If the lawyer was an animal, or a plant which one would it be ?
A lion, an olive tree

The definition of law in 10 words maximum
Science enabling men to live together

The first virtue of a lawyer

The worst vice of a lawyer

Your main strength
The taste for a job well done

Your main weakness
Do not know it

The strength you value most in others
The sense of humor

The weakness that bother you most in others

Your job if you had not been a lawyer

Your passions outside of your work
My family, the mountain, the music

Your motto
Ferum fero fero feror

Your obsession
Love life

Best use of your time off
An evening at the Opera

Pierre de Montalembert

senior counsel

Practices : - Commercial law, competition and distribution law, economic regulation, European law, unfair competition, commercial contracts, company law.
- Counseling, litigation, arbitration.

Bars of : Paris, New York

Professional languages : French, English, Italian

Specific knowledge : Representation before the Competition Authorities (DGCCRF, Competition Authority, European Commission).

Pierre de Montalembert has been a partner of the firm since 2015.

With an experience of 40 years of practicing the legal profession in business law, Pierre de Montalembert mainly advises companies but also a few foundations and individuals.

He intervenes mainly in matters of commercial law and economic law . He has extensive experience assisting companies in their mergers, competition investigations, antitrust litigation, commercial contracts, distribution and European law. He also has abroad experience in the fields of corporate law and mergers and acquisitions.

Holder of a DEA in private international law and international trade law (1978) and a Masters in business law (Paris I), graduated from ESCP (1976) and New York University Law School (1981) .

Before joining Ginestié, Magellan Paley-Vincent in 2015, Pierre de Montalembert worked in several French or American firms including Hogan Lovells, where for twelve years he headed the Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation Department for France.

Pierre de Montalembert has been a member of the Bar Council of the Paris Bar Association from 1994 to 1997. He was one of the founders of the Association of Competition Law Practitioners' Lawyers (APDC), of which he was a director from 2008 to 2018.
-He is the author of numerous academic articles relating to economic law.
His expertise is recognized by the Chambers, Legal 500 and Décideurs rankings.

The Point

2023 - Competition law

Best Lawyer

2024 - Competition / Antitrust Law: Pierre de Montalembert

2024 - European Union Law: Pierre de Montalembert

2023 - Competition / Antitrust Law : Pierre de Montalembert

2023 - European Union Law : Pierre de Montalembert