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Pierre Zelenko

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Pierre Zelenko has been a partner in Linklaters’ global competition practice since 2008, based in Paris.

He specialises in EU, French and international competition law, with particular expertise in the energy, banking, and food and beverage sectors. Pierre advises on the full range of competition matters including cartels, abuse of dominance, vertical restraints, state aid, and mergers. He represents clients before the European Commission and national competition authorities in Europe, and before national courts.

Pierre was mentioned twice in GCR’s “40 Under 40”, was nominated in 2014 as global lawyer of the year under 40, and is ranked among the eight leading individuals in France by Legal 500.

A former administrative judge, Pierre graduated from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris – Sciences Po and Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris and holds PhDs in philosophy of law from the Sorbonne University and economics from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales.

Pierre is general secretary of the French Association of Competition Law Practitioners and member of the ICC. He was appointed professor of competition law at HEC in 2016, the leading French business school. He has published on several competition law topics and books on the oil sector and the functioning of European and French institutions.

Linklaters is an international law firm with offices throughout the world. Linklaters’ competition practice is made up of over 150 lawyers based across Europe, the USA and Asia. Our competition lawyers provide advice and assistance on all aspects of competition law and have successfully represented clients in their dealings with competition agencies and in antitrust litigation.

WWL says: Pierre Zelenko is "a very solid practitioner" who is "technically excellent, business-oriented and great with clients".

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