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Florent Prunet

Florent Prunet



  • Competition and EU law
  • General Business Litigation
  • Technologies Media and Telecommunications

WSG Practice Industries


WSG Leadership

Compliance & Forensic Group
Antitrust Group
Life Sciences Group
Technology, Media & Communications Group


Florent Prunet joined the firm as a partner in 2009.

Florent Prunet has a general public and commercial law background with a strong focus on antitrust/competition, commercial litigation, distribution & consumer law. He regularly assists clients from various sectors (TMT, transport, energy, utilities, etc) in all competition aspects of their businesses, whether as counsel or litigator e.g. in connection with antitrust (before the European Commission, the French Competition Authority and specialized courts on matters of anticompetitive practices; before trade courts on follow-on private enforcement matters; in situ during dawn raids; etc), competition legal advice (vertical and horizontal practices and agreements, abuses of a dominant position, compliance programmes, etc), merger control (whether French and/or EU), distribution & consumer law (unfair/abusive practices, advertising, selling/marketing practices etc). He also advises/assists clients in various pre-contentious and commercial litigation matters against suppliers, customers and other business partners.

Florent Prunet graduated from "Sciences-Po" Paris in 1993 (Section Service Public). He holds a Master degree in Law from the Paris University - La Sorbonne (1994) and joined the Paris bar in 1997. He is the author of the French chapter of "Competition law in Western Europe and the USA" (Kluwers International) and numerous articles on competition law, and teaches Antitrust/Competition Law at Paris University Paris XIII. He is a member of the French Association of Attorneys practising Competition law (APDC) and the French Association for Competition Studies (AFEC).

Bar Admissions

Paris, 1997


L.L.M-DEA (Master 2) in Public law (1994)
"Sciences Po" Paris (Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris) (Diploma, Section Service Public, 1993)
Areas of Practice

Competition and EU law | General Business Litigation | Technologies Media and Telecommunications

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Assisting a sports association in a complaint lodged with the European Commission regarding competition.

Assisting a major player in the cultural products sector in proceedings for anti-competitive practices before the Competition Authority.

Assisting various businesses in "follow-on" compensation litigation cases before the Commercial courts, following infringement decisions for anti-competitive practices.

Assisting major players in different industrial sectors (cleaning products, etc.) in proceedings brought by the DGCCRF [French Directorate for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Prevention of Fraud] in the field of consumer law.

Assisting various players in the energy sector in aspects concerning regulation and competition law as they relate to their activity (in particular, offering assistance before the regulatory authorities: Energy Regulation Commission and its Dispute Settlement and Sanctions Committee).
Assisting different industrial and financial players in notifying their merger operations to the Competition Authority or the European Commission.

Assisting players from different sectors (digital services, press, publishing, Internet) in the competition aspects of setting up electronic marketplaces.

Professional Associations

    Sciences Po Association

Professional Activities and Experience

Associate, JeantetAssocies (1997-2000)
Associate, Herbert Smith (Paris, Brussels) (2000-2003)
Associate, then partner, Brandford-Griffith & Associes (2003-2009)
Partner, JeantetAssocies (since 2009)

French Chapter of "Competition Law in Western Europe and the USA", Kluwers International

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