Thaïs Payan

  • Junior Legal Consultant
  • Direct Dial: +32 2 645 5039
  • Fax: +32 (0) 2 645 5050
  • Professional Assistants: Aurélie Van Bever and Elisa Stryjski , Ph: +32 2 645 5043


    Avenue Louise 54,
    1050 Brussels

Thaïs Payan is a junior legal consultant who supports the Food and Drug practice as they advise clients on regulatory compliance matters and litigation cases related to European and French food laws.

Ms. Payan holds a Master’s Degree in European Union Law from the University Panthéon-Assas in Paris and a Master of Laws (LL.M) from the College of Europe where she wrote her master thesis on intellectual property law applied to plan varieties in the EU. Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, she pursued a traineeship with the European Court of Justice and worked in several French public institutions and international law-firms, where she strengthened her knowledge of EU internal market law and litigation.

She is fluent in French and English and has a working knowledge of Spanish.


Practice Areas


  • Aix-Marseille University
    • LLB, 2013
  • Panthéon-Assas University
    • LL, 2014
  • College of Europe
    • LL.M, 2016