The Brattle group is expanding in Europe with an office in Paris

PARIS, September 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Brattle Group today announced that it has expanded its global reach with the opening of an office in Parisfifth establishment of the economic consulting firm in Europe and fourteenth worldwide.

Paris is an important strategic location for many of our customers,” said Brattle President David Hutchins. “Our new Paris reflects Brattle’s strong and growing customer base in Franceand the ever-expanding nature of our global work.”

The Paris the office will be jointly headed by the Principal Carlos Lapuerta, a renowned international arbitration and competition expert who has worked at Brattle for more than three decades; and director Laurent Eymardan expert with more than fifteen years of experience in merger, competition and state aid cases before the Autorité de la concurrence, French courts and other European courts.

“Brattle is committed to providing exceptional service to our European customers, and our ability to do so is further enhanced by a local presence in a city that is globally recognized as an important hub for arbitration,” said Mr. Lapuerta, who will divide his time between Paris and London.

“The Paris is also characterized by increasingly complex mergers, antitrust investigations and civil litigation,” added Mr. Eymard, who will split his time between Paris and Brussels. “Our presence here is an ideal complement to our strong global competition team, as we continue to help our customers solve complex problems in Franceacross the EU and around the world.”

Brattle’s experts in Paris work closely with the company’s extensive network of internal experts as well as industry experts and academics from around the world Europe, North Americaand the Asia Pacific Region. Over the past three years, the firm’s experts from around the world have provided oral evidence in arbitrations involving an aggregate value of claims of more than $20 billion. Brattle’s competition experts include more than 100 internal and external experts specializing in jurisdictions around the world.

Learn more about Brattle’s Paris Desk.


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