Overview

Clotilde du Parc specialises in international trade law, with a particular emphasis on WTO law and EU customs law.

WTO 

Clotilde's practice is primarily focused on WTO dispute settlement proceedings, in which she counsels and assists governments. Her assistance covers all stages of the proceedings from the consultations to the panel and appellate body stages in original and compliance proceedings, as well as retaliation proceedings. She has assisted clients in a large number of WTO disputes involving a broad range of different substantive areas, including trade in goods, anti-dumping, safeguards, technical barriers to trade, agriculture and subsidies.

Clotilde regularly advises clients on the compatibility of WTO Members’ rules and practice under WTO agreements and on issues relating to bilateral and regional trade agreements. Clotilde also closely monitors the negotiations that are taking place in the framework of the Doha round, enabling her to provide tailor-made assistance to clients concerned with these negotiations.

EU customs 

Clotilde advises clients on issues concerning EU customs classification, customs valuation and rules of origin.

Clotilde is based in the Geneva office.

She regularly gives seminars on WTO law and customs law.

Languages

English, French, Spanish

Recommendations

  • Legal 500 – WTO
  • Who’s Who Legal for Trade & Customs
  • Expert Guides: Rising Star (Trade)

Education

  • University of Cambridge, LL.M. in European and International Law, 2001
  • University of Louvain,  Master of Laws, 2000

Publications

Contribution to Van Bael & Bellis, EU Anti-Dumping and Other Trade Defence Instruments (fifth edition, Kluwer, 2011), the standard work of reference in the field of EU trade law.

Co-author of Export Promotion and the WTO: a Brief Guide, ITC, Geneva, 2009.

Bar Admission

Brussels

Notable assignments

  • Assisting the Government of China in its successful challenge of the anti-dumping measures imposed by the European Union on iron or steel fasteners originating in China.

  • Assisting the Argentinean government in its successful challenge of the EU anti-dumping measures on imports of biodiesel from Argentina.

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