Name: Nadine Gelli
Firm Name: Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Country: France
Expertise: Tax Services


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Professional Biography:

Nadine Gelli is our exclusively recommended Tax Services expert in France on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Nadine directly using the contact details listed above.

Nadine is a tax partner in the Paris office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Nadine advises on all tax aspects of corporate transactions; in particular LBOs, financing and restructuring projects. Nadine has extensive experience in the field of employee share schemes and benefits.

Nadine gives seminars on tax aspects of LBO transactions every year to students at both the University of Montpellier and the University of Paris I – Pantheon-Sorbonne. She is also an author or co-author of several articles in her practice area.

Nadine Gelli is a “confidence-inspiring” practitioner, according to Chambers Europe (2021). Clients praise her extensively, with one interviewee describing her as remaining “collaborative and dedicated until the matter’s conclusion,” before going on to point to her ability “to explain and clarify issues while taking into account non-tax topics, and to bring new and original ideas to the team.“ She is further recognised by The Legal 500 EMEA (2021) as a ‘Leading Individual’ for Private Equity Tax, with clients describing her as “capable of delivering results in the most efficient way with an incomparable sense of proactivity”.

Firm Overview:

The Paris office opened in 2019 to serve clients doing business in France and throughout Europe. Our lawyers in Paris work closely with our teams in London, Munich and other international offices to provide advice to holders of private capital in their corporate transactions. The Paris team brings vast experience handling French law private equity transactions, including on cross-border and international deals throughout Europe. They have advised on complex mergers, acquisitions and investments for financial sponsors, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds.

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