Mrs Lucie Giret > ADVANT Altana > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

ADVANT Altana
45 RUE DE TOCQUEVILLE
75 017 PARIS
France

Work Department

EU, Competition and Distribution

Position

Counsel

Career

Lucie Giret holds a Master’s II in Business Law, with a specialization in European Business Law (University of Paris V), a double Master’s degree in Business Law and Economics (University of Paris I) and a Master’s degree in Business Law (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid). She joined ADVANT Altana in 2017 after having been a senior counsel at De Gaulle Fleurance et Associés.

Lucie specializes in competition, distribution and contract law, in both litigation and advice. She is particularly active in the insurance, consumer goods, new technology and service sectors.

Her main focus of activity remains merger control. Lucie has participated in a very significant number of filings, including Phase-II proceedings, elaboration of undertakings, multijurisdictional proceedings. She has been very active in the past 3 years on all issues related to gun-jumping, conception of clean-teams and reinforced NDAs and information exchange.

Languages

French, English

Education

  • Master’s II in European Business Law (Paris V University).
  • Double Master’s degree in Business and Economic Law (Paris I University).
  • Master’s degree in Business Law (Universiad Autonoma de Madrid).

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Droit européen, concurrence et distribution

L’équipe d’  ADVANT Altana assiste de grandes multinationales et leurs filiales dans la gestion d’un large éventail de problématiques de droit de la concurrence, de droit européen et de droit de la distribution, en conseil et en contentieux. Le champ d’expertises couvre les opérations de concentration, la négociation d’accords de coopération et de réseaux de distribution, ainsi que la gestion de dossiers de cartels verticaux et horizontaux, d’aides d’état et d’abus de position dominante. L’équipe traite aussi des recours indemnitaires et intervient dans des procédures menées par la Commission Européenne et l’Autorité de la Concurrence. L’expertise sectorielle couvre les domaines de la distribution, de l’énergie, de la pharmacie, de l’informatique, des assurances et des biens de grande consommation. La pratique est codirigée par  Jean Philippe Thibault (à l’origine du desk Japon du cabinet), Frédéric Manin qui a représenté Air France dans une importante affaire de cartel mené contre des compagnies pétrolières, et  Marie Hindré. Spécialiste du contrôle des concentrations, la counsel Lucie Giret mérite également une mention.

France > EU, competition and distribution

The team at independent Paris firm ADVANT Altana advises major multinational groups and their subsidiaries on a broad spectrum of competition, EU law, distribution and litigation matters. The caseload features merger controls, cooperative agreements, vertical and horizontal cartels, state aid matters, matters regarding abuse of dominant position, distribution channels, private enforcement and proceedings before the EC and the FCA. The team’s sector expertise includes the retail, energy, pharmaceuticals, IT, insurance and consumer goods sectors. The group is led by Frédéric Manin, who represented Air France in extensive cartel proceedings against oil companies, and energy and IT expert Marie Hindré. Counsel and merger control specialist Lucie Giret is also noted.