Ségolène Pelsy joined Gide Brussels in 2007. She specialises in all aspects of competition law (mergers, antitrust, abuse of dominant position and State aid), and has developed significant experience in the fields of transport, telecommunications and agroindustry.
As regards merger control, Ségolène represented SNCF on the creation of railway companies Eurostar and Thalys. She has also notified several mergers for groups Roquette, Orange and Avril (Sofiprotéol). She also intervenes for clients as third party in merger transactions before the European Commission and the French Competition Authority. As regards anticompetitive practices, Ségolène is assisting several companies in procedures initiated by the European Commission against Google for abuse of dominant position, and has significant experience of cartel procedures and the management of related internal audits. Ségolène also assists a number of trade associations active in Brussels.
She holds an LL.M. in European Law from the Institute for European Studies (Brussels), a Master’s degree in French and English law from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, as well as an LL.B. in European and International Law from King’s College in London.