Emmanuelle van den Broucke > Dentons > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

75008 PARIS

Work Department

Competition and Distribution


Emmanuelle van den Broucke is a Partner in Competition Law and Distribution Law.

In Competition Law, Emmanuelle van den Broucke assists and advises clients on merger controls (France, the European Commission, Morocco and the coordination of multi-jurisdictional notifications), anti-competitive practices (both in counseling and in defending clients in proceedings before the French Competition Authority, the European Commission and the French and European Courts) or for State aid.

She also conducts competition audits, implements compliance programs at her clients’ premises and works closely with other Dentons lawyers on compliance or risk issues. She has an excellent knowledge of the life sciences and pharmaceutical sector, as well as the luxury and food sectors.

Emmanuelle has thorough expertise in the French regulation of restrictive practices, advising clients on the negotiation and implementation of annual framework agreements and conditions of sale as well as compliance of their business practices in accordance with their commercial practices with regard to the provisions of the French Commercial Code or specific regulations to certain products.

She is also regularly consulted for the establishment of distribution networks (exclusive/selective/franchise/sales agents/other), including the drafting and negotiation of distribution agreements of all types as well as assisting clients in the event of their violation.


Joined Salans (now Dentons) in 2004, Partner since 2008
Associate at Shearman & Sterling (1999 – 2004)


English, French


Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1999
Member of the French Association of Lawyers in Competition Practice (APDC) and Member of the AFEC (Association Française d’Etude de la Concurrence)


University of Paris I – Pantheon Sorbonne, D.E.S.S. in Internal Market Law (1997)
University of Nantes, Maîtrise in Community Law (1995)

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Droit européen, concurrence et distribution

Dentons est pourvu d’une expertise en droit de la concurrence et en droit européen. Le cabinet gère notamment des procédures devant l’Autorité de la Concurrence, ainsi que des dossiers en droit de la distribution. Il est récemment intervenu dans une procédure de concentration concernant le secteur de la santé. Plusieurs grandes chaînes commerciales et une grande marque de luxe sont clientes.  La pratique est dirigée par Emmanuelle van den Broucke .