David Maria

Partner - Avocat à la Cour

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_David Maria is a partner and head of the Tax Practice Group at Wildgen. His field of expertise also includes corporate law and he offers specific skills in M&A transactions, company reorganisations and corporate financing.

David has worked in tax and corporate law for 20 years and has advised local and international businesses establishing in Luxembourg or setting up operations overseas through Luxembourg. 
He advises on all aspects of taxation law with particular emphasis on cross-border issues and financings, financial services, investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, group reorganisations, property acquisition and holding structures. 
He maintains a broad-based practice that covers tax litigation and aspects of estate and individual planning, including wealth transfer strategies. He has advised clients and is experienced at applying Luxembourg's network of double tax treaties to individual and corporate clients’ particular circumstances. His client portfolio includes Fortune 500, FTSE 100 and other major multinationals as well as HNWIs.

Over the years, David has developed a wide professional network with international tax advisers and has been recognised for his experience as a leading taxation lawyer in major league tables such as Legal 500. 

“Competent, available, fast and to-the-point”, “'Extensive knowledge of the Luxembourg tax and legal environment”, stated clients about David.

David has also a great deal of experience in energy sector legal issues and advises all parties of the industry, including network operators, suppliers, traders or industry bodies and customers active in a wide range of oil, gas, electricity, nuclear and sustainable energy projects. David represents Luxembourg within the Energy Law Group (ELG), a network of independent law firms with specialist expertise in the energy and natural resources sectors. Furthermore, he is a member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA).

David has presented at many tax conferences nationally and internationally on a variety of corporate law and tax subjects and has written on a wide number of legal topics. 

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