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Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended
WWL Ranking: Recommended

National Leader

France - Competition 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Olivier Fréget is a “standout” name in the market and widely regarded as a “great professional” and a “great competition lawyer”.

Biography

A legal adviser before joining the Paris Bar in 1994, Olivier Fréget supports and represents his clients before French and European courts on all matters related to competition law and regulation.

Renowned for the quality of his expertise and technical knowledge in terms of new technologies (especially IT), there is a particular demand for his services in the telecommunications, energy, media and life sciences sectors.

Before founding Fréget & Associés, Olivier Fréget was a partner at Allen & Overy LLP in Paris, in charge of the competition and European law department in Paris and jointly responsible for the group's global competition law department between 2010 and 2013. In this capacity, he has acquired significant international experience in terms of competition laws and policies in Europe and beyond. He was previously a partner in charge of the competition law and European law department at Bird & Bird in Paris.

Holder of a postgraduate degree in private international law and international commercial law from the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. He has also studied economics and international politics. As a staunch and active European, he is a member of several think-tanks relating to competition policy and the EU.

At present, he teaches competition law at the Institut d'Études Politiques in Paris.
France - Data 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Olivier Fréget is held in high esteem for the first-rate counsel he delivers to clients on competition issues pertaining to the IT sector.

Biography

A legal adviser before joining the Paris Bar in 1994, Olivier Fréget supports and represents his clients before French and European courts on all matters related to competition law and regulation.

Renowned for the quality of his expertise and technical knowledge in terms of new technologies (especially IT), there is a particular demand for his services in the telecommunications, energy, media and life sciences sectors.

Before founding Fréget & Associés, Olivier Fréget was a partner at Allen & Overy LLP in Paris, in charge of the competition and European law department in Paris and jointly responsible for the group's global competition law department between 2010 and 2013. In this capacity, he has acquired significant international experience in terms of competition laws and policies in Europe and beyond. He was previously a partner in charge of the competition law and European law department at Bird & Bird in Paris.

Holder of a postgraduate degree in private international law and international commercial law from the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. He has also studied economics and international politics. As a staunch and active European, he is a member of several think-tanks relating to competition policy and the EU.

At present, he teaches competition law at the Institut d'Études Politiques in Paris.
France - Life Sciences 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Olivier Fréget is “a standout practitioner” who is “vastly knowledgeable on life sciences matters, and a go-to for antitrust issues”.

Biography

A legal adviser before joining the Paris Bar in 1994, Olivier Fréget supports and represents his clients before French and European courts on all matters related to competition law and regulation.

Renowned for the quality of his expertise and technical knowledge in terms of new technologies (especially IT), there is a particular demand for his services in the telecommunications, energy, media and life sciences sectors.

Before founding Fréget & Associés, Olivier Fréget was a partner at Allen & Overy LLP in Paris, in charge of the competition and European law department in Paris and jointly responsible for the group's global competition law department between 2010 and 2013. In this capacity, he has acquired significant international experience in terms of competition laws and policies in Europe and beyond. He was previously a partner in charge of the competition law and European law department at Bird & Bird in Paris.

Holder of a postgraduate degree in private international law and international commercial law from the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. He has also studied economics and international politics. As a staunch and active European, he is a member of several think-tanks relating to competition policy and the EU.

At present, he teaches competition law at the Institut d'Études Politiques in Paris.
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