Our team

Comprises 29 professionals totally dedicated to international mobility matters.

Karl Waheed

Karl Waheed

Founder

Karl Waheed is a member of both New York (1987) and Paris (1993) Bars and is the founder of Karl WaheedAvocats. He regularly participates in conferences organized by the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the International Bar Association and the Union Internationale des Avocats lecturing about topics of special interest to international mobility experts. He had articles published by the International Bar Association and in the Bulletin de Migration du gouvernement français,La Revue du personnel.

Lionel Petit

Lionel Petit

Practise Manager

Lionel Petit is an expert in the rights of legal aliens and international mobility for professionals. He studied at the Institut d’EtudesPolitiques de Paris and holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Social Administration. Lionel started his career in 1991 as a Consultant in Corporate Communication, working both in an Agency and as a self-employed professional. He joined Karl WaheedAvocats in January 2001 where he now holds the position of Practice Manager.

Camille Merveilleux

Camille Merveilleux

Manager

Camille Merveilleux majored in International Relations in the scope of her Master’s Degree in English Studies and International Relationships at La Sorbonne. After her first work experience in a Franco-Japanese company as Mobility Manager, Camille joined Karl WaheedAvocats in 2005 where she is now a Manager.

Delphine Martin

Delphine Martin

Associate

Lawyer at Paris Bar, Delphine Martin holds a Master’s degree in Private Law with Commercial Law specialization (University of Paris XII- Law School of Créteil) and a Diploma of Legal Studies delivered by the Cardiff Law School-University of Wales. She joined Karl Waheed Avocats in 2005.

Andreea Haulbert

Andreea Haulbert

Associate

Lawyer at Paris Bar, Andreea Haulbert holds a Master’s degree in Private Law (University of Nantes) and in European Intelligence studies (University of Nantes Marne-la-Vallée). She also graduated at the Universitatea Constantin Brâncusi in Romania with a Master’s degree in Law, Judicial and Administrative Sciences. She joined Karl Waheed Avocats in October 2006.

Caterina Rizzo

Caterina Rizzo

Senior Consultant

Caterina Rizzo holds a Master’s degree in Political Sciences, from Pise University in Italy. Her first work experience was abroad, after which she held several positions as a lawyer in various Parisian law firms. She joined Karl WaheedAvocats in October 2003 where she is currently a Senior Consultant.

Jelena Karan

Jelena Karan

Senior Consultant

Jelena Karan holds a Master’s degree in Economics and International Business Management from Vaasa University in Finland, and a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management from the EcoleSupérieure de Management in Marne-la-Vallée. She joined Karl WaheedAvocats in March 2007 where she is currently a Consultant.

Camille Guyonnet

Camille Guyonnet

Senior Consultant

Camille Guyonnet holds a Master’s degree in Law and European Studies, minor in Human Rights (Institut des Hautes Études Européennes (IHEE) in Strasbourg), and a Master 1 degree in Public Law with specialisation in Public Gouvernance (University of Clermont-Ferrand). She started her career with Leigh Day and Co., a law firm in London, as a solicitor. Camille joined our firm in October 2009 as a Senior Consultant.

Violaine Jaussaud

Violaine Jaussaud

Associate

Lawyer at Paris Bar, Violaine Jaussaud holds an Advanced Diploma in European Studies from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Strasbourg, and a Master’s degree in European Union Law from the Université de Strasbourg. She worked in various non-profit organizations in France, Italy and Romania before joining Karl Waheed Avocats early 2011.

Fanny Laredo

Fanny Laredo

Junior Consultant

Fanny Laredo holds a Master’s degree in "Theory and Practice of Human Rights" (University Pierre Mendes-France in Grenoble) and a Master’s degree in Political Science in International Relations (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne). She previously worked as a legal expert in Law firms and NGO’s specialized in Immigration Law. She joined the firm in 2011 and is currently a Junior Consultant.

Floriane Couture

Floriane Couture

Junior Consultant

Floriane Couture holds a Master 1 degree in European Law, a diploma in Foreign Languages applied to Common Law from the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, and a Master 2 degree in Human Ressources Management and Global Mobility from the IAE Gustave Eiffel in Marne-la-Vallée. She joined Karl Waheed Avocats in 2012 and is currently a Junior Consultant.

Grégory Saulmé

Grégory Saulmé

Junior Consultant

Grégory Saulmé holds a Law-Linguist Master‘s Degree (University of Poitiers) as well as a Master’s Degree in International and European Relations (University of Pau & Pays de l’Adour). He also holds a Certification in Law from the University of Cambrige (United Kingdom). Grégory joined Karl Waheed Avocats at the end of 2011 where he currently is a Junior Consultant.

Alban Mermoz

Alban Mermoz

Junior Consultant

Alban Mermoz holds a Master’s degree in Labor Law - international movment of workers from the Work Studies Institute of Lyon (IETL – Université Lumières Lyon 2) ,obtained after a Bachelor degree in Private Law and a year of studies at Newcastle University, United Kingdom. Alban joined the firm in November 2012 and he is now a Junior Consultant.

Anne-Charlotte Sellier

Anne-Charlotte Sellier

Junior Consultant

Anne-Charlotte Sellier holds a Master 1 degree in Private Law from Nanterre Paris X University obtained after a Bachelor degree in Private Law and a semester of studies in Bergen, Norway. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Labor Law -international movement of workers from the Work Studies Institute of Lyon (IETL – Université Lumières Lyon 2). Anne-Charlotte joined Karl Waheed Avocats in February 2011 and is currently a Junior Consultant.

Nicolas Jade Bitar

Nicolas Jade Bitar

Junior Consultant

Holding a Master’s degree in European Union Law from University Paris II and a Master’s degree in Labor Law -international movement of workers from the Work Studies Institute of Lyon (IETL) in University Lyon 2, Jade has also studied one semester at the Law Faculty of Can Tho University in Vietnam. He has worked in professional immigration in Singapore before joining Karl Waheed Avocats in December 2015. He is currently a Junior Consultant.

Our legal assistants in international mobility:

Aurore Dioré, Irina Jean, Aleksandra Ptaszynska, Coraline Prunier, Camille Larbanet, Marine Glaise, Karolina Zawiasa and Wafa Kernou.

Our financial & administrative staff:

Btissam Bougrine – Office Manager, Maria Cutus – Administrative & Accountant Assistant and Mohamed Tamessaoudt- Administrative Assistant

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