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Christine Gateau

Tel:
Work +33 1 53 67 47 47
Email:
Web:
www.hoganlovells.com/en/christine-gateau
Hogan Lovells US LLP

Work Department

Litigation / Dispute Resolution

Position

From reviewing general terms and conditions to defending them in Court, from meetings with the French General Directorate of Consumer Affairs to negotiations with consumers associations, Christine Gateau, partner, successfully represents internet companies in their first steps on the French market. Her deep knowledge of the industry and her connections with the relevant stakeholders allows Christine to help our clients navigating the evolving landscape of legislation governing the internet and building successful strategies for their development in France.

Languages

English

Member

DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar (Chair of the International Committee)

Education

Post-graduate Degree in Business Law and Economics, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2003; Masters in Public Law, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2001; Sicences-Po, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, 2001; Masters in Business Law, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, 2000


France: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution: commercial litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: commercial litigation

Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP is renowned for its product liability expertise, particularly in the healthcare sector, where it is handling several of the market's most high-profile cases, with Cécile Deryke representing big names in the industry. Christine Gateau handles commercial litigation and is notably involved in media-related disputes; she also recently obtained a major victory for Jones Lang LaSalle in proceedings arising from the breach of an exclusive mandate for the sale of a €190m hotel in Paris. Finally, Julien Martinet is an expert in banking litigation who represents many leading banks. Newly promoted partner Christelle Coslin is also recommended. Former practice head Thomas Rouhette, who notably managed big aviation cases, left alongside colleague Sylvie Gallage-Alwis to open the Paris office of Signature Litigation AARPI.

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France: Industry focus

Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet

Within: Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet

The multi-disciplinary team at Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP covers the full gamut of corporate, litigation, competition and employment matters in the IT and communications industry. A leading global technology company appointed a team led by corporate expert Winston Maxwell and litigator Christine Gateau to handle high-profile and sensitive data privacy litigation with the support of counsel Patrice Navarro, while Xavier Doumen assisted Korean internet company Naver with its acquisition of the Xerox Research Centre in Grenoble. In other highlights, the team is advising on regulatory questions pertaining to competition law, e-commerce, distribution and data privacy, for example in the context of connected devices. Also notable is David Taylor, who regularly advises clients such as Facebook and eBay on the protection of their brands online through the recuperation of domain names globally.

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