Tax Partner, Sabina Comis, resigns from Mayer Brown to join Dechert in Paris
Dechert LLP has announced announce that Sabina Comis has joined the firm in its Paris office as a partner. Comis was previously a tax partner and the co-leader of the private investment funds group at Mayer Brown.
“We are very pleased to have Sabina join our team,” said Alain Decombe, ?Deputy Chair for International Operations and Managing Partner of the Paris office. “Her capabilities and experience will strengthen our wide range of services. This lateral hire is an example of our understanding the needs of our clients’ businesses and confirms Dechert’s strategy to provide high-value service for our clients’ most complex matters.”
Comis advises French and international companies on domestic and international tax structuring that arise from complex transactions, restructurings and refinancing’s involving multiple sponsors. She also regularly represents clients in tax dispute resolutions. Comis has a wealth of experience in creating and structuring private investment funds, including joint ventures and both private equity and real estate vehicles.
“The addition of Sabina will further bolster our strong tax practice in Paris. Her impressive track record in advising French and international companies will complement our team well,” said Daniel Dunn, Chair of the International and Domestic Tax Group.
“This arrival is in line with our plan to constantly strengthen our private equity and investment funds tax capabilities,” adds Bruno Leroy, Partner, head of tax in France.
She has been routinely recognized by Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 Paris, Legal500 EMEA and noted as a leading lawyer by IFLR1000 and International TaxReview’s Women in Tax Leaders Guide.“I am delighted to join Bruno Leroy and his team,” Comis stated. “I am sure that many opportunities will arise from collaborating with Dechert partners.”