Ms Mathilde Damon > BDGS Associés > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

BDGS Associés
75008 PARIS

Work Department

Competition & Regulatory


Partner specialising in all aspects of French and EU competition law with extensive experience of complex merger control and state aid issues, as well as a deep knowledge of public procurement and corporate law matters in the public sector.

Recent work includes advising: the French government regarding aid measures granted to Air France-KLM; EDF regarding envisaged new regulation of its nuclear power generation assets; SNCF and La Poste on state aid issues in the context of the Covid-19 crisis; an interested third party in the context of the abandoned Fincantieri/Chantiers de l’Atlantique Phase 2 merger review before the European Commission; CMA CGM on various antitrust and regulatory aspects of its business and strategic development; and Musée Rodin on potential legal structures for the evolution of its business model.


Prior to joining BDGS Associés as partner in 2013, Mathilde Damon spent 6 years as a lawyer at Bredin Prat within the Competition Law department in Brussels and in Paris, where she worked on many high-profile merger control and antitrust cases. From 2009 to 2013, she was Head of Legal of the French State’s Shareholding Agency where she gained significative experience in state aid issues and a practical understanding of business issues, as Director representing the French State on a number of boards.


French and English


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Paris Bar (2004)
Master’s degree in European Business Law from Paris II-Panthéon Assas University (2000)
LLM in International Business Law from King’s College London (1999)
Diploma in Legal Studies from Oxford University (1998)