Jérôme Philippe leads Freshfields’ antitrust, competition and trade group in Paris. Before joining the firm in 2002, Jérôme was head of the Office of Mergers and State Aid at the French competition authority (DGCCRF).
He advises primarily on French and EU merger control, cartel law, dominance cases, state aid and regulatory matters. He represents clients before the Competition Authority, the DGCCRF, the European Commission, the European Court of Justice and the French courts.
In addition to being a lawyer, Jérôme received a PhD in economics from the University of Toulouse and also graduated as an engineer from the École Polytechnique and the École Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Economique. He therefore has particular expertise in cases involving both legal and economic analyses. He acts for a wide range of corporate clients and speaks French, English and Spanish.
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WWL says: Jérôme Philippe is one of France's leading experts, he impresses clients with his dual qualification as both lawyer and economist
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