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Joëlle Froidmont

Joëlle Froidmont

Senior Associate
Lawyer

CMS DeBacker
Chaussée de La Hulpe 178
1170 Brussels
Belgium
Languages French, English, Dutch

Joëlle joined the Brussels Bar in 2010, and specialised within the law firm Olswang in EU and Belgian competition law, telecommunications law as well as general EU law, both advising and litigating. By joining CMS in 2017, she continues to develop expertise in her key areas of focus.

Joëlle deals notably with cartel, abuse of dominance and merger control cases before the national and European competition authorities, as well as competition damage claims before the judicial jurisdictions. She also deals with regulatory files involving the national regulatory authorities in charge of electronic communications and the operators active in Belgium.

In this context, Joëlle gained experience notably in the following sectors: technology, media and communications, supermarket distribution, hotel and restaurant industry.

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Education

  • 2010 - Bar admission (Brussels, Belgium)
  • 2009 - University of Leuven, KUL (LL.M in European Law)
  • 2008 - University of Louvain-la-Neuve, UCL (Master in Law)
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Publications

  • « La compétence décisionnelle de l'Auditorat et son contrôle par le Conseil (Karel Marchand – Damien Gerard) » in X., « Conférence annuelle RCB 2 mai 2012. Développements en droit belge de la concurrence en 2012 », R.C.B. 2012, liv. 4, 282-324.
  • Coordination of the publication X., « Conférence annuelle RCB 24 avril 2013. Développements en droit belge de la concurrence en 2013 », R.C.B. 2013, liv. 3, 260-299.
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