Melanie has extensive experience in the telecom industry which enables her to advise clients on a wide range of issues and to represent them in the event of litigation.
Melanie is an associate in our Tech & Comms group, based in Paris.
She assists telecom operators in all their legal issues. In particular, she is involved in the deployment and maintenance of telecomm networks, sale of telecom services to operators and major accounts, contractual relations with their customers and suppliers, particularly in their inter-operator relations. She also supports telecom operators in their issues related to the telecom regulation.
Melanie also assists public authorities in their projects to deploy electronic communications networks. Her broad expertise in this respect includes defining the strategy, drafting tenders and selecting operators, along with monitoring the execution of public contracts.
Lastly, she represents clients in their telecom litigations before administrative and commercial courts and assists them in their dispute settlements before the Electronic Communications and Post Office Regulatory Authority (ARCEP).
Before joining us Melanie spent seven years as an in-house lawyer, holding various positions within the legal department of a local authority and for various operators. This experience enables her to understand and identify the legal and operational problems her clients face.
Melanie holds a Master's degree in Business and European Union Law from University of Paris XI.
She is a member of the Paris Bar.