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Saane Legal is managed by Hugues Letellier.

After attending school at Passy Buzenval (Hauts-de-Seine), Hugues obtained a Master's degree in law (Munich and Panthéon Assas-Paris II Universities), followed by a DEA (post-graduate diploma) in general private law and a DESS (post-graduate diploma) in notarial law (Paris II).

He joined the firm in 1997, becoming a partner in 2001 and managing partner in 2007.

Hugues is a certified specialist in wealth law, wealth taxation and international taxation. He is a regular speaker at symposia and conferences and created the "private wealth law" supplements to the Gazette du Palais, the leading legal review established in 1886.

Hugues has also been:

  • Member of the Paris Bar Council, where he was specifically responsible for issues relating to professional practice structures and the status of fiduciary lawyers (fiducie is a French trust),
  • Chairman of the Family and Succession Committee of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE); the CCBE is the organization that represents the one million lawyers regitered in the 28 member countries of the European Union,
  • Chairman of the Franco-German Tax Commission within CFACI,
  • Chairman of the Estate Planning Committee of the Union Internationale des Avocats.

Hugues is currently Chairman of the Open Assets and Trusts Commission of the Paris Bar.

He loves... cycling (among other things)!