Christophe Lemaire is a partner in our antitrust, regulation and foreign investment and EU law practice
Christophe heads the competition and EU law department of the Paris office.
Christophe is a partner at our Paris office, heading the competition and EU law department. His practice focuses on all aspects on EU and French competition law and has a long experience in advising leading European corporates in relation to behavioural, merger control and State aids cases, before national and European regulators and courts. He also represents clients before the sector-specific regulatory authority, in particular in the energy, transport and media sectors.
Christophe was Rapporteur permanent and Counsel for European Affairs at the French Competition Council (2003 - 2006). He worked in the legal department of the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Community and international economic law division) where he was in charge of competition affairs and network industries, in particular representing the French government before the Court of Justice (2002 - 2003).
In 2003, Christophe published his thesis on the liberalisation of the energy sector in Europe. He is also Senior Lecturer in French and European competition law and regulatory law at the Sorbonne Law School (University of Paris I).
Christophe is a member of the Paris Bar.