Mr Thierry Titone > De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés
75008 PARIS
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Work Department

Operations Division: The transactional and litigation activities of the Operations Division cover industrial and commercial activities and more generally clients’ operations (sourcing, sales, promotions, concessions and public procurement contracts) and the defence and optimisation of their immaterial assets.


Thierry Titone advises corporate clients on the organization of their activities, from procurement to the release for consumption of products and services.
He specializes in relations between the industrial and distribution sectors and in the development of networks in France and abroad (e-commerce, franchise, selective network, etc.). He handles as well anticompetitive cases (advice, compliance and litigation), restrictive competition practices, and merger control in support of M&A teams.
He has written numerous articles and recently co-authored a book on risk management, standards and product compliance. He is also a lecturer, notably for the DJCE – Diplôme de Juriste Conseil d’Entreprise, Certificate of Specialization in Distribution Law at the Centre du Droit de l’Entreprise in Montpellier.


Before becoming an attorney, he was a legal expert for the Elf (Total) Group for 9 years.


French, English.


Attorney registered with the Paris bar since 2000


He holds a Master’s Degree in Management, ESSEC Business School, 2001 and a DEA – Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies in Economic Law, University of Orléans, 1991.

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Droit européen, concurrence et distribution

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés assiste de grands groupes et des PMEs, ainsi que des organismes publics. Le champ d’expertises couvre le droit européen, le droit de la concurrence et le droit de la distribution. L’équipe est impliquée dans plusieurs procédures devant l’Autorité de la Concurrence et conseille plusieurs clients en matière d’aides d’état dans le cadre de la conduite de grands projets publics. La pratique est codirigée par Thierry Titone  et  Matthieu Dary.

Paris > Compliance: enquêtes et conformité

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés conseille des entreprises, dont plusieurs grands noms dans le secteur aérien, sur la mise en place de programmes d’éthique et d’anticorruption. L’équipe assiste également ses clients dans la conduite de projets à l’étranger sur la gestion des problématiques de conformité. Elle est également compétente pour intervenir en qualité de monitor consécutivement à des condamnations pour violation de sanctions internationales. Le champ d’expertises en matière de conformité couvre également les données personnelles et les services de paiement. La pratique est codirigée par Matthieu Dary, Pierrick Le Goff , Thierry Titone et François Zochetto .

France > EU, competition and distribution

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés takes a cross-practice approach to competition work; matters are handled by specialists in IP/IT, pharmaceuticals, trademarks and public law, with Thierry Titone and Matthieu Dary overseeing the majority of work. The practice covers investigations by the FCA and other authorities, as well as merger control for transactions, distribution issues, state aid and day-to-day competition advice. Clients come from a range of sectors, including retail, media, health and energy.

France > Compliance

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés has a strong roster of corporate and financial services clients. The firm notably assists with the establishment and review of Sapin II anti-corruption and whistleblowing procedures. The practice has also been in demand recently for advice on EU and US sanctions in relation to Russia, as well as advising several clients on Russian sanctions imposed on EU companies. The practice also assists clients with the conduct of internal investigations and also has strong data privacy compliance expertise. The team recently strengthened its expertise in the financial regulatory and anti-money laundering compliance fields through the partner promotion of Albane Lancrenon and the hirings in 2022 of Anne Maréchal, who joined from the AMF, and banking expert Cyril Tour from Baker McKenzie. Matthieu DaryPierrick Le Goff , Thierry Titone and François Zochetto co-head the compliance practice. Aurélien Chardeau also contributes, notably on the anti-money laundering side.