Arnaud Tailfer


Arnaud Tailfer



Phone : + 33 (0) 1 85 09 91 37
Cell : + 33 (0) 6 45 52 11 30


Arkwood SCP
40 rue François 1er
75008 Paris FRANCE

Arnaud is specialized in assisting taxpayers in all steps of their relation with tax authorities, from the potential risk identification to the very end of the tax litigation procedure. He advises and assists French and foreign clients, whether families or entrepreneurs, but also companies (VSE, SME, multinationals).

His practice notably covers the following areas:

  • Tax audit and litigation – Representation during the tax audit, development of a strategy to enforce taxpayers’ rights and negotiation with the tax authorities. If necessary, implementation of litigation procedures (proceedings on the calculation, tax collection, interlocutory proceedings, etc…).
  • Assistance with tax raids: assistance during the conduct of operations and subsequent disputes.
  • Recovery of undue taxes, in particular by proposing to taxpayers the management of the entire restitution procedure for a fee proportionate with the results obtained.

Due to his litigation practice, Arnaud has also developed a particular expertise in criminal proceedings for breaches of tax legislation (tax fraud, tax swindling, etc…).

Arnaud is a Counsel at ARKWOOD SCP and practice since 2011. He worked previously within the Tax Litigation team of Baker & McKenzie Paris office.

Arnaud is recognized with the specialization certificate in tax law accorded by the National bars council, with the qualification “tax audit and tax litigation”. He intervenes regularly with the Paris bar school, EFE (a training professional establishment), ESTP (an international university for construction) as well as in various seminars or tax conferences. He also publishes frequently papers in specialized press.

He is graduated from a Magistère degree in business and tax law (Aix en Provence university), from a Master degree in tax law (Aix en Provence university) as well as from an LL.M. in International Economic Law (City University of Hong Kong).

Finally, he is member of the French Institut des Avocats Conseil Fiscaux (IACF), the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the French Institut of Criminal law related to tax and finance (IDPF²).

The litigation and pre-litigation practice of the law firm is recognized.

Arkwood is ranked Band 1 in the Chambers & Partners HNW Guide and Key player in the Wealth Management industry by Décideurs magazine