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Hogan Lovells International LLP

Work Department

International Trade and Investment




Aline Doussin heads the International Trade team in London. As a dual-qualified lawyer (Avocat au Barreau de Paris and Solicitor in England and Wales), she divides her time between Paris and London and assists companies on the full range of international trade law and policy issues, including export control, sanctions, anti-money laundering, customs, trade compliance, trade remedies, and anti-corruption.

Aline routinely assists sovereign and private companies on trade negotiations with the United Kingdom, and European Union with a particular expertise on cross-border trade in services. She advises companies and sovereign clients on trade policy issues in Europe, infringement proceedings and formulating and articulating their policy positions before the EU institutions. Aline has experience in training foreign diplomats and parliamentarians on WTO law, EU trade laws and EU internal market laws.

She helps clients on compliance with EU and UK trade laws, export controls, sanctions, and embargoes laws, but also extra-territorial application of foreign laws, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and Export Administration Regulations compliance. She advises, with our U.S. partners, on the application of U.S. sanctions to European clients’ operations, and assists with investigations and disclosure to competent regulators for breaches of sanctions and export control laws. Aline regularly advises companies and trade associations on all customs-related issues, and Brexit contingency planning.

Aline also focuses on the EU legal framework for free movement of goods and services, and regularly advises on EU internal market laws, including CE marking obligations and the rules that apply to the placement of products on the EU market.

Aline is a member of Hogan Lovells’ Brexit Committee, and a representative of France to the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE). She is also a member of the BritishAmerican Business Policy Committee, and the International Trade Committee of the CBI.


French, English, Italian, German


ADS: Premier trade organisation for companies in the UK aerospace, defence, security, and space sectors; The UK Export Group for the Aerospace, Defense & Dual-use

BAB: BritishAmerican Business


Master of Laws, intellectual property law, Panthéon-Assas University; Master of Laws, European law, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne; Master’s degree in international law, Paris XI-Sceaux University; Institut Supérieur d’Interprétariat et de Traduction; Law degree, University of Leicester; Qualified Lawyer Transfer Scheme, BPP Law School

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > EU and competition: trade, WTO anti-dumping and customs

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Aline DoussinHogan Lovells International LLP

Benefitting from its significant transatlantic capabilities, as well as its resources in Brussels, Hogan Lovells International LLP is well placed to advise a litany of renowned corporates and public sector bodies on high-level regulatory and investigative matters. Practice head Aline Doussin is an ‘invaluable’ resource for multinational companies and sovereign governments alike, particularly in relation to post-Brexit legislative frameworks, sanctions compliance programs, and export control matters. Imogen Brooks is a highly experienced associate who has most recently been engaged by various global companies for assistance with the ongoing Russian sanctions measures.