Julia Novak

Of Counsel

Of Counsel, Julia Novak is an important member of our Wealth Management & Family Office practice.

Julia provides tax advice and litigation counsel for French and overseas-based private clients, including family-owned corporations, senior executives, directors & officers and artists.  She advises on estate planning, international inheritance and gifts, alternative compensation packages (awards of stock options, treasury shares, and share subscription warrants), and the taxation of trusts in France.  Julia also participates in numerous working groups focused on international private law and international tax law.  In addition, she is a lecturer at the University of Paris-Descartes.

  • Chambers 2018: band 2 – Notable practitioners – Julia Novak is very responsive, a good technician and knows all the specific intricacies of French tax law”. She is noted for handling domestic tax compliance within international wealth structuring, including work with trusts, for high net worth clients and their advisers. One interviewee describes Novak as very efficient and proactive; she just gets things done. She is extremely knowledgeable on cross-border transactions”. Another says: She is someone who is committed, works hard and has great capacity”.
  • University of Rennes I : Postgraduate degree (DJCE-DESS) in Business Law
  • University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas : Master’s degree (Maîtrise) in Business Law