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Vogel & Vogel
75116 PARIS
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Work Department

EU, Competition & Distribution


Founding Partner specialized in Economic Law (French and European Competition, Distribution and Consumer Law). Joseph Vogel advises undertakings in the field of Economic law at both the European and French levels. Joseph Vogel handles actions based on article 101 or 102 of the Treaty, merger notifications to the Merger Task Force, competition cases before the Commission, the General Court of the European Union and the Court of Justice of the European Union and advises on all issues linked to the validity and performance of exclusive distribution agreements, franchise or agency contracts including where necessary subsequent litigation.


Valedictorian of the Ecole de Formation des Avocats in 1985 (Professional Legal Training College); Admitted to the Paris bar in 1985, and to the New York bar in 1990; Banque Paribas (1984-85) and Tomasi & Partners (1985). Creation of the firm Vogel & Vogel with his brother, Louis Vogel (1990).


French – English – German.


Member of the American Bar Association; Member of the Franco-German Lawyers Association; Member of the Franco-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Member of Deutscher Anwaltverein; Member of the Union of European Lawyers (UEL); Member of the Collège de droit économique (College of Economic Law); Member of the Association française d’étude de la concurrence (AFEC) (French Association for Competition Studies); Member of the board of directors of the Association des avocats pratiquant le droit de la concurrence (Association of Lawyers Practicing Competition Law).


Masters (D.E.A) in business law (1983); Masters-level diploma in accounting (1983); Graduate of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) (1982); Graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris (1980).


Joseph Vogel enjoys running, reading geopolitical strategy and comic books and detective novels, and watching American western films in his spare time.

Lawyer Rankings

France > EU, competition and distribution

(Leading individuals)

Joseph VogelVogel & Vogel

Competition law boutique Vogel & Vogel offers a team of more than 30 lawyers. The firm handles a high volume of work and has built a high-profile client base that spans a wide range of sectors. It is currently involved in a high number of high-profile matters, especially contentious cases, including landmark cases in the media, telecoms and automotive sectors. Notable cases include several damage claim lawsuits where high financial amounts are at stake. The practice also acts in several antitrust matters in French Polynesia and handles a major selective distribution case in the French automotive sector. Finally, the group also recently advised clients on merger control filings before the EU Commission. Joseph Vogel is the key name in the practice. Also recommended are: Juliette Blouet, Fernanda de Abreu, Laurence Boudailliez, Cécile Assémat and Charles Fahrner.

Paris > Droit européen, concurrence et distribution

(Les grands avocats du marché)

Joseph VogelVogel & Vogel

Vogel & Vogel est l’une des boutiques de droit de la concurrence parmi les plus reconnues du marché. Le cabinet dispose de larges effectifs atteignant une trentaine d’avocats. Il traite un nombre élevé d’affaires pour une base de clientèle importante, spécialisée dans de nombreux secteurs. Le cabinet est en charge de plusieurs dossiers de place, notamment au contentieux et se rapportant aux secteurs des médias, des télécoms et de l’automobile. Il traite plusieurs litiges indemnitaires dont les montants en jeu sont élevés. Il est également impliqué dans plusieurs affaires en Polynésie Française et s’occupe d’un dossier majeur en matière de distribution sélective concernant le secteur automobile. Enfin, le cabinet a procédé récemment à plusieurs notifications d’opérations de concentration devant la  Commission Européenne. Joseph Vogel est la figure de référence de la pratique. Il est notamment entouré de Juliette BlouetFernanda de AbreuLaurence BoudailliezCécile Assémat et Charles Fahrner.