Partner at the bar of : INTERNATIONAL

31000 Toulouse

Areas of intervention

  • Deals & Growth Transactions
  • Dispute Prediction and Resolution
  • International support
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity & Fundraising
  • Reorganizations
  • Tax



(Vaughan Avocats has been included in the Décideurs rankings since 2015)

Year 2021
  • Private Equity - Lower mid & small-cap LBO transactions : Highly recommended
  • Private Equity - Venture Capital : Highly recommended

Year 2020

Year 2019

Year 2018
  • Private Equity  - Capital Innovation : HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
  • Wealth management & Asset management - Wealth taxation : RECOMMENDED

Year 2020
  • The regions : Top Tier
Year 2020
  • The regions : Tier 1
Year 2020
  • The regions : Tier 1
Option Droit Affaires
January 2020 - January 2021
  • Ranking of lawyers in PRIVATE EQUITY - Capital development and LBO
June 2019 - June 2020
  • Ranking of M&A lawyers - M&A ranking

Legal aid

Practice Areas

Strategy & Operational Efficiency
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity & Fundraising
Deals & Growth Transactions
Dispute Prediction and Resolution
International support


  • Lawyer – Partner (Vaughan Avocats, 2013-)
  • Lawyer – Partner (Morvilliers Sentenac, 2011 -2012)
  • Lawyer – Associate Director (Ernst & Young Société d’Avocats, 2005-2011)
  • Lawyer (Fidal, 2003-2005)
  • Lawyer (Arthur Andersen International, 1998-2003)
  • Master’s Degree in Business Law and Heritage Legislation (1996)
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Catholic University of Leuven – Belgium, 1994)
  • Master’s Degree in Management Sciences (1994)





Lionel Agossou regularly supports French and international companies and groups in matters of corporate taxation (company tax, VAT/customs, etc.), transactional taxation (mergers and acquisitions, private equity) and also personal wealth tax, transfers and compensation packages. He also advises clients in establishing branches or subsidiaries in France and internationally, and represents them before the French tax administration and various regulatory authorities.

Lionel Agossou has substantial expertise in a wide range of sectors including aeronautics and aerospace, agribusiness, new technologies, civil engineering, real estate and IT.


Lionel Agossou, a partner in the Tax practice, advises companies and their executive directors on all aspects of taxation.


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