Energies renouvelablesEnvironnementFiscalité internationaleSociétés

Academic background

LLM in International Legal Studies – University of Exeter, United Kingdom.
Postgraduate degree (DJCE) in Business and Tax Law – University of Rennes, France.
Law degree – University of Rennes, France.

Professional experience (VdA)

Matthieu joined VdA in 2015. He is partner in the Oil & Gas practice and has an in-depth understanding of the complex legal, regulatory and practical challenges facing international companies investing and carrying out business in Francophone African countries, notably in Cameroon, Chad, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Senegal, the Republic of Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo. For more than 17 years, his practice has been focused on providing tax and legal services to the oil industry in Francophone Africa.

Other professional background

Prior to joining VdA, Matthieu was Of Counsel in the Oil & Gas practice at « Miranda Correia Amendoeira & Associados » where he advised oil & gas companies and service contractors operating in Francophone Africa on tax and legal matters. In the past, he was also Tax and Legal Senior Manager/Director at PwC Gabon (April 2007 – December 2009), Tax and Legal Manager at Deloitte Gabon (July 2005 – March 2007), Tax and Legal Consultant/Manager at PwC Chad (February 2001 – June 2005), Consultant for International Assignment Services at Landwell & Partners (January 2000 – January 2001) and a Trainee at Norton Rose Paris (October 1999 – December 1999).

Member of

Admitted to the French and Portuguese Bar Associations.
Member of the Global Legal Customs Association.
Member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.

Languages: English, French, Portuguese
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