Ghislaine D’ORSO
Paris Bar: 1975 to 2002
Versailles Bar: since 2003

Education:
• Faculty of Law, University of Assas, Paris
• University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne: DES post-graduate degree in
Business law

Ghislaine D’ORSO

The founding partner of the firm, Ghislaine has practised as an Avocat lawyer since she took the oath in December 1975.

She acts mainly in the following areas:

Real Estate law and Construction
Employment law
Insolvency proceedings
She is the preferred legal adviser to:

– the real estate departments of institutional investors in the insurance sector and real estate professionals (developers, estate agents, managing agents, etc.);
– a client base of private businesses in all sectors, providing day-to-day assistance with their employment law issues;
– and firms of administrators as part of insolvency proceedings.

Ghislaine is also registered as a Real Estate Transactions Agent and Lawyer.


Yves D’ORSO

Yves began his career at the Ministry of Finance before joining D’Orso Partnership in 1983.

He acts mainly in the following areas:

Tax law
Corporate law and M&A
Commercial and Contract law
Yves holds the Tax and Customs Law Specialisation Certificate.

He acts for a wide range of clients comprising individuals, family groups and commercial and industrial businesses, advising on personal taxation, legal and tax planning and tax as it affects businesses and their management.

He also assists clients with tax audits, inspections and disputes.

Ghislaine D’ORSO
Paris Bar: 1984

Education:
• National Tax School (French « Ecole Nationale des Impôts »)
• University of Paris IX Dauphine: DES post-graduate degree in
Mathematics
• University of Paris IX Dauphine: Masters in Management


Laurence D’ORSO
Paris Bar: 2005

Education:
• University of Paris V – René Descartes: DESS post-graduate degree in
European Business Law
• ESSEC Business School, Specialist Master’s degree

Laurence D’ORSO

Laurence began her career as a structured finance in-house lawyer in the legal and tax department of CDC Finance-CDC IXIS.
She then worked as a lawyer in the real estate departments of several international law firms for more than ten years – Jones Day (1 year), Baker&McKenzie (6 years) Salans and Franklin within the same team (4 years) – before deciding to join D’Orso Partnership.

She acts mainly in the following areas:

Real estate law and Construction
Corporate law and M&A
Commercial and Contract law

Laurence advises individuals, companies, investment funds and institutional investors on the acquisition and management of real estate portfolios for all types of underlying assets (offices, commercial premises and residential) or the leasing of real estate property.

Laurence has developed a wealth of knowledge in the tourism and hotel sectors and in photovoltaic investments.

She is also registered as a Real Estate Transactions Agent and Lawyer.