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Charlotte Breuvart


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  • University of Paris IX-Dauphine (DESS 2000); University of Paris II-Panthéon Assas (DEA 1998); Rennes Institute of Political Studies (Diploma 1995)

Bar Admissions

  • Paris and Brussels

Charlotte Breuvart focuses her practice on European, French, and Belgian antitrust and competition law. She has almost 20 years of extensive experience in cartels, abuses of dominance, merger control, and state aids (both in counseling and litigation). In 2012, Charlotte contributed to obtaining the largest ever fine reduction granted by the European courts in an antitrust case. She is recognized as a leading practitioner in European, French, and Belgian antitrust and competition law by independent legal directories and has been named to the list of 40 in their 40s: Notable Women Competition Professionals in Europe, the Americas, and Africa.

Charlotte regularly advises French, Belgian, and international companies in a wide range of industries, with a specific focus on the energy sector, where she also delivers regulatory advice.

She has been involved in several high-profile antitrust cases before the European Commission and the Court of Justice of the European Union as well as in major M&A transactions involving multijurisdictional merger filings. She also has participated in several leniency applications and commitments procedures (at the EU and national levels) and implemented learning and compliance programs in antitrust and competition law. In addition Charlotte regularly advises companies on general EU legislation (including freedoms of movement).

Charlotte is based in the Brussels Office but also spends time in Jones Day's Paris Office.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Charlotte was the resident partner-in-charge of the Brussels antitrust and competition practice of an international law firm (2007-2013). She also served as a senior antitrust in-house counsel at EDF and practiced in the Paris and Washington, D.C. offices of another international law firm for several years.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Chambers Global and Chambers Europe (2013-2019): "delivers top-quality legal advice"; "excellent expertise"; "you can count on her to leave no stone unturned"; "very good relationship" with clients

    Legal 500 (2015-2019): one of "the new generation of lawyer, who understand their clients as well as an internal counsel"

    Who's Who Legal: Competition — Future Leaders (2017-2019)

    Who's Who Legal: Competition — State Aid (2018-2019)


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Charlotte Breuvart