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Jacques-Henry de Bourmont

Jacques-Henry de Bourmont



  • Tax
  • Corporate M&A and Private Equity
  • Real Estate

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IFA Group
Tax Group
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
JJacques-Henry de Bourmont represents French and international clients, companies and investment funds, in all their tax issues (tax and criminal advice and litigation, transfer pricing, management of intangible assets, asset optimization, structuring of management packages, executive compensation, real estate taxation, etc.). Admitted to the Paris and Frankfurt Bars, he has developed a recognized experience in the Franco-German sphere.

He taught real estate taxation at ESSEC and was a French Foreign Trade Advisor. He began his career at Rhône-Poulenc (now Sanofi Aventis), then joined Ernst & Young Sociétés d’Avocats where he was head of the French Desk in Frankfurt until 2005. He then became Managing Director and Head of the Tax Department of Marcus Partner and later joined LPA-CGR (Lefèvre Pelletier) where he was Head of Corporate-Tax and of the Franco-German Department.

Bar Admissions

1997 Paris Bar
2003 German Bar (Francfort)


Bar Training School of Paris (EFB), 1996
Postgraduate Diploma (DEA) in Business Law – University of Paris X Nanterre, 1994
Master’s Degree in Tax- University of Paris IX Dauphine, 1993
Master’s Degree in Management & Accounting Science – University of Paris IX Dauphine, 1992
Areas of Practice

Corporate M&A and Private Equity | Real Estate | Tax

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
  • International Fiscal Association


I teach classes at the Essec Business (Real Estate International Taxation) School and in the past at Sorbonne University

Professional Activities and Experience

2010-2019 : Tax Partner within LPA-CGR - Head of the tax department
2005-2010 : Managing Partner of Mazars Law Firm - Head of the International Tax business line
1997-2005 : Tax associate with EY - International Tax Department - French Desk in Francfort (Germany)
1994-1997 : Tax specialist within the International Tax Departmen of the Holding of Aventis (Sanofi)

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