David Hirsch

David Hirsch

Attorney at law / PhD - Partner - VAT and Customs Law

Indirect Tax, VAT & customs law services | Tax dispute resolution services

Executive summary

General skills

  • Implementation and parametrization of VAT codes in ERP (e.g. SAP);

  • Solving of VAT and Customs issues related to changes in the supply chain;

  • VAT upon digital services ;

  • Financial (holdings), bank, Asset Management and Real Estate VAT issues;

  • VAT audits and VAT litigation;

  • Customs : assistance related notably to customs value, tariff classification , non-preferential origin (“made in”) or preferential origin, Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) certification;

  • Customs audits and Customs litigation: Assistance for customs audits (Notably interviews), settlements, litigation before the French Courts.


Specific skills

  • Tax Technology : Notably setting up and validation of Reliable Audit Trails, assistance of clients facing a tax audit in the framework of ERPs, e-invoicing;

  • Sectorial skills : Luxury and Selective Retailing, Perfumes & Cosmetics, Watches & Jewelry, Fashion and Leather Goods,  Wines & Spirits, Art Market, Food Industry, Shipping activities,…