Passionate and tenacious, and a talented expert who never neglects his creative side, Olivier Fréget is generous with his time and spares no effort on behalf of his clients.
A legal adviser before joining the Bar of Paris in 1994, he 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 & Associates, 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 the Firm Bird & Bird in Paris.
Holder of a Postgraduate Degree in Private International Law and international commercial law issued by 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 a number of 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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An accomplished EU and Antitrust lawyer, Liliana advises with equal ease on cartel or abuse of dominance cases, as well as on distribution agreements or compliance under EU and French competition law. Her extensive experience covers both advisory work and litigation before the EU and French courts and antitrust agencies. Multi-jurisdictional merger control is also part of her core skills in the context of corporate transactions.
Prior to joining Fréget & Associates, Liliana has worked for eleven years in the Brussels and Paris offices of Allen & Overy LLP. She has gained significant experience in regulated sectors (pharma, energy, telecom), as well as on complex issues at the intersection of IP and antitrust law.
Liliana earned a PhD degree in law from the University of Paris – Panthéon-Sorbonne. Her doctoral thesis, Europe – a competition area, was awarded the summa cum laude distinction and is published. Currently Liliana teaches competition law at Ecole Centrale-Supelec.
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Guillaume Dufey focuses on French and EU competition law. He holds a Master’s degree in European law from University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, and completed an LLM from Queen Mary University of London. Prior to joining the firm, he was a trainee at the French Administrative Supreme Court and at the General Court of the EU and worked in law firms on competition and distribution law matters.
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In addition to competition and regulation cases before French and European Jurisdictions, Antoine Labaeye is involved in state aids and special rights matters at European level.
Holder of a Master degree in Business law issued by the University of Rennes and a Postgraduate Diploma (DJCE Degree), he also graduated from the Queen Mary University of London (LL.M in Competition Law) and he is an alumni of the Hague Academy of International Law.
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Ossman Badir focuses on competition law. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences and a Master’s degree in Economic law from Sciences-Po Paris, and a Master’s degree in European Economic Law from the University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. Prior to joining the firm, he was a trainee in several English and French law firms on competition law matters, and in the competition law department of a major oil company.
Organised, meticulous and multi-lingual, Katia Victorine manages all the files of Fréget&Associates, whether they are produced in French or a foreign language. She leads the way in dealing with any issues relating to the financial monitoring of files and she is also the privileged point of contact for clients in terms of scheduling meetings and any other request for information.
After supporting company executives or lawyers for almost twenty years, Katia Victorine has acquired considerable experience in terms of routine administrative management, complex diary management and client relations.
Before she joined Fréget&Associates, she notably worked at the Governing Board of Euro-Pacific Links and Tioga Venture, not to mention her stint at Allen & Overy LLP Paris.
Katia Victorine read English at the Université Paris XIII, and has an advanced vocational training certificate (BTS) for executive assistants.
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