Madeleine Fabre has been a member of the Paris Bar since 1994. She holds a post-graduate degree from Harvard Law School (LLM and ITP) and a Master’s degree in Business and Tax law from the University of Paris II Pantheon Assas, as well as a Master’s degree of Tax law from the University of Paris XII.
Madeleine Fabre’s practice focuses on French and International tax as well as estate and trust, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax planning for clients, who are generally domestic or foreign individuals, family offices and families with substantial wealth, in a wide variety of planning matters, governance and strategies for wealth transfers. Her expertise extends to transfers of real estate and fiscal residence and commercial activities to accomplish clients’ personal or professional goals. She also assists clients in forming investment vehicles for purposes of wealth management and transfer, including family limited partnerships.
In addition, Madeleine Fabre has an extensive experience in transactions in the art field, including transfer of art and in legal and fiscal management of the movable and real estate property, intergenerational transmission, financing, ownership stripping, gift, insurance and protection of art.
Madeleine Fabre also assists taxpayers in audits, complex litigation and rulings involving the French Tax Authorities in all jurisdictions for French and International companies, private individuals, managers and corporate executives.
Madeleine Fabre advises companies and the owners of closely held businesses in all tax aspects of reorganizations and mergers and acquisitions, including shareholders’ agreements and restructuring, stock options, employee benefit plans and management incentive packages.
Madeleine Fabre started her career as an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell, then joined Fried Frank Harris Shriver as special counsel in 2005, and Desfilis as a partner in 2014. She joined Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent as a partner in 2016.