Agnès joined the tax department of CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 1995 after five years at Ernst & Young. Specialising in international taxation, she handles cases in corporate taxation focused on international tax planning (intra-group flows, tax treaty optimisation, transfer pricing), M&A and reorganisations, tax structuring of complex international contracts, and international compensation of executives.
She works primarily for French companies, advising them in their international expansion. For four years she was based in São Paulo where she gained strong experience in dealing with Franco Brazilian and Latin America matters. Since then, she regularly advises French groups regarding their projects in emerging countries including India and China.
She is a member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the International Bar Association (IBA). She is also a French foreign trade adviser (CCE), is the co-head of the international tax committee of the CCE and heads the CCE working group on Brazil taxation. She is a speaker at many international tax conferences and regularly publishes in French tax reviews.
She holds a master's degree in business law and taxation from the University of Paris II – Assas (1990) and graduated from the Paris Institute for Political Sciences (1988). A French native speaker, Agnès speaks Portuguese and Spanish in addition to English.