Ranked as a 'Leading Individual' on Trade law by Legal 500 UK, Aline Doussin heads the UK trade team. 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 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.
She helps clients on compliance with EU trade laws, export controls, sanctions and embargoes laws, but also extra-territorial application of foreign laws. She works closely with our U.S. partners on the application of U.S. secondary sanctions to European clients' operations. Aline regularly advises companies and trade associations on all customs-related issues, and Brexit contingency planning.
Aline is a member of Hogan Lovells' Brexit Committee, and sits on the Brexit Committee of the Paris Bar. In 2017, she was appointed by the Bâtonnier du Barreau de Paris as a French representative to the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe ("CCBE"), with a focus on the European legal framework for the free movement of lawyers.