Anne-Solène Gay

Avocat
Paris Bar
Partner

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Experience

As a qualified lawyer at the Paris Bar since 1997, Anne-Solène Gay has developed expertise in information and communication technologies and intellectual property law.
Prior to establishing BEHRING, Anne-Solène Gay practiced law with various international law firms (Jeantet & Associés and Bird & Bird) in Paris and London and was a partner in the firm YGMA for 11 years.

Rankings

International legal directories (Chambers & Partners and Legal 500) named her one of the leading lawyers in TMT (telecom, media and technologies) in France.


Anne-Solène Gay

Avocat
Paris Bar
Partner

Education

  • CAPA, EFB Paris, 1996
  • Institut de Droit Public des Affaires (IDPA), 1996
  • DESS Administration Publique – Panthéon-Sorbonne Paris I, 1995
  • DEA Droit Public – Panthéon-Sorbonne Paris I, 1994
  • Sciences Po Paris, 1993

James Singer

Avocat
Paris Bar
Associate

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Experience

After practising as a solicitor for several years in London, James Singer now practises as a qualified French lawyer in Paris. Following the start of his career in the telecommunications sector with the UK’s incumbent operator, James Singer then joined English telecommunications and competition law firm Towerhouse LLP.
He currently practises in Paris at BEHRING where he advises diverse telecommunications clients: consumer and enterprise fixed providers, mobile operators, MVNOs and also space clients, focusing on licensing and spectrum matters in respect of satellite networks. James Singer also acts in relation to regulatory issues abroad, in particular in the context of market entry by innovating products and services.

James Singer

Avocat
Paris Bar
Associate

Education

  • Admitted to the Paris Bar, 2020
  • Solicitor, England & Wales, 2017
  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, Guildford, 2009
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law, Guildford, 2008

Christian Kpolo

Avocat
Paris Bar
Associate

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Expérience

Christian Kpolo is a qualified lawyer at the Paris Bar since 2021. Before joining BEHRING in 2021, he worked as a lawyer in leading industrial property firms (Novagraaf, Lavoix, Jacobacci, Ipsilon). Christian Kpolo also worked in the IP/TMT departments of international law firms (Allen & Overy LLP, Reed Smith LLP, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP), French law firms (DS Avocats) and in the legal departments of companies (Lagardère Active, IFPEN).

Christian Kpolo advises on matters relating to all areas of intellectual property rights (trademarks, patents, copyrights, etc.). He also provides advice on matters relating to new technology law as well with respect to competition issues such as passing off or unfair competition.

Christian Kpolo

Avocat
Paris Bar
Associate

Formation

  • CAPA, HEDAC, 2021
  • PhD Private Law, University of Lorraine, 2019
  • Master Intellectual Property Rights, CEIPI Strasbourg, 2012
  • Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) Private Law, UCAO-Abidjan, 2011
  • Master's Degree in Law - Judicial Careers, UCAO-Abidjan, 2008

Benjamin Chahkar

Avocat
Paris Bar
Associate

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Expérience

Benjamin Chahkar is a qualified lawyer at the Paris bar who joined BEHRING in 2022.
He holds a master’s degree in intellectual property law and digital technologies (Paris-Saclay University), a master’s degree in Quebec law (LL. M., Université Laval, Canada) and spent part of his studies at the University of Exeter (United Kingdom). This curriculum as well as experiences in renowned law firms (Cabinet Greffe, FIDAL) led him to acquire a solid knowledge of the fields of intellectual property and digital law.
Benjamin practises mainly in these areas of law as well as those of telecommunications and personal data.

Benjamin Chahkar

Avocat
Paris Bar
Associate

Formation

  • CAPA, HEDAC, 2021
  • Master 2 Fundamental intellectual property and digital technologies, Paris-Saclay University, 2018
  • Master’s degree in law (LL. M.), Université Laval (Canada), 2018
  • Master 1 Intellectual property law and digital law, Paris-Saclay University, 2017
  • University of Exeter (United Kingdom), Erasmus programme, 2016

Laurent Bruneau

Consultant


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Experience

Laurent Bruneau began his career as a Risk & Audit Manager at the Société Générale. During his 7-year tenure there, he managed a large number of internal audit and consulting projects on behalf of the group’s management committee. In 2000, he founded a computer hardware trading company. He currently teaches market finance in a Parisian business school.

Laurent Bruneau advises BEHRING as a consultant on public policy matters, as well as banking, financial and cybersecurity issues.

Laurent Bruneau

Consultant

Education

  • Sciences Po Paris, 1989, Economic and Financial Department

Anne-Solène Gay

Avocat Paris Bar
Partner


James Singer

Avocat Paris Bar
Associate

Apolline Levesque

Avocat Paris Bar
Associate

Christian Kpolo

Avocat Paris Bar
Associate

Laurent Bruneau

Consultant

Partners


- Company law
- M&A
- Private equity
- Tax law
- Labor law
- Economic law
- Public law
- Real estate law
- Insurance law