Eric Barbier de La Serre has 20 years of experience in European and French competition law. He has handled numerous antitrust and state aid cases involving the telecommunications, electronic components, media, financial services, and energy sectors.
Eric has been involved in settlement, commitment, interim relief, and sanctions proceedings before the European Commission and the French Competition Authority. He also has very extensive litigation experience before the EU courts and regularly advises on other aspects of EU law such as free movement of goods and services.
Prior to working in private practice at several international law firms, Eric served for five years as référendaire and then Chef de Cabinet to BoVesterdorf, at that time president of the European Court of First Instance (today's General Court) in Luxembourg.
He is consistently ranked in Chambers, Legal 500, and The International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists.
Eric teaches EU competition law at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris. He has published more than 40 legal journal articles and more than 260 case notes on EU competition law and litigation. He is also a member of the board of the Association des avocats praticiens du droit de la concurrence.