Irène Luc

Paris Court of Appeal
President of the 5-4 Chambers

Irène Luc is President of the 5-4 Chambers at the Paris Court of Appeal. She currently fulfils the function of Chief Legal Counsel after having exercised successively, within the former Conseil de la concurrence (now Autorité de la concurrence), the functions of case-handler, officer responsible for European affairs and deputy Chief Case Officer.

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Sotheby’s (Paris)
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (London)
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Brussels)
European Court of Justice (Luxembourg)
Université Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
PPG Industries (Rueil-Malmaison)
Université Jean Moulin - Lyon III
University Aix-Marseille


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Alain Gauvin, Irène Luc, Jean-Louis Fourgoux, Maurice Nussenbaum, Muriel Chagny What attractiveness of competition law at the date of reforms? (Competition’s interviews: New competitive opportunities before ordinary courts, October 18, 2016)


The third edition of “Entretiens de la concurrence”, focusing on the new economic and legal opportunities before ordinary courts, aimed to emphasise on the specific nature and assets of those jurisdictions in competition law. Having to implement competition law rules in a globalized economy, the (...)

Anne Outin-Adam, Claire Favre, Emmanuelle Claudel, Irène Luc The competition between institutions and civil actions : What articulation is optimal? (Antitrust damages actions in France and in Europe : Current situation and upcoming changements, Paris, 13 May 2014)


Many institutions are interested in the civil actions of anticompetitive practices. The question of their optimal articulation is particularly sensitive and requires different answers depending on whether the civil action comes after the litigation before the Competition Authority or stands (...)

Fabien Zivy, Irène Luc Procedural fairness before the French Competition Authority


The roundtables organized earlier this year by the Competition Committee of the OECD have shown that competition authorities share the common goal of ensuring the fairness of their procedures, but also that the legal and practical means of achieving this procedural fairness may legitimately (...)

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