David Sorel


David Sorel
36, rue Beaujon, 75008 Paris
+ 33 1 58 54 40 00
Languages : French, English 

David Sorel mainly advises listed companies, institutional investors and French and international investment funds in connection with M&A and investment transactions. He also assists clients in restructuring transactions and joint ventures.


David Sorel worked at Ernst & Young (2004-2006) before joining CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre, and then Allen & Overy in 2010. He joined Lacourte Raquin Tatar in 2017 as a partner in the Tax Practice.


A lawyer since 2005, he earned a post-graduate degree (DEA) in tax law from the Université de Paris II Panthéon-Assas and a second post-graduate degree (DESS) in international taxation from the Université de Paris II Panthéon-Assas in partnership with the French business school, HEC. Since 2010 he has taught real estate taxation in the financing and real estate investment law Master 2 program at the Université de Cergy Pontoise.

  • Counsel to Ivanhoé Cambridge on the acquisition of Cap Ampère, an office campus of nearly 90,000 sq.m spread over several buildings in the Saint-Denis Pleyel district and sold by AEW on behalf of an institutional investor.

State of play in transactional taxation in France - Focus on the M&A, Private Equity and real estate sectors.
Article published in “Global Legal Insights” – August 2018 – co-authored with Anne-Christine Bossler