Emmanuel Chauve advises a wide range of French and international clients (major groups, banks and financial institutions, insurance companies, property companies (SIIC), investment funds, fonds opportunistes, real estate developers and family groups), and has a recognized expertise in corporate and asset taxation.

A large part of Emmanuel Chauve’s practice involves advising on real estate-related tax issues and on the taxation of SIIC and real estate investment funds.

He is a founding member of the real estate tax commission of the Institut des Avocats Conseils Fiscaux and is actively involved in the work of this commission.

Emmanuel Chauve applies his vast experience in assisting his clients in the long-term advising them from due diligence review to litigation before the competent authorities. He is very experienced in successfully managing tax audits and is a recognized interlocutor for the tax authorities.

He created the Tax team of De Pardieu in 2005.

Education
  • Associate in several international law firms, 1989 – 2004
  • DESS in Tax Law – University of Bourgogne, 1989
  • Lawyer since: 1993
  • Bar admissions: Paris

Contact

Languages: French, English

Awards

LEGAL 500 EMEA 2024

France > Tax (Tier 2) – Hall of fame

LEGAL 500 EMEA

Hall of Fame since 2016

CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS EUROPE 2019 / 2024

Tax (Band 3) – Individual (Band 1)

“Emmanuel Chauve is the best tax lawyer in French real estate in my view.”

BEST LAWYERS

Recommended since 2010 in:

Tax Law

Real Estate Law

LEADERS LEAGUE 2023 ​

Leading​

  • Real Estate – Real Estate tax 

LEADERS LEAGUE 2023 ​​

Excellent​

  • Tax law – Transaction tax 
  • Tax law – Tax : Litigation 

LEADERS LEAGUE 2023 ​​

Highly recommended​

  • Tax law – Financial service tax 
  • Tax law – Taxation of international groups 

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