January 03, 2023
PARIS, JANUARY 3, 2023: International law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP has hired Benjamin Pique as a Tax partner in Paris to work alongside Edouard de Lamy. He will be joining the Firm at the end of this month.
After having graduated from SKEMA Business School and from Lille Catholic University, Benjamin started his career at EY in Paris and in New York, and was promoted to partner in 2018. Benjamin has solid expertise in structuring Private Equity and M&A transactions and will enhance Weil’s premier transactional tax practice.
“We are very excited that Benjamin will be joining our Paris office,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “His sophisticated knowledge of tax law and his dedication to top-flight client service make him an excellent addition to our global Tax practice.”
Edouard de Lamy, a Tax partner in Weil’s Paris office, added: “We have had the pleasure of working with Benjamin on a variety of transactions and know he will bring the diligence, creativity and vision that are a hallmark of our practice at Weil. Benjamin also embodies the commitment to teamwork, collegiality and client service that will make him a strong addition to our office in Paris. His diverse experience with both public company M&A as well as Private Equity transactions will add great substantive depth to our premier global tax practice.”
The Weil Tax group in Paris regularly advises private equity sponsors and corporate clients in the context of mergers, acquisitions, financings and divestments; Weil Paris tax lawyers also advise clients in the context of complex restructurings, as well as during discussions and negotiations with tax authorities.
Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for the past 90 years. With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices on three continents, Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business. The Firm’s four departments, Corporate, Litigation, Restructuring, and Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.
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