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PARTNER

Julien Bellet

Julien BELLET is a member of the Paris and New York bars. He has over ten years of experience in law firms. He practised in English-speaking firms as well as in medium-sized French law firms before creating the firm Altitude Avocats.
He specialises in the tax issues faced by business executives and in particular:

  • Management packages and legal profit-sharing schemes;
  • Issues related to international mobility;

He also provides services in connection with the structuring of his clients' assets (transfer, relocation, setting up of family entities, etc.).

He is a member of the IACF (Institut des Avocats Conseils Fiscaux – Institute of Tax Lawyers) which is the main representative organisation of lawyers specialised in tax law.

Education
  • Prestation de serment au Barreau de Paris
    Juillet 2008

  • Admission to the New York Bar May 2007
    May 2007

  • Master 2 in tax law, University of Paris II Panthéon Assas
    2006/2007

  • LL.M. in U.S. Legal Studies, Golden Gate University, San Francisco 2005/2006
    2005/2006

  • International Postgraduate in Applied Legal Studies, University of Paris X Nanterre
    2001/2005

PARTNER

Éric Ginter

Eric Ginter has been a lawyer since 1992, having previously worked in the Prime Minister's office and in the Public Finances Directorate General (DGFIP).

He specialises in tax advice for individuals, especially within an international context, and in tax disputes.

An associate professor at the University of Burgundy for 10 years (international taxation) he currently teaches at Paris-Dauphine (Master 221 - European Taxation).

He is the co-author of the book "Droit communautaire et impôts directs" (Ed. Fiduciaire), and co-chairman of the IACF "Asset Taxation" commission.

He is a member of the Commission Départementale des Impôts Directs (Regional Commission on Direct Taxation) of Paris-Ile de France.
Education
  • Graduation from ENA
    1982

  • Master's degree in Public Law
    1976

  • Master's degree in Economics (econometrics)
    1976
  • Bachelor's degree in History
    1975

  • Graduate of the IEP of Paris
    1974

 

PARTNER

Éric Chartier

Éric Chartier specialises in the tax issues encountered by company directors and high-net-worth individuals, whether French or foreign nationals, in connection with the management and transfer of their assets: holding structure for movable or immovable assets, wealth tax, company transfers, gifts, setup of family entities, relocation, monitoring of tax obligations, etc.

He has also acquired solid experience of tax audits and disputes, having worked on many cases at all stages of the procedure, from assistance with tax audits to challenges before the relevant courts.

He has a thorough knowledge of issues relating to Community taxation, as well as procedures relating to questions of principle (ultra vires actions, priority preliminary rulings on constitutionality).

Éric Chartier lectures in Master 2 corporate taxation at the University of Burgundy, and is also a member of the IACF (Institut des Avocats Conseils Fiscaux), the main representative organisation of lawyers specialised in tax law.
Parcours Universitaire
*Admitted to the Paris Bar 
2005

*DESS-DJCE postgraduate diploma in Business and Tax Law, University of Cergy-Pontoise
2001/2002

PARTNER

Guillaume Mezache

Guillaume Mezache is a member of the Paris Bar.

He has over ten years of experience working in law firms. He previously worked in the corporate sector and then in international English-speaking law firms before joining Altitude Avocats.

He specialises in corporate and contract law. He regularly represents industrial enterprises in connection with the acquisition of industrial assets, government contracts, group reorganisations or the creation of companies and other kinds of assistance for companies.

He also has particular expertise in cases involving public authorities and represents public-private organisations and research institutions.

He regularly advises industrial groups in connection with renewable energy operations, infrastructure construction, and complex industrial or commercial contracts.
Parcours Universitaire
  • Admitted to the Paris Bar
    2011

  • Master 2 - DJCE - Commercial Law and Taxation, University of Poitiers
    2011

  • Masters in Corporate Law - National Federation of Corporate Law
    2011

  • University diploma - Certificate of Specialised Studies in Company Law - University of Montpellier
    2011

  • Master's degree - Commercial Law and Taxation, University of Montreal (Canada) and University of Poitiers
    2010

Associates

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ASSOCIATE LAWYER

Olivia Brun

Olivia holds a Master 2 in Tax Law from the University of Paris 5 Descartes, as well as an MS/LLM in International Law and Management from HEC Paris. 

Called to the Paris Bar in February 2018, she joined Altitude Avocats in February 2021, after various professional experiences and internships in renowned law firms.
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ASSOCIATE LAWYER

Jeanne Fattal

Jeanne Fattal works in the areas of corporate law, contract law and energy projects.

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2021, she holds a Master's degree in Commercial Law and Taxation from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, as well as a Master's degree in Banking and Financial Law from the University of Paris 2 Panthéon Assas.

She joined Altitude Avocats as an associate in 2021.
Photo of Maxime Legrand, associate lawyer at Altitude Avocats Paris

ASSOCIATE LAWYER

Maxime Legrand

Maxime holds a postgraduate in Commercial Law and Taxation from the University of Aix-Marseille as well as a Master of Law (LLM) from Hong Kong City University. 

He is a member of the Paris Bar and has been an associate of Altitude Avocats since January 2017. 

Before that he completed several internships in the area of taxation, including with leading French law firms. Maxime has acquired expertise in asset taxation and tax disputes from the variety of cases he handles together with the firm's partners.
ADDRESS
8 rue Royale 75008 PARIS
TELEPHONE
(33) 1.79.35.10.80
E-MAIL
secretariat@altitude-avocats.com
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