Of Counsel


Practice areas

Tax law

Paul ALMEIDA is a Counsel lawyer within the LYON office’s Tax Law Department.

His professional practice has given him the opportunity to gain expertise in the following areas :

  • international taxation
  • business and group taxation
  • mergers, acquisitions and restructurings
  • tax consolidation and effective tax rates
  • tax inspections and litigation.

Paul began his career with DELSOL Avocats in 1998, where he successfully practised in private and corporate tax, in both advisory work and litigation.

He then joined the DELOITTE network’s LYON office in 2005. Paul supported auditors in their account certification work by carrying out numerous tax reviews and acquisition audits.

He then joined the XPO Group in 2008 (previously Norbert DENTRESSANGLE), where he had the opportunity to consolidate his corporate tax expertise in an international environment. In particular, he contributed to external growth operations in EUROPE (acquisition of the British TDG Group in 2011) and the U.S. (acquisition of the American JACOBSON Group in 2014) and led the defence of the group’s interests during tax inspections in both FRANCE and abroad.

His professional practice has given him the opportunity to work regularly with the tax legislations of various European Union Member States.

Paul has a DESS postgraduate qualification in Tax Law.

Languages : English and Portuguese


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