Jérôme Philippe is a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and leads the antitrust, competition and trade practice group of the Paris office, while also being active in the Brussels office. He advises national and international corporate clients in French and European competition law, both before authorities and courts. Jérôme is also developing the firm’s regulatory practice, notably in relation to data privacy and cybersecurity.
Before becoming a lawyer, Jérôme graduated as an engineer, alumnus of École Polytechnique and ENSAE ParisTech, and an economist, with a PhD from the Toulouse School of Economics. He was head of the Office of Concentrations and State Aid at the French Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control before joining Freshfields. He is a non-governmental adviser appointed by France at the International Competition Network.