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Founder Partner

For 10 years, Gaëlle has been a lawyer in competition, distribution, intellectual property and information technology law with the law firm Fidal in Le Mans.

In 2009, she became a partner and had been in charge of the management the Intellectual Property - Information Technology department of the firm, for developing and promoting this expertise on the Sarthe territory, and to take part, nation-wide, to the firm’s strategic decisions on this practice

In October 2013, she is the cofounder, together with Pierre-Lucas Thirion and Marie-Liesse Emo-Brioist, of the law firm LEXT.

She works for key-account clients and for start-ups in various economic sectors (health, agro-food industries, automobile, sport, personal services, supermarket distribution, cosmetics, toys, editing, film production, computing, e-commerce, etc.)

She assists her clients both in counseling and litigation matters.

Gaëlle is also a mediator, certified and recognized by the CMAP (Center for Mediation and Arbitration of Paris), and a mediator before the Angers Court of Appeals.

Her English proficiency and her foreign contacts allow her to assist international clients.

Areas of practice

  • Intellectual and industrial property
  • IT
  • Digital law
  • E-commerce
  • Personal data
  • Competition
  • Distribution
  • Consumer law
  • Contracts
  • Commercial law
  • Settlement of litigations, mediation

Education

  • Poitiers Law School
  • Masters 2 Competition and Distribution (University of Maine)
  • Masters 1 business law (university of Rennes 1)

Honors

  • Recommended in the 2019 to 2021 editions of Legal 500 France for EU, Competition and Distribution and Intellectual Property (Trade marks and designs).
  • Business Law Firm Awards Edition 2017 ("Palmarès des Avocats") : "Rising star of the year" and Bronze Award in Intellectual Property.

Publications

  • Member of the editorial team in charge of the French legal encyclopedia "Lamy Droit Economique 2018" and of its update for the 2019, 2020 and 2021 editions.
  • "A limited recognition of Article L.442-6 of the Commercial Code (former numbering of said Code) as an International Public Order Rule", published in Revue Lamy de la Concurrence, November 2020.
  • "The judicial review of the price on the basis of the legal concept of significant lack of balance that is set forth in the French commercial code complies with the French Constitution", published in Revue Lamy de la concurrence, March 2019.
  • "The legal concept of significant lack of balance allows a judicial review of the price agreed between the parties", published in Revue Lamy Droit des Affaires, April 2017.

Other activities

  • Founding member of the mediation platform WIN WIN FATUM
  • Speaker/participant in "La Ruche Numérique"
  • Vendor referenced by the INPI (French IP authority) for performing pre-diagnoses
  • Data protection officer
  • Sarthe ambassador

Desk

67-69 avenue Victor Hugo 75016 Paris // 2 rue des Gladiateurs 72000 Le Mans
gaelle.leroy@lext.fr
+33 1 83 75 80 00
+33 1 83 75 80 01

Spoken Languages

  •  
  • French, 
  • English

Social Networks

Our Offices

Le Mans office
2 rue des Gladiateurs - 72000 Le Mans - France
LEXT AVOCATS A.A.R.P.I., registered with the Le Mans Bar.

Paris office
67-69 avenue Victor Hugo - 75116 Paris - France
LEXT A.A.R.P..I., registered with the Paris Bar.

Rennes office
22 rue de l'Alma - 35000 Rennes - France
LEXT ASSOCIES, registered with the Rennes Bar.

Vannes secondary office
PIBS - Place Albert Einstein - 56000 Vannes - France
LEXT ASSOCIES, registered with the Vannes Bar.

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