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BIGNON LEBRAY is expanding its Competition & Distribution Department with the nomination of Frédéric Coulon as partner

BIGNON LEBRAY is continuing to grow while reinforcing its Competition and Distribution practice by welcoming Frédéric Coulon as partner on 1 January 2017.

BIGNON LEBRAY has appointed Frédéric Coulon, a member of the Paris Bar, as its newest partner.

Frédéric Coulon advises medium and large companies on all commercial activities, from acquiring raw materials to providing end customers with products and services.

He focuses on both transactional and contentious matters, including

– competition law (including merger controls, antitrust laws, abuse of a dominant position, etc.)
– commercial negotiation, including matters related to tariff transparency and competition-restricting practices
– distribution network issues and implementation
– negotiating and drafting contracts
– consumer law

Frédéric has gained significant experience in the food, industrial, luxury goods, automotive, IT services and general and specialised distribution sectors.

Frédéric holds a master’s degree (DEA) in business contract law from the Centre du Droit de l’Entreprise of Montpellier (1999), as well as a degree in corporate legal services (Maîtrise Carrière judiciaires et Droit de l’Entreprise – 1998).

Frédéric began his legal career in 2000 with FIDAL’s economic law department before joining BIGNON LEBRAY as Of Counsel in 2013.

“We are very happy to begin this year by welcoming Frédéric as partner. His extensive technical and operational knowledge is a true asset for our clients, and his nomination is part of our strategy to promote talent within our firm.” said Didier Faizant, managing partner of the Competition and Distribution Department, and member of the Management Board.