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Flaminia Tacconi

Lawyer/Juriste, European Fisheries, Biodiversity

Flaminia Tacconi joined our Brussels office in autumn 2013 to focus on fisheries.

Flaminia joned us after working for 6 years at the European Commission, in particular in DG MARE, covering the subsidies aspects of the Common Fisheries Policy. In 2003, she obtained an LL.M. in European Law at the College of Europe, Bruges. She graduated in 2002 at the Université de Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Universität zu Köln in French and German Law with a particular focus on European and International Law. Flaminia is passionate about the marine environment and absolutely believes in the importance of protecting oceans through law.

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