"Alexandre Blestel is brilliant and very committed. His high-level tax expertise is complemented by great financial skills, providing him with a broader view of the issues faced by his clients" LEGAL 500 EMEA 2020 / Alexandre Blestel frequently handles the tax structuring elements of complex real estate sales and acquisitions. He is recognised by one impressed source as a "very good technician." CHAMBERS EUROPE 2020
Alexandre Blestel specialises in corporate tax and his practice mainly focuses on both French and international structuring and financing transactions.
He advises real estate companies, investment funds and French and foreign companies. He also has particular expertise in OPCIs and listed real estate investment companies (SIICs).
Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1999, he holds an advanced degree (DESS-DJCE) in tax and business law from the University of Strasbourg (1997).
He joined De Pardieu Brocas Maffei as an associate in 2005 and became partner in 2007.
Alexandre Blestel is co-author of several articles in his practice areas: “La responsabilité des établissements payeurs dans le cadre des paiements de dividendes de source française”, Option Finance n°828, “L’exercice de la maîtrise d’ouvrage par la Société du Grand Paris“, Opérations Immobilières n°27, “Coup d’accordéon : suivez la cadence” Option Finance n°1065, “Les conséquences fiscales des coups d’accordéon devraient être enfin précisée“, Décideurs Stratégie Finance Droit n°111, “Opposabilité de la doctrine administrative : le Conseil d’Etat impose au contribuable de se placer dans l’illégalité”, Option Finance n°1038, “Modalités de répartition des économies d’impôt dans le cadre de l’intégration fiscale”, Option Finance n°1029.
He is also a lecturer in tax law at the “Real Estate Chair” of the ESSEC and at Reims Management School.