François is recognized for his experience and know-how in the tax treatment of private equity transactions and in assisting directors, shareholders and managers in the transfer and tax structuring of their assets. He has also developed an expertise in tax litigation.

He advises on tax issues related to mergers and acquisitions, integration of international groups, LBOs and capital restructuring, as well as assisting managers and family shareholders with governance issues and asset restructuring. He has developed his experience in tax litigation in the context of tax audits and tax adjustments. He assists and represents his clients in front of Courts and of the French tax administration.

François started his career at Landwell and continued it at White & Case where he acquired a transversal experience of French and international corporate taxation. He joined Yards (formerly MBA Avocats) as a partner in 2018.