Xavier joined the International Taxation Department of CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 1997. He was co-opted as partner in January 2012.
He specialises in international taxation and his main practice areas are transfer pricing, transactional operations, reorganisations and acquisitions. He therefore advises clients in several fields such as international / supply chain restructuring, transfer pricing planning and documentation, tax audit and litigation, double taxation cases (competent authorities / arbitration procedures) and advance pricing agreements.
He participated to the works of the EU joint forum on transfer pricing. He is a member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and of the Association Française des Avocats Conseils d'Entreprises (ACE). Xavier co-wrote the report for France on "Enterprise services" for the 2012 annual IFA congress.
He holds a postgraduate degree of HEC (1997) and University of Paris XI (1997) in corporate law.
He regularly publishes articles on international tax matters in French and international publications.
Xavier is a French native speaker. He is fluent in English and German.