Custax & Legal

Lawyers specialized in customs, export control laws and any legal issues related to international trade.


& Adaptability


Synergy & Trust


Competence &
Technical Expertise


& Integrity


A specialized law firm

Created in 1990, the firm is dedicated to the regulations applicable to international goods movements, and works in synergy with its clients. Its skills extend to international supply chain activities offering innovative, efficient and compliant solutions.

Our THINK & DO approach

We combine analysis of legally possible options & their implementation for optimal supply chain agility.

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Practice areas

Indirect taxation

  • VAT on intra-community flows
  • VAT on international flows
  • All VAT tax representations
  • Energy taxation
  • Excise tax
  • Environmental taxation

Customs Engineering & Law

  • Organizational compliance
  • Process flow management
  • Consulting, audit and training
  • Customs litigation

Export Control

  • Compliance by design
  • Asset management
  • Consulting, audit and training
  • Assistance and advice in the context of checks carried out by the authorities

Environmental law

  • Industrial environment
  • Waste management
  • Environmental taxation

Safety & security

  • Safe diagnosis
  • Security by design
  • Crisis Management
  • Advice
  • Economic protection
  • Data protection

Our main sectors of activity


Aeronautics & Space

Aeronautics & Space

  • Engine manufacturers,
  • Aircraft manufacturers,
  • Subcontractors,
  • MRO,
  • Equipment manufacturers…

Business aviation & pleasure boating

Business aviation & pleasure boating

  • Financing & leasing –
  • Import & export
  • Certification, registration and attestation

Strategic & sensitive goods

Strategic & sensitive goods

  • Dual-use goods and military equipment
  • Foundry and rare metals
  • Cybertechnologies
  • Biotechnologies
  • Intangibles (information, technical assistance, training, etc.)

Luxury & precious goods

Luxury & precious goods

  • Jewelry
  • Watchmaking
  • Works of art
  • Perfumery
  • Wines & alcohols

Electronic and electrical products

Electronic and electrical products

  • Nanotechnologies
  • Automotive suppliers
  • On-board electronics
  • Household appliances

Food & agri-food

Food & agri-food

  • Sugar industry
  • Pasta & cereals industry

Medical & paramedical

Medical & paramedical

  • Biopharmacy
  • Prosthesis Prosthesis

Energy and waste management

Energy and waste management

  • Wind turbine
  • Solar
  • Nuclear
  • Electrical
  • Oil & Gas

Recent Articles

The European Union’s blocking statute against extraterritorial legislation: an effective instrument for protecting the EU’s economic interests?

Jul 2023

The Council Regulation (EC) No 2271/96 of 22 November 1996 protecting against the effects of the extra-territorial application of legislation…

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The French 1968 Blocking Act: a shield against foreign interference and extraterritorial legislation

Jun 2023

The so-called "Blocking Act" of 1968, modernised in 1980 and implemented in 2022, enables French companies to counter the interference…

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Sanctions against Russia – Circumventing the sanctions

May 2023

G7 leaders met in Hiroshima last Friday 19 May to coordinate on new sanctions against Russia[1]. The heads of state…

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