Louise Rambaud - Tax Senior
Attorney at law

Lawyer, Louise Rambaud began her tax career in 2011 with EY Société d’Avocats in Paris-La Défense, where she developed a specialized experience in the context of reorganizations. In 2015, adhering to the methodology and values of DPZ Avocats, she decided to join this boutique lawfirm as a senior associate.

louise.rambaud@dpz-avocats.com

  • Key experiences

      Advising on cross border transactions and structuring of several international groups
      Assistance on tax modeling in the framework of acquisition of entities
      Assisting on tax due diligences and tax structuring of acquisitions in the renewable energies area (wind farms, solar energy), both for major investment funds and major construction groups
      Advising on international tax transactions notably acquisitions of French real-estate
      Advising on delocalization and restructuring issues and analysis of tax impacts of international and domestic reorganisations (mergers, contributions, creation of branches, acquisitions, etc.)
      Assistance relating to corporate tax and tax advice services to international groups
      Advising on the management of the effective tax rate of international groups notably at the level of tax risks provisions
      Advising on tax impacts regarding significant tax exposures
      Assisting start-ups on their setting-up both at the legal and tax level
      Assisting individual and siblings to organize the transfer of their assets in the framework of inheritance and gift French tax regimes
      Assisting individuals on tax audits regarding their personal situation
      Assisting companies in pre-litigation and litigation procedures before the tax courts

  • Career history

      Septembre 2015 until today : Tax attorney at law at DPZ Avocats
      Septembre 2015 until today : pro bono legal counsel jointly with a rehabilitation center in Nice
      June 2014 – June 2015 – Tax attorney at law at Axten Law Firm – Aix en Provence
      Jan. 2014 – Sept. 2015 – Attorney at law for the Criminal defence office – Aix en Provence
      Oct. 2011 – April 2014 - Tax paralegal – Ernst & Young Société d’Avocats – Paris La Défense
      Tax senior – Department Financial Services Office – Paris
      Tax associate – Department Financial Services Office – Paris
      2013 – Paris Bar Exam – EFB
      2010 – Master degree in corporate and tax law – Aix en Provence

Our fundamental approach is based on our rigorous technical tax knowledge and ensuring the availability of your tax lawyer.