Sophie de Carné-Carnavalet


Sophie de Carné-Carnavalet is a senior associate in our tax department. She joined the firm in 2016 after several experiences in business law firms.

Sophie is a specialized in private wealth matters. She has developed a strong expertise in the following areas:

– Reorganization of the professional assets of entrepreneurs and optimization of the transmission of their business;
– Family transfers (gifts, estates, dutreil agreements);
– International wealth planning (relocation, expatriation, exit tax, tax return obligations);
– Estate planning (wills, trusts);
– Tax litigation (assistance with tax audits to challenges before the relevant courts).

Sophie has thorough knowledge in Franco-American taxation and has extensive knowledge in the area of trust taxation. He represents many American families who own property or reside in France.


Legal 500

Ranking of law firms that specialize in tax law: Since 2008, Sekri Valentin Zerrouk has been ranked as a leading firm.
In the 2020 ranking, Sekri Valentin Zerrouk is recognized as having a “great ability to advise on technical details and deal with complex situations. It is very pleasant to work with this team, they are very accessible“, the team is also recognized as being “pragmatic and reliable“.

Ranking of law firms specialized in Tax Law: Sekri Valentin Zerrouk is among the recommended firms since 2008.


Sophie has a degree (Master 1) in Economics from Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne, a degree (Master 1) in Business law from Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne, a MBA in Business law and Finance & Loan Management from Paris II Pantheon-Sorbonne, and a degree (Master 2) in International Corporate Transactions and Taxation from Paris I Pantheon- Sorbonne.


Sophie is a member of the Institut des Avocats Conseils Fiscaux (IACF).

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