Corporate and International Tax
We offer a full range of strategic tax planning services, advising corporate clients and their key personnel on structuring their tax affairs and transactions in the most efficient way. Our specialist lawyers provide legal and taxation advice in the following areas:
- creation of corporate vehicles for international business operations and asset management
- formation, purchase and sale of businesses
- relocation of businesses and associated key personnel
- asset protection.
Principal – CEO Geneva
Based in Geneva, Pierre-Jean Faure is specialized in Private Clients matters. His practice covers international taxations issues, structuring, succession planning, cross-border estate and representation of Private Clients. He has a particular interest in advising Family Offices and individuals on any family assets related projects including relocations of companies and individuals, acquisition and disposal of trophy/legacy assets, setting up and restructuring of sophisticated Private Client structures. As a consequence of his long-term involvement in clients projects, he also serves as Director of various Swiss companies.
Julien is specialised in international tax and estate planning, real estate projects, and international private law.
Prior to joining Gordon S. Blair, Julien worked as a Tax Advisor and Notary in Australia and in France, thus developing a thorough understanding of both common law and civil law concepts.
Julien has extensive experience providing domestic and international legal and tax advice to HNWIs in relation to worldwide assets and transactions.
He also has experience in private client relocation matters, advising on the visa/residency application processes as well as the legal and tax consequences of changes of residency.
Associate - Geneva
Specialized in French and International Taxation, David advises private clients on personal taxation issues, structuring and tax planning of cross-border estates.
He also assists clients in the structuring of their real estate investments and with their Private International Law issues such as gifts, inheritance and divorce in an international context.
Corinne advises international groups of companies, entrepreneurs and private equity funds on every tax aspects related to their key investments and development projects. Her practice covers a large number of sectors, including manufacturing, services, high technology and real estate. She has a strong experience in cross-border transactional tax law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions , group financing and restructuring. She also provides tax advice to clients in relation with their day-to-day operations and assistance in tax controversy, including the negotiation of tax settlements before tax authorities. Corinne further advises private clients on the tax structuring of their investment and business projects.