Thierry Charon
Member of the Executive Board, Partner - Tax Adviser

Thierry Charon

Thierry Charon, tax adviser and partner, is a member of the Executive Board of Loyens & Loeff N.V. He co-heads Loyens & Loeff’s VAT, Customs & International Trade Practice Group in the Benelux and focuses on VAT, customs, excise duties, international trade matters, real estate and transfer pricing.

About Thierry Charon

As cohead of the Benelux VAT, Customs & International Trade Practice Group, Thierry divides his time between our Belgian and Luxembourg offices. He is a member of the Loyens & Loeff Automotive Team and its China and India Desks.

Thierry has more than 20 years’ experience in VAT, customs, excise duties, international trade matters, real estate and transfer pricing. He advises clients, mainly from the automotive, finance and real estate sectors in Belgium and across Europe, on real estate transactions and counsels international organisations and foundations on indirect tax.

Thierry is mentioned in his field of expertise as a leading expert by ITR World Tax, ITR Tax Controversy Leaders, Legal 500 EMEA and is recognised as an expert in tax law by the Best Lawyers guide (2017). Thierry frequently speaks at seminars on VAT and customs-related matters and is a lecturer in VAT law at the HUB (Hogeschool – Universiteit Brussel).

Memberships

  • Instituut van de Accountants en Belastingconsulenten (IAB), 2001
  • European VAT Club (Chairman)
  • Vat Expert Group of the European Commission
  • Global Legal Customs Association (GLCA)
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA).

Qualifications

  • Degree in Tax Law, École Supérieure des Sciences Fiscales (Brussels, Belgium), 1991
  • Masters in Trade and Finance, Economische Hogeschool Sint-Aloysius (Brussels, Belgium), 1987

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French

T: +31 20 578 52 12
E: thierry.charon@loyensloeff.com