Mrs Julie Catala Marty > Franklin > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

75116 PARIS
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Work Department

Competition - Distribution




With over 15 years of experience in the field, Julie Catala Marty represents clients before French and EU courts and competition authorities. Her practice spans a variety of industries and she has recognized expertise in the fields of network industries (telecommunications, transport, energy), media (the television sector in particular), luxury goods, building materials and heavy industries.


French, English.


Member of several associations such as the French Competition Lawyers’ Association (Association des Avocats Pratiquant le Droit de la Concurrence)


University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne: Postgraduate degree (DEA) European law, 1999 University of Toulouse I: B.A. (Maîtrise) in International and European law, 1998 Toulouse Institute of Political Studies, 1997 Paris Bar, 2003

Lawyer Rankings

France > Industry focus > Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet

The IT team at Franklin recently acted for major corporates on the negotiation of IT procurement contracts with leading technology companies and service providers, while maintaining its strong presence in the telecoms space. A cross-disciplinary team including Jérôme MichelJulie Catala MartyChristian SauerKai Völpel  and Magali Masson advised a longstanding client in the telecoms space on a number of matters, including a major restructuring of its media content division, merger filings and a number of asset disposals. On the contentious side, Yann Colin is currently representing one of the main French telecoms players in a range of commercial litigation proceedings, including a high-profile contractual dispute with a well-known competitor. In other highlights, the firm’s enviable client base appointed the team to advise on licensing deals, corporate transactions, antitrust compliance and data privacy issues.

France > EU, competition and distribution

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Julie Catala Marty


The antitrust and competition team at Franklin is headed by Julie Catala Marty, who has been representing a leading food company in an audit of its commercial and distribution arrangements with regard to current regulations. In further highlights, the team is acting for a major international cosmetics company in its appeal against a fine imposed by the regulator on the grounds of cartel behaviour, and continues to provide strategic advice to a heavyweight telecoms actor following a landmark gun-jumping case.

Paris > Secteurs et industries > Technologies de l’information, informatique, internet et télécoms

Franklin conseille de grandes entreprises dans la négociation de contrats avec leurs prestataires informatiques et technologiques. L’expertise du cabinet reste également une référence dans le secteur des télécoms. Ainsi, l’avocat-publiciste Jérôme Michel, l’experte en droit de la concurrence Julie Catala Marty, ainsi que Christian Sauer, Kai Völpel et Magali Masson ont ensemble conseillé un grand opérateur de téléphonie dans la gestion de multiples dossiers, dont la restructuration de sa division média, la notification d’opérations de concentration ainsi que plusieurs cessions d’actifs. Yann Colin représente un opérateur télécoms français de premier plan dans la gestion de ses litiges commerciaux, et notamment d’un contentieux à forts enjeux face à un concurrent. Le cabinet a enfin aidé ses clients dans la négociation de licences d’utilisation, dans le traitement d’opérations en droit des sociétés et dans la gestion de leurs problématiques de conformité en matière de droit de la concurrence et des données personnelles.