Evelyne heads the commercial and competition law department in France, which supports clients with their commercial and distribution issues, as well as competition, EU and trade matters. She also heads our Life Sciences sector group in France. Evelyne’s expertise is on contract law, competition law, product liability issues, and regulatory and compliance matters. Whether you're a start up or a major global corporation, Evelyne will support you at an international level.
Evelyne drafts and analyses all types of commercial agreements (R&D, license, distribution, agency, service agreements etc.). As a specialist in European and competition law, she will ensure you comply with competition rules. In the Life Sciences sector, Evelyne has developed an expertise on regulatory and compliance issues for the medical industry (clinical trials, market access, relationships between the industry and medical practitioners). Evelyne handles settlements and litigation relating to unfair competition, anti-competitive practices, contract termination and product liability. She will represent you before civil and commercial courts, as well as before competition authorities at the national and European levels. Evelyne has lectured at the University Paris (Panthéon Assas) and at the Institute of Political Studies of Paris (Sciences Po) for several years.
|Since 2008||Partner and Head of the Commercial, Competition and Distribution group and Life Sciences sector group, Taylor Wessing, Paris|
|2003 - 2008||Counsel, Jones Day|
|2002||Senior Associate, Lovells|
|1992 - 2001||Counsel, Siméon & Associés|
|1989 - 1990||Associate, Hyman Phelps & McNamara HPM|
|1992||Admitted to the Bar, Paris|
|2014||Admitted to the Bar, Brussels|
|1992||Doctorate in law, Paris|
|1989||Master of laws in Common Law Studies, Georgetown University Law Center|
|1987||Post-graduate degree in International Trade Law, Paris|
|1986||Post-graduate degree in European Community Law, Paris|
|1985||Graduate degree International and European Law, Paris|
Evelyne regularly publishes articles in the field of competition, regulatory and distribution law.
|University Paris (Panthéon Assas), Institute of Political Studies of Paris, Lecturer
Ecole Supérieure de Commerce of Clermont Ferrand, Lecturer
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