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Fabien Foucault, Partner

Fabien Foucault brings over 20 years of expertise in customs law. He also has gained wide experience in tax law.

Fabien heads HARVING AVOCATS’s customs law team but also works in close connection with our tax law team.

Benefitting from his renowned expertise, Fabien assists leading French and international companies. He has successfully resolved a great number of high-profile lawsuits.

Actively involved in regulatory matters related to global trade and customs, Fabien is a member of several national and international think tanks.
Professional background

Paris Bar
Certificate of specialization in tax and customs law, awarded by the French Law Society (Conseil National des Barreaux)
Postgraduate degree (DESS) in Tax and Management Law, Paris IX Dauphine University
Postgraduate degree (DEA) in Civil and Commercial Obligations Law, Paris V University
Masters (Maîtrise) in Business and Tax Law, Paris II Panthéon-Assas University

Memberships

Secretary-General of the Collin de Sussy Association (Customs related Think Thank)
Secretary-General of the Observatory of customs and tax regulations (ORDF)
Member of the FICIME association (association for companies operating in the French market in the fields of high technology mechanical and electronic products)

Languages : French and English

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Taline Davidian, Partner

With over 10 years of experience, Taline Davidian advises on all aspects of national and international tax law. She also has extensive experience in representing clients before tax authorities and courts.

Dealing with industry-leading companies, private individuals, trusts and international funds, Taline has gained considerable expertise in acting as a daily tax advisor.

Taline is a member of several national and international tax associations.

She speaks French, English and Armenian.
Professional background

Paris Bar
Certificate of specialization in tax and customs law, awarded by the French Law Society (Conseil national des barreaux)
Postgraduate degree (DJCE-DESS) in Business and Tax Law of Cergy Pontoise University (Certificate of specialization in tax law)
Masters (Maîtrise) in Business and Tax Law, Paris II Panthéon-Assas University
Certification of London Chamber of Commerce

Memberships

Member of ACE (Company Lawyers and Legal advisors)
Member of IACF (Institute of Tax lawyers)
Member of IBA (International Bar Association)
Member of AFAJA (French association of the Armenian Lawyers and Legal advisors)

Languages : French, English and Armenian

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Agnès Carray, Office manager

Agnès CARRAY is HARVING AVOCATS’ office manager. She has been working with our team since the creation of our firm.
Gaspard de Bellescize, Associate

Gaspard de Bellescize specializes in customs law (both civil and criminal), trade defense and transport law.

He advises and represents clients before civil and criminal courts.

Prior to joining HARVING AVOCATS, Gaspard had gained in-depth expertise in customs law while working in the French law firm Godin Citron. He also acquired valuable experience in trade defense law in Brussels, at Gide Law Firm.

Gaspard speaks French, English and Spanish


Professional background

Member of Paris Bar
Paris Bar School for criminal defense
Postgraduate degree (Master 2) in Custom, Transport and Logistic Law of Rouen University
Masters (Master 1) in Business Law of Paris II Panthéon-Assas University

Languages : French, English, Spanish

Publications

La Douane et la lutte contre la contrefaçon : Altaprisma, April 11th 2015
Quelles formalités pour rapatrier de l'or ? Précisions sur un malentendu : Revue de Droit fiscal n° 15, 9 Avril 2015, étude 250

Memberships

Member of the Observatory of customs and tax regulations (ORDF)

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Sarah Fosse, Associate

Sarah Fosse specializes in tax law. She has expertise in French and international tax law, business law and wealth management.

She has completed internships in tax law at the French law firms Maison Eck and PricewaterhouseCoopers and at the reinsurance company SCOR.



Professional background

Paris Bar
Postgraduate degree (Master 2) in International corporate and Tax Law of Paris 1 La Sorbonne University
Masters (Master 1) in International Business Law of Paris 1 La Sorbonne University
Masters (Master 1) in Business law in Durham University, UK (Erasmus)

Languages : French, English

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Pauline Bony, Associate

Pauline Bony specializes in tax law.

She has expertise in tax litigation as well as real estate taxation, income taxation and personal asset based taxation.

Before joining Harving Avocats, Pauline Bony had completed internships in tax law both in law firms and financial establishments, and had acquired valuable expertise in wealth management through a multidisciplinary approach.


Professional background

Paris Bar
Postgraduate degree (Master 2) in Tax Law, University Lyon 3
Masters (Master 1) in Business law, Paul Cézanne University Aix-Marseille III

Languages : French, English

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