Sylvain Justier

Partner

sylvain.justier@magenta-legal.com

Direct : +33 1 42 25 10 62

Mobile : +33 6 84 59 05 59

Fax : +33 1 42 25 10 74

Languages : French / English

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Competition law, national and european level
Telecommunications & new technologies law
Distribution & commercial law
Energy law
Consumer law
Media law
Advice / Contract negociation / Litigation

Sylvain Justier, who holds a post-graduate Diploma in Commercial and Corporate Law [DESS-DJCE - Diplôme d’etudes supérieures specialisées – Diplôme Juriste Conseil d’Entreprise] from the University of Rennes 1, started his career in January 2001 at the CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre, working in the Europe, Competition and Economic Regulations Team. He was appointed Manager in the Team in 2006. In 2007, he joined the Antitrust and Regulatory Practice in the Chambers of White and Case LLP.

He has wide experience in competition law and handles numerous antitrust cases before the competition authorities and national courts. He provides a presence on the occasion of dawn raids and contests such operations. He represents applicant and defending businesses in cartel and abuse of dominant position cases, indemnities-based litigation associated with anti-competitive practices (having to date been involved in ten sets of private enfoncement cases in which sums of between several million and hundreds of millions of Euros were at stake). He also becomes involved in merger control, restrictive competitive practice and unfair competition cases.

In addition, he is a recognised expert in a number of regulated sectors, in particular the telecoms, energy and rail transport sectors. In addition to antitrust cases handled within these sectors, he becomes involved in all the problem regulatory issues his clients come up against and assists them with these, especially in the context of penalty proceedings or proceedings for handling disputes being heard before sectoral regulatory bodies (having been involved in numerous proceedings before the ARCEP – French Postal- and ARAFER – French Rail- regulatory bodies in particular).

Sylvain Justier appears as a recommended practitioner on competition and regulatory law in the whole body of professional guides and frequently addresses major conferences devoted to these fields of activity.

"Sylvain Justier gains plaudits for his recent work, and one client states: 'He thinks outside the box and goes further than the questions we ask.'"

(Chambers Europe 2013, Competition/European Law)

"Sylvain Justier is celebrated for his strong work in the telecoms sector. Clients say: 'He excels in combining antitrust expertise together with regulation rules to build his cases. He is seen as a persistent and skilled newcomer.'"

(Chambers Europe 2013, TMT – France)

Vincent Jaunet

Partner

vincent.jaunet@magenta-legal.com

Direct : +33 1 42 25 10 52

Mobile : +33 6 84 59 12 03

Fax : +33 1 42 25 10 74

Languages : French / English

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Energy law
Telecommunication and new technologies law
Competition law, national and european level
Distribution law & commercial law
Consumer law
Media law
Advice / Contract negociation / Litigation

 

Vincent Jaunet, who graduated from ESSEC (E98) and holds a DJCE – DESS in Business Law (post-graduate degree) at Paris II Assas University, was part of the Europe, Competition and Economic Regulations team at CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre from 2003 until 2007. In 2007, he joined the Antitrust & Regulatory practice of White & Case LLP.

Specialised in competition law (collusion, abuse of dominance, State aids, merger control, restrictive practices and unfair competition), he has also developed his expertise in energy law, an area in which he frequently assists major operators such as suppliers, producers, traders or intensive industrial electricity users on all the issues they encounter: access to network, drafting and negotiation of gas and electricity purchase agreements, project development in the renewable energies sector (wind energy, photovoltaic, biomass), administrative procedure before national and Community authorities, relations with the regulator, etc.

Thus he helped a major industrial client in its negotiation towards the creation of an electricity purchasing consortium on the basis of long-term contracts as well as with the setting up of different partnerships with energy producers. He also assisted different clients, producers and consumers, in their steps to obtain a network connection for their production sites or important industrial consumption sites. He also led various assignments in relation to the exchange of greenhouse gas quotas.

Vincent Jaunet also frequently acts in the telecommunication sector (drafting and negotiation of interconnection contracts, provision of data for the universal phone book, rare resources allocation – numbers or frequency bands, purchase of telecommunication services, etc.)

Vincent Jaunet is also experienced in consumer law (distance selling, e-commerce, door-to-door sales, cross-merchandising, comparative advertising, etc.), and in areas related to the process of personal data.

Vincent Jaunet also regularly takes part in conferences dedicated to telecommunication, energy or competition law and is the author of many articles.

Gaël Hichri

Counsel

gael.hichri@magenta-legal.com

Direct : +33 1 42 25 11 22

Mobile : +33 6 45 44 91 98

Fax : +33 1 42 25 10 74

Languages : French / English

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Competition law, national and european level
Distribution law  & trade policy
Commercial law & Consumer law
Pharmaceutical law
Energy lawAdvice / Contract negociation / Litigation

Gaël Hichri holds a Doctorate in Business Law obtained on the basis of a thesis on “The Distribution of Pharmaceuticals” (2007).

After gaining experience in several law firms in France and overseas, in September 2009, Gaël started his career in the “Competition, Distribution and Pharmaceuticals Law” Department of the Toison, Villey and Broud law firm. In 2011, he joined the “Antitrust – Competition Law” Department of Orrick, Rambaud and Martel where he subsequently became senior partner.

He developed specific expertise in the distribution of mass consumer, health (medicines, cosmetics and medical devices), luxury and gas products.

As a result of his involvement in competition and distribution law, Gaël Hichri has wide experience in advising and defending businesses in relation to anti-competitive and restrictive practices. Thus he is involved with his clients on a daily basis, working with them on the organisation of their distribution networks and on their business and pricing policies in relation to customers, suppliers and competitors. Gaël Hichri has represented his clients in proceedings before the competition authorities, in particular in cases involving vertical anticompetitive and restrictive agreements (eg prohibition of online reselling, retail price-fixing etc) and abuse of a dominant position.

Gaël Hichri has an extensive practice in relation to disputes between suppliers and distributors, as well as proceedings brought before the commercial courts by companies (competitors or clients) and the French Minister for Economic Affairs on the basis of Article L.442-6 of the French Commercial Code (sudden termination of established business relationships, significant imbalance, price-fixing etc).

Gaël Hichri has published numerous articles on competition and distribution law, in particular in relation to the pharmaceuticals sector. Lastly, he gives courses on competition law for the Masters II degree in “Corporate Business and Tax Law” (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne).

Fanny Mahler

Counsel

fanny.mahler@magenta-legal.com

Direct : +33 1 42 25 65 04

Mobile : +33 6 84 59 21 00

Fax : +33 1 42 25 10 74

Languages : French / English

FannyMahler

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Public economic law
Energy law

Environmental Law
Telecommunication and new technologies law
State aid
Regulatory

Foreign investment
Advice / Litigation

Fanny Mahler holds Master’s degrees in Economic Public Law and European Business Law from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University. She joined Magenta in 2017 after having spent seven years in the Public Law/PPP practice at Linklaters.

Fanny is a public law specialist. She has significant experience in public procurement (public procurement contracts, concession agreements), environmental law (classified facilities for the protection of the environment, water law, quarries, etc.), town planning law, public properties law, local authorities law and public accountability law.

She regularly advises on matters related to State aid, public sector companies (governance, transactions related to their shareholding), foreign investment controls, mergers, acquisitions and IPOs in regulated sectors. Fanny has also advised on public law issues arising out of transactions in Francophone Africa (e.g. public procurement, concessions, public private partnerships, etc.).

Fanny advises her clients, both domestic and international, on the legal frameworks applicable to their business. She has in-depth knowledge of and experience in many sectors, including energy (including renewables), infrastructure, telecommunication, broadcasting, mining, transportation, water, waste treatment, chemicals, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

Fanny is involved in both transactional and litigation matters before domestic and European courts – including regulatory authorities and arbitration tribunals – where she acts on behalf of private operators, financial institutions and public sector entities (administrative authorities, public bodies, state-owned companies, etc.).

Fanny is a co-founder of the French Association on State Aid Reporting (Association du Suivi des Aides d’Etat, ASAE). 

Lolita Berthol-Balladur

Associate

lolita.berthol-balladur@magenta-legal.com

Direct : +33 1 42 25 65 06

Mobile : +33 6 80 94 66 44

Fax : +33 1 42 25 10 74

Languages : French / English

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Competition law, national and european level
Telecommunications & new technologies law
Distribution & commercial law
Pharmaceutical law
Advice / Contract negociation / Litigation

Morgane Silhol

Associate 

morgane.silhol@magenta-legal.com

Direct :+33 1 42 25 65 04

Mobile : +33 6 07 81 16 67 

Fax : +33 1 42 25 10 74

Languages : French / English

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Competition law, national and european level
Distribution law & commercial law
Pharmaceutical law

 

Johanna Magne

Associate

johanna.magne@magenta-legal.com

Direct :+33 1 42 25 65 03

Mobile : +33 6 45 03 01 67 

Fax : +33 1 42 25 10 74

Languages : French / English

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Competition law, national and european level
Distribution & commercial law
Consumer law
Advice / Litigation

 

Gaultier Brillat

Associate

gaultier.brillat@magenta-legal.com

Direct : +33 1 42 25 65 15
Mobile : +33 6 08 91 29 87
Fax : +33 1 42 25 10 74
Langues : French / English

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Public economic law
Public contract law
Energy law
Telecommunication and new technologies law
Regional government law

Advice / Litigation

 

Adrianne Salaun

Associate

adrianne.salaun@magenta-legal.com

Direct :+33 1 42 25 65 96

Mobile : +33 6 79 90 12 28

Fax : +33 1 42 25 10 74

Langues : French / English

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Competition law, national and european level

Distribution & commercial law

Consumer law

Compliance

Advice / Litigation

 

Marion Barbe

Associate

marion.barbe@magenta-legal.com

Direct :+33 1 42 25 02 12

Mobile : +33 6 78 96 89 48

Fax : +33 1 42 25 10 74

Languages : French / English / German

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Competition law, national and european level
Distribution & commercial law
Consumer law
Advice / Litigation

Marion Barbe holds a Master’s degree in European business law from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University and a degree in Economics.

She joined Magenta in August 2018 after completing several internships in competition and distribution law departments at Baker & McKenzie’s offices in Paris and Düsseldorf, but also in French law firms such as NomoS and HW&H.

She advises on matters related to French and European competition law (cartels, abuse of a dominant position and merger control) as well as to distribution (contractual negotiation and contract drafting) and consumer protection law (terms and conditions drafting and review for example). She also advises on litigation related to restrictive practices such as unfair trading.

Julia Boutteaud

Associate

julia.boutteaud@magenta-legal.com

Direct :+33 1 42 25 10 37

Mobile : +33 7 85 36 37 55

Fax : +33 1 42 25 10 74

Languages : French / English

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Competition law, national and european level
Distribution & commercial law
Consumer law
Advice / Litigation

Julia Boutteaud holds a Master's degree in Business Law – DJCE from the University of Poitiers. She joined Magenta in 2018 after completing several internships in the competition departments of Weil Gotshal & Manges, Mcdermott Will & Emery and Ernst & Young.

Her practice encompasses advice and litigation in French and European competition law (antitrust and merger control). Julia also deals with issues relating to distribution law and consumer law.

Anne Thébault

Documentaliste / Marketing

anne.thebault@magenta-legal.com

Direct :+33 1 42 25 65 07

Fax : +33 1 42 25 10 74

Languages : French / English

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