Partners Jean-Yves Charriau


Jean-Yves Charriau is a Partner in the Tax team.

As a tax practitioner recognized for his involvement in a number of complex transactions, Jean-Yves Charriau has developed extensive expertise in the real estate sector. He advises listed companies, industrial groups, private equity funds, French and foreign institutional investors, including sovereign wealth funds and pension funds.


After beginning his career at a French firm, Jean-Yves Charriau worked with the law firm of Ernst & Young between 1994 and 2003 (as a partner since 2001), where he practiced in the New York office from 1998 until 2000 in the International Tax Services Group. He later joined CMS Francis Lefebvre, then Allen & Overy LLP in 2010. Jean-Yves joined Lacourte Raquin Tatar in May 2017.

  • Admitted to the Paris bar since 1994
  • Magistère de juriste d’affaires (post-graduate degree) – Paris II Panthéon-Assas University (1990)
  • Master’s degree (DESS) in corporate and tax law – Paris II Panthéon-Assas University (1990).

Practice areas

  • Tax

    Our tax team advises and assists its clients on all their tax issues, including personal and estate tax matters, and in the context of tax audits and litigation.


  1. Jean-Yves Charriau is classified in Band 1 in the category Tax: Real Estate.

  2. Jean-Yves Charriau is part of the "Hall of Fame" in the Tax category.

  3. Jean-Yves Charriau is listed in the Best Lawyers 2024 in the categories
    Real Estate Law and Tax Law.

  4. Jean-Yves Charriau has distinguished himself as a leading practitioner in France and is endorsed as "an excellent real estate expert".