Helen Coulibaly-Le Gac

BBLM (Paris)
Lawyer (Partner)

Helen Coulibaly-Le Gac is a partner at BBLM Avocats. Prior she was is a founding partner at HLG Avocats. She holds a doctorate in law and is a member of the Marseille Bar. She began her career at JC Coulon & Associés, a law firm advising the retail industry. She then joined the competition, distribution, and contracts departments of the international law firms Allen & Overy and Salans. Helen Coulibaly-Le Gac continued her career as a legal director in international groups of reference in the pharmaceutical sector such as Johnson & Johnson and also participated in the creation of a start-up in the health sector which raised several funds before creating HLG Avocats. Helen Coulibaly-Le Gac is a graduate of the University of Rennes I and the University of Panthéon-Sorbonne. She is particularly familiar with the agri-food industry, having defended her thesis in this field and having worked in the Common Agricultural Policy Directorate within the Council of the European Union. She has also worked for the food and specialized retail sector and regularly advises suppliers to the retail sector. She is also familiar with the health sector, having been the legal director of a pharmaceutical company in France.

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1724 Review

Frédéric Buy, Gael Chantepie, Jean-Christophe Grall, Audrey Illouz, Helen Coulibaly-Le Gac, Marie Doisy, Luc-Marie Augagneur A law known as "EGalim 2", dated 18 October 2021, aims to protect the remuneration of farmers: Distribution law reformed once again


A law dated 18 October 2021 aiming at protecting the payment of farmers, known as "EGalim 2", reforms distribution law by targeting the food sector. Upstream, the "contractualization" regime between producers and their first buyers is reinforced. Downstream, suppliers and distributors must (...)

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