Laurent Modave is a member of Gide’s tax practice group. He specialises in French and international tax law. His practice mainly concentrates on property-based transactions, mergers and acquisitions, group reorganisations, private equity transactions, investment funds, real estate investment trusts and the tax structuring of real estate investments. He has conducted discussions with the French tax authorities on the design and implementation of non-listed real estate investment funds, introduced in 2005, and on all lobbying campaigns and tax reforms undertaken since then in relation thereto. Laurent is ranked as ‘leading individual’ in property taxation in The Legal 500 EMEA and in Chambers.