Partner, Christine Daric focuses on corporate tax and real estate tax.
Christine ranks among the most widely-regarded corporate tax lawyers in France. Her work focuses on general and cross-border corporate tax, including tax planning for investments in the real estate and hospitality sectors and fund structuring. Christine’s expertise and creativity in advising investors in the real estate and hospitality sectors are widely recognised in France and overseas. As tax counsel for the French Real Estate Companies Association (Fédération des Sociétés Immobilières et Foncières), she has been involved in crafting, negotiating and adapting the French tax rules governing REITs since 2003.
Chambers Europe 2019 – Real Estate Tax: Christine Daric of Franklin represents investment funds, asset managers and real estate property developers. She mostly acts on the tax aspects of real estate transactions and fund formations. Clients praise her “incredible capacity to explain very complex matters clearly and simply”.
- Christine Daric is individually ranked in the US directory Best Lawyers 2019.
- Listed in Chambers Europe 2018 (Band 2 in Real Estate Tax) – Christine Daric of Franklin is praised for her communication skills, with one interviewee commenting: “She really sees who she is talking to and she adjusts and makes technical discourse understandable for business people”. She has a wealth of experience in the tax aspects of real estate transactions, including in the hospitality sector.
- Legal 500 2018: “Franklin bolstered its team in July 2017 by hiring Christine Daric […] (who is) ‘top of her game’ for tax property work. The practice offers a ‘combination of quality of advice, cost and client service’ and advises on some of the market’s most high-profile property transactions”.
- Chambers 2016: Ranked in Tax individual section – “Christine Daric has thorough expertise in the field of real estate, most notably for tax issues arising in this area”.
- Legal 500 2016: Recommended in the Real Estate section – “Christine Daric shows flexibility and force of conviction in designing tax property structures”.