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Adea Meidani


CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine
Languages French, English, Italian, German

Adea Meidani is a lawyer in the International Taxation Team.

She advises and litigates in matters involving international tax issues (wealth and estate planning, cross-border transactions, international mobility, transfer of domicile and customary laws involving succession).

She has extensive experience in trust matters and real-estate transactions.

Adea joined CMS Francis Lefebvre in 2010. Before CMS BFL, she worked for an oil & gas company in London.

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Relevant experience

  • Edf Trading, London - In-house Lawyer Tax Department (2008-2009) 
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius - Tax Department (2007-2008)
  • Ernst & Young Law Firm - International Tax Service (2006-2007)
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  • LLM in Tax Law – Kings College, London (2009)
  • Master Degree in International Tax Law – University of Paris II Assas – HEC (2006)
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  • Member of IFA, IACF
  • Bar exam (2007) 
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  • Conférence La logique patrimoniale dans l'art contemporain lors de l’Exposition Asia Now du 19 octobre 2018
  • Hard Brexit : quelle fiscalité pour vos investissements ?, co-author - Les Echos (27/03/2019)
  • Brexit : un "no deal" lourd de conséquences fiscales tant pour les sociétés que pour les particuliers, co-author - Option Finance (18/03/2019)
  • 2018 Finance legislation : An attractive Tax system for artwork,  co-author (May 2018)
  • The Blank Year in France : Tax haven for newcomers in 2018, co-author -the Step Journal (May 2018)
  • Newcomers in France : rolling out the red carpet, co-author - the Step Journal (May 2017)
  • The saga continues – Adea Meidani discusses the latest challenge by the French Constitutional Court regarding trust legislation - the Step Journal (April 2017)
  • French Tax Treatment of Foreign Trusts and the Related New Public Register, co-author - the IBFD Org journal and the Step Journal (September 2016)
  • The New Public Register of trusts : an infringement to the right to respect privacy, co-author - Option Finance n°1380 (September 2016)
  • Abuse of trust, co-author - the Step Journal (August-September 2016)
  • The penalty for non-compliance with Trust reporting obligations: an unconstitutional legislation, co-author - the Officiel Journal 2016 N°1357 (March 2016)
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Brexit : un «no deal» lourd de con­séquences fisc­ales tant pour les...
Hard Brexit : quelle fisc­al­ité pour vos in­ves­t­isse­ments ?
Brexit : l’im­pact fisc­al d’un « no deal » sur vos in­ves­t­isse­ments