Sandra Hazan > Dentons > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

75008 PARIS

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Sandra is Co-Head of Dentons’ Global and Europe Tax Group.

Sandra is involved in restructuring and tax planning issues. She has extensive experience in assisting clients on tax audits and litigation, particularly in the area of transfer pricing and international structuring. She advises clients in many sectors of activity, such as food and hotels, and has particular expertise in the luxury, fashion and cosmetics industry.

Sandra is the founder of the “Cercle du Luxe”, a think tank dedicated to tax-related issues applying to the luxury sector.

Additionally, she has extensive experience in dealing with complex tax issues related to the digital economy. She is solicited by the OECD in particular for her expertise on taxation of intangibles.


Joined Salans (now Dentons) in 1999
Started practicing as a tax lawyer in 1993


English, French


Admitted to the Paris Bar, 1995

Founder of Cercle du Luxe
Member of the Teaching Committee of the Master 221, University Paris Dauphine
Member of Institut des Avocats Conseils Fiscaux (IACF)
Member of France Invest
Member of European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (EVCA)
Member of French Women Tax Experts Association (A3F)
Member of Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW)
Speaker at HEC
Speaker at IESEG
Speaker at Initiadroit (volunteering)


Queen Mary & Westfield College, London, LL.M. (1993)
University of Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne, D.E.A. English and North-American Business Law (1991)
University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas, Maîtrise in Business and Tax Law (1990)

Lawyer Rankings

France > Industry focus: Luxury goods

Dentons prides itself on its multi-disciplinarity and its high level of integration between practice areas, providing luxury goods clients with well-rounded expertise. Consolidating its expertise in fashion, fragrances and cosmetics, the firm also represents leading talent in the luxury world, for example designers and stylists. A tax lawyer by specialism, Sandra Hazan has a strong reputation in the field of transfer pricing and international taxation. Loïc Lemercier joined the IP team from Clifford Chance in 2021 and is now leading the department.

France > Tax

Dentons provides a broad range of expertise, covering transactional M&A and real estate tax, as well as handling litigation and transfer pricing issues. The team runs a strong stand-alone practice for companies and investment funds, with a good presence in the biomedical industry.Recent work includes advising a French laboratory on the signing up of a licensing deal with a US laboratory. The practice was also retained to handle some aspects of the landmark Veolia-Suez transaction.  Key members of the team include practice head Gianluca Calisti, Sandra Hazan, of counsel Jérôme Le Berre and Julien Le Guyader. Jessie Gaston left the firm in July 2021.

Paris > Secteurs et industries > Luxe

Dentons offre à ses clients spécialistes du luxe un champ d’expertises complet. Le cabinet intervient notamment dans les secteurs de la mode, des parfums et des cosmétiques. Il représente aussi de grands talents dans le monde du luxe ; designers et stylistes. L’associée fiscaliste Sandra Hazan dispose d’une forte pratique dans le domaine des prix de transfert et de la fiscalité internationale. La pratique de luxe du cabinet est dirigée par le spécialiste de la propriété intellectuelle Loïc Lemercier qui a rejoint le cabinet en 2021 en provenance de Clifford Chance .

Paris > Droit fiscal

Dentons offre un large éventail d’expertises fiscales, couvrant les opérations de fusions-acquisitions, la fiscalité immobilière, ainsi que la gestion du contentieux fiscal et des problématiques de prix de transfert. L’équipe fiscale développe aussi une activité autonome auprès des entreprises et des fonds d’investissement, notamment dans le domaine de la biomédecine. Elle a récemment traité certains aspects fiscaux liés à l’opération emblématique Veolia-Suez. L’équipe compte pour principaux intervenants : le responsable de la pratique  Gianluca Calisti, Sandra Hazan, l’avocat of counsel Jérôme Le Berre et Julien Le Guyader. Jessie Gaston a quitté le cabinet en juillet 2021.