Blaise Marin-Curtoud has more than 20 years of experience advising clients on U.K. and international taxation matters particularly as they relate to real estate tax issues and M&A. He is head of the tax group in the Firm's London Office and is the coordinator of the European tax practice.
Blaise has advised clients on a number of high-profile real estate matters, including the disposal by British Land of part of its interest at Meadowhall, Hansteen on the EUR 1.28 bn disposal of a portfolio of properties in continental Europe, Greystar on a £500m development in London, and Oxenwood on a £286m acquisition of a portfolio of logistics properties. He has advised numerous clients on the setting up of real estate private equity funds targeting either U.K. real state or European real estate.
Blaise also has advised clients on many high-value M&A transactions such as the merger of GTECH S.p.A and IGT in 2015 and the merger of STERIS and Synergy in 2016.
Blaise has been ranked as a leading individual in Chambers UK, Chambers Global, and Legal 500 UK directories.
EU Rules Starbucks, Fiat Received Tax Advantages from The Netherlands and Luxembourg Constituting Illegal State Aid, Must Pay Back Taxes
- June 2009
Tax Issues On Corporate Reorganisations, The Bulletin
- December 2008
Tax treatment of employees, The Bulletin
- June 29, 2016
Brexit: UK votes to leave the EU: What happens next?
- March 9, 2016
Client Tax Roundtable Series: U.S.-U.K. Cross Border Tax Update, Jones Day London
- June 3, 2015
Global Insights: The Future of M&A
- The College of Law, Guildford (Law Society Finals 1992); University of Kent (LL.B. 1990)
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales