Michel Guichard

Michel Guichard, Counsel, brings 35 years of experience in Indirect Taxation and Tax Litigation. Through his contacts and his experience as former President of the Hauts de Seine Bar Association, he can help you, together with the lawyers of his firm, to build a strategy of advice and defence.

Expertise

  • VAT
  • Tax Audits & Litigations

Michel Guichard, as a Partner, was responsible for the Indirect Tax (VAT Customs) practice and then for the Tax Litigation practice dedicated to assisting clients in national and EU litigation.

Michel is in close contact with the Deloitte network around the world which supports him for his own clients or which he helps with tax issues in France.
He has been elected, for 2021 and 2022, President of the Hauts de Seine Bar Association which is the 3rd largest Bar Association in France and the largest business Bar Association. During his term of office, he was in permanent contact with the Nanterre Court of Justice and the Versailles Court of Appeal, including the Commercial Court and the Labour Court, as well as with the administrative courts (Cergy Administrative Court, Versailles Administrative Court of Appeal, National Court of Asylum).
He has represented his bar before national and professional bodies.

Before joining Taj (formerly Deloitte Société d'Avocats) in 2002, he worked for 17 years in the Tax Legislation Department (VAT and International Relations sub-departments) of the French Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Budget, before turning his professional practice towards business consulting, in particular with the firm Archibald Andersen.


Avant de rejoindre Deloitte Société d’Avocats (anciennement Taj, société d’avocats) en 2002, Il a travaillé 17 ans au service de la Législation fiscale (sous-Directions TVA et relations Internationales) du Ministère de l’Economie, des Finances et du Budget, avant d’orienter sa pratique professionnelle vers le conseil aux entreprises, et notamment au sein du cabinet Archibald Andersen.

Education

  • Lawyer at the Hauts-de-Seine Bar - 2000
  • Diploma from the National Tax School - 1983
  • Master's degree in private law with a major in commercial law - University of Bordeaux - 1982
  • Probatory accounting - 1981
  • Diploma from the Ecole de Notariat de Bordeaux – 1979

Languages

  • French
  • English

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