DS Avocats


6, rue Duret
75116 Paris

+33 1 5367 5000

Key contacts:

Partner: Cyril MAUCOUR
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Quick facts:

Number of advisors: 400
Languages: English, French, Chinese, German, Italian

Founded in 1972 in Paris, DS Avocats is the first French law firm to be globalized. 

With 22 offices on 4 continents, our 400 lawyers meet the needs of French and international clients in both advisory and litigation matters, in numerous jurisdictions across Europe, Asia, Africa and North and South America. In addition to our international network of offices, we have set up 13 Desks, comprised of lawyers of various nationalities registered with foreign bar associations, to assist clients with their implantation and development projects throughout the world.

Focus on our tax expertise covering:

Corporate taxation, in particular restructuring and mergers and acquisitions (structuring of these transactions, tax audits), and taxation of income and assets.

International corporate tax strategy (international growth, transfer pricing justification, supply chain optimisation, wealth management, VAT, customs, etc.);

Transfer pricing (transfer pricing policies definition, benchmarking and economic analysis, intangible valuation, documentation, intragroup contracts);

Property taxation (tax management of transactions and supporting structures)

Tax audit and litigation procedures.

Land development taxation and public law operations (tax management of development operations, public service delegations, PPPs), advising a clientele composed of local authorities, public institutions and local public-sector companies.

DS Avocats is one of the few French law firms to have a dedicated transfer pricing website. The firm has developed a complete range of services to help our clients with diagnosis, functional analysis, OECD pricing methods, economic and financial analysis and transfer pricing documentation.