France: Trade & Customs 2017
In this chapter, we feature five of the country’s leading practitioners covering international trade, export control and customs law issues.
Independent boutique GODIN ASSOCIÉS is a longstanding player with recognised expertise in customs law. The firm achieves two listings in this chapter.
François Citron draws praise for his “wealth of expertise” and longstanding customs litigation practice. He regularly advises transport and logistics operators, corporates and trade unions in a variety of customs-related matters.
Stéphane Le Roy is a key player in the market and is known for his extensive expertise in high-stakes customs litigation. He is particularly proficient when representing clients in Common Agricultural Policy cases and transit cases involving the international transportation of goods.
ARSÈNE TAXAND’s Marc Brocardi is recognised for his well-known EU VAT and customs practice. He regularly assists clients with the implementation of customs regimes and simplified customs clearance procedures, as well as representing them before the French customs authorities and courts.
At customs and tax law boutique HARVING AVOCATS, customs practice head Fabien Foucault is a seasoned practitioner who has advised domestic and international clients on contentious customs issues for over 20 years.
At ARCADE AVOCAT, managing partner Thérèse-Anne Amy is a longstanding member of the country’s trade and customs bar and boasts over 20 years’ experience. Her impressive practice encompasses both contentious and non-contentious matters.