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Damien Fenard

Of Counsel, Tax Department


电话: 33-1-42-99-04-71
传真: 33-1-78-40-59-71


Damien Fenard is Of Counsel in the Tax practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the Paris office.

Mr. Fenard focuses his practice on tax matters, regularly advising French and international clients in contentious and advisory aspects of taxation. He has extensive experience in tax structuring of M&A transactions, both for industrial or private equity funds. Mr. Fenard regularly advises management teams in LBO transactions.

He has also developed a strong experience in taxation of innovation, such as R&D tax credit, patent regime, or pharmaceutical taxes.

Prior joining Paul Hastings, Mr. Fenard was an associate in the tax department of two international law firms. He is fluent in French and in English.


  • University of Auvergne, Law Degree, American Law, 2004
  • University of Auvergne, J.D., 2004
  • University of Auvergne, Master’s Degree, Corporate Law, 2005
  • University of Montpellier 1, Certificate, Specialized studies in Tax Law, 2006
  • University of Poitiers, DESS/DJCE, 2006


  • A2Mac1 on the acquisition of ImproValue.
  • Advising a pharmaceutical company on its transfer pricing tax audit
  • Advising a pharmaceutical company on pharmaceutical taxes litigation
  • Advising a major player of the beverage industry on its tax audit and mutual agreement procedure
  • Advising a heating systems provider on its tax audit regarding the tax deductibility of financial charges
  • Advising a heating systems provider on the mutual agreement procedure regarding the split of expenses between permanent establishments
  • Advising a US based group on French litigation regarding valuation of assets transferred
  • Advising an industrial manufacturer on its R&D tax credit audit and litigation
  • Advising a healthcare service provider on its tax audit and litigation
  • Advising a luxury fashion designer on its transfer pricing litigation
  • Advising various high net worth individuals on tax audits and litigations 


  • Paris Bar member.

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Universite de Poitiers, DESS-DJCE 2006

University of Clermont Auvergne, M.S. 2005

University of Clermont Auvergne, J.D. 2004