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 Conseil de la Concurrence, 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 Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole 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.
Freshfields' antitrust competition and trade practice comprises more than 50 partners and 260 specialists based in Austria, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain, the UK and the US. Our coverage of Asia, Europe and the US enables us to advise our clients in competition cases involving many jurisdictions around the world.
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