Sonia Bouaffassa

Partner Tax
Kirkland & Ellis LLP


Sonia Bouaffassa is a tax partner in the Paris office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Sonia focuses on French and international tax planning and structuring in the context of cross-border private equity, M&A and restructuring transactions. Sonia also has experience in the tax aspects of corporate reorganisations and debt finance.

Sonia is recognised by ITR World Tax (2024) as “Highly Regarded” and The Legal 500 EMEA (2023) as a “recommended lawyer”, with clients describing her as “efficient” and “creative”, with an ability to “innovate and resolve difficulties while maintaining a concern for sustainable and reliable tax structures.”



Admissions & Qualifications

  • Avocat à la Cour (France)


  • English
  • French


  • University of Nancy IIMaster II, Business Law & Taxation2005