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Freshfields Grows Antitrust Team in Paris

 |  February 14, 2024

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer announced the addition of Charlotte Colin-Dubuisson as a partner to their Antitrust, Competition and Trade practice. Colin-Dubuisson, renowned for her expertise in antitrust and foreign investment, will be based in Paris.

With extensive experience in EU and French competition law, Colin-Dubuisson brings a wealth of knowledge to Freshfields. She holds a strong market reputation and specializes in various sectors, including Fast Moving Consumer Goods, optical retail, luxury, waste management, metal, and auto-parts industries.

Alastair Chapman, the leader of Freshfields’ Antitrust, Competition and Trade Practice Group, expressed his enthusiasm about Colin-Dubuisson’s addition, stating, “I am delighted to welcome Charlotte. She will broaden our offer in Paris and will be a fantastic addition, working alongside Jérôme Philippe to drive forward our market-leading practice.”

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Jérôme Philippe, echoing Chapman’s sentiment, emphasized the strategic significance of Colin-Dubuisson’s appointment for the growth of Freshfields’ Paris office. “The appointment demonstrates our strategic ambitions for the growth of our Paris office. We are all looking forward to working with Charlotte on French and cross-border matters,” said Philippe.

Colin-Dubuisson’s appointment follows Freshfields’ recent strategic hires aimed at bolstering its global antitrust capabilities. These include the recruitment of Colin Raftery from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in London and the expansion of the U.S. antitrust team with litigators Heather Lamberg and Tina Sessions last year.

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer continues to strengthen its position as a leading force in the antitrust legal landscape, with Colin-Dubuisson’s addition underscoring the firm’s commitment to providing top-tier counsel to clients across jurisdictions.

Source: Freshfields