Described by Chambers as “one of the preeminent tax practices in the world,” the Debevoise Tax Group was also noted for its “enviably strong bench” and “stunning” work – so much so that it was awarded the 2014 “Chambers USA Award for Excellence” in Tax. It is no wonder that clients entrust their most challenging and important tax matters to Debevoise. 

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“The quality of Debevoise & Plimpton’s work is exceptional … they are always responsive and focused.”

An exceptional firm with a very good team. We don’t hesitate to use them on the most complex deals.

As an international firm, Debevoise is top notch at structuring global transactions from both a legal and tax perspective.

Multi-jurisdictional team, particularly renowned for its stellar tax work within the private equity and capital markets spheres. Further noted for its expertise in providing tax-efficient structures regarding fund formation in the private equity and investment space.

Chambers Global, 2020-2023

It is an excellent firm with strong lawyers.

Chambers USA, 2022

A very strong, knowledgeable team and a highly competent, state-of-the-art practice.

Chambers USA, 2021

Sources praise “the depth of their technical experience,” and appreciate the team’s “attention to detail, risk-based assessment and calm in pressurized situations.”

Chambers USA, 2020

They are able to distill issues down so we can action them. They are practical, provide articulate advice, are user-friendly and able to anticipate our needs.

[The service] is ‘seamless and well coordinated. They do an excellent job.’

Chambers USA, 2019

Ranked a top-tier firm for International Tax and a leading firm for US Taxes: Non-Contentious by The Legal 500 US (2022).

The Debevoise tax team is one of the most commercial and user-friendly groups in the industry. They can distil thorny concepts and issues with grace and clarity.

The Debevoise tax team is very commercial, exceptionally creative, always responsive, and thinks holistically about issues they encounter. They have deep expertise of the fund formation market, and that makes them a valuable thought partner in other transactional matters that touch on the funds.

The Legal 500 US, 2021-2022

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