Our team

Comprises 17 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

Practice 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.

Andreea Haulbert

Andreea Haulbert

Associate – Practice Development Manager

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.

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.

Anne-Charlotte Sellier

Anne-Charlotte Sellier

Senior 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 Senior Consultant.

Grégory Saulmé

Grégory Saulmé

Associate

Laywer at Paris Bar, 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 in November 2011.

Fanny Laredo

Fanny Laredo

Associate

Lawyer at Paris Bar, 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 December 2011.

Floriane Couture

Floriane Couture

Senior 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 Consultant.

Nicolas Jade Bitar

Nicolas Jade Bitar

Consultant Senior

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 Senior Consultant.

Sandra Estingoy-Hardy

Sandra Estingoy-Hardy

Consultant

Holding a Master’s degree in Human Rights from Lyon 2 University and a Master’s degree in Labor Law -International Movement of Workers from the Work Studies Institute of Lyon (IETL –Lyon 2), Sandra works in the field of professional immigration since 2010. Jurist within various companies in Ireland and in France, she joined Karl Waheed Avocats in September 2017 where she is working as a Consultant.

Irina Jean

Irina Jean

Junior Consultant

Holding a master’s degree in European an International Law trilingual ICP (Integrated Common Program) mention from the Lille 2 University. Irina also studied at the Universität des Saarlandes in Saarbrucken (Germany) and at the Warwick University (England After a volunteer experience with a Association in immigration law Irina joined Karl Waheed Avocats in November 2015. She currently is a Junior Consultant.

Amandine Zuliani

Amandine Zuliani

Junior Consultant

Amandine holds a Master degree in Labour Law - International movement of workers from the Work Studies Institute of Lyon (IETL – Université Lumières Lyon 2). Amandine joined Karl Waheed Avocats in May 2014 and is currently a Junior Consultant.

Lourdes Silva

Lourdes Silva

Junior Consultant

Lourdes holds a Master 1 in Public International Law from Nanterre Paris X University and a Master 2 Social sciences, cooperation and development in Latin America from the Institute for Advanced Studies of Latin America (IHEAL) at the Sorbonne Nouvelle University. She joined Karl Waheed Avocats in March 2018 and is currently legal advisor.

Our legal assistants in international mobility:

Charleyne Bonouvrier, Pauline Gueziec

Our financial & administrative staff:

Violaine Talon – Office Manager

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