Michel specialises in telecommunications law, both in contractual and regulatory matters.
Michel is a member of our International Tech & Comms sector group based in Paris. He is a member of the Paris Bar.
With almost twenty years’ experience of the telecoms market, Michel's practice encompasses both transactional and contentious work with French and international clients. He has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating communications agreements (including infrastructure, interconnection and access agreements, BOT agreements, joint-venture agreements etc.), procurement and outsourcing agreements, plus service terms & conditions. Michel also advises clients on regulatory matters, litigation in communication disputes as well as on technology matters, smart cities, open licence and consumer law issues.
Michel qualified with Bird & Bird but has subsequently worked for another international law firm and served as General Counsel of the Altice Group (Numericable/Completel). He holds a postgraduate degree in European Law from the Institute of High European Studies of Strasbourg and a Public Law Master’s degree from the University of Strasbourg. Michel was also a lecturer at the University of Strasbourg Law School.