Maitre Laurence Borrel-Prat > Borrel d’Arche > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Borrel d’Arche
70 BIS RUE DE L'UNIVERSITE
75007 PARIS
France
Laurence Borrel-Prat photo

Work Department

Competition - Distribution -Litigation

Position

  • Partner Lawyer
  • Founder of the law firm BORREL d’ARCHE
  • Non-permanent member of the College of the French Competition Authority
  •  Lecturer at the University of Paris II Panthéon Assas, at the University of Paris 1- Panthéon Sorbonne and at the University of Versailles

Career

  • Laurence Borrel-Prat began her career at Gide Loyrette Nouel in the economic law department where she acquired expertise in national and European competition law during ten years.
  • She became the legal director in France of the Spanish luxury group PUIG (Nina Ricci; Paco Rabanne; Carolina Herrera).
  •  In 2008, Laurence founded her own firm dedicated to competition and distribution issues.
  • In March 2019, she was appointed as a non-permanent member of the College of the French Competition Authority.

Languages

French -English

Memberships

  • Laurence is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association des Avocats Pratiquant le Droit de la Concurrence (APDC) and of the Association Française d’Etude de la Concurrence (AFEC). Laurence regularly participates in legislative work relating to the regulation of competition.

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Droit européen, concurrence et distribution

Borrel Avocats est une boutique spécialisée en droit de la concurrence, droit de la distribution et droit commercial. Le cabinet assiste des entreprises françaises et internationales, opérant notamment dans les secteurs de l’automobile, des assurances, de l’aéronautique et de l’agroalimentaire. Le champ d’intervention couvre les pratiques commerciales restrictives et anticoncurrentielles, les dossiers d’abus de position dominante, ainsi que la mise en place de réseaux de franchise, la négociation de contrats de distribution, et la gestion d’enquêtes diligentées par l’Autorité de la Concurrence ou la Commission Européenne. La pratique est codirigée par l’associée fondatrice  Laurence Borrel-Prat , et Quitterie d’Arche, qui a été nommée associée gérante du cabinet en 2021.

France > EU, competition and distribution

The team at competition, distribution and commercial boutique Borrel d’Arche specialises in advising local and international corporates across the automotive, insurance, aerospace and food sectors, on a diverse range of issues. Matters include restrictive trade practices and investigations by the French Competition Authority and European Commission involving abuses of dominance, anticompetitive agreement, franchise networks, distribution and contract negotiations and arbitration. The group is headed by founder Laurence Borrel-Prat and Quitterie d’Arche, who was promoted to managing partner in 2021.