Jean-Louis Fourgoux


Jean-Louis Fourgoux has extensive expertise in competition, distribution, and consumer law. As a specialist in economic and European law, Jean-Louis is known for his expertise in advising clients in complex litigation before the European Commission, the Competition Authority and the national commercial courts. He has particular experience in the distribution, media and energy sectors. Jean-Louis Fourgoux is a founding partner of the law firm Fourgoux, which later became Fourgoux-Djavadi & associés. He joined the Fidal network in 2019 as Partner in charge of the competition law department and his work was recognized by Chambers at that time. He holds a postgraduate degree in business and economic law from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and is a member of both the Paris and Brussels Bars. He is a regular contributor for Dalloz, Lexis-Nexis and Concurrences, as well as co-author of the Practical Guide to Competition, author of a digital marketing law manual for Lextenso, 2021, and co-author on restrictive practice with Leyla Djavadi and Erwann Kerguelen for Concurrences, 2022. Together with Jocelyn Goubet, they have contributed to the French chapter of the Chambers Cartel book in 2020 and 2021. Former President of the French “Association française d’étude de la concurrence” (AFEC), Jean-Louis teaches competition law at Sciences Po Paris and at the University of Paris Saclay and La Rochelle.


  • Competition law
  • Distribution law
  • Consumer law
01 40 98 20 45


French, English

Admission to office

Paris (1987)


Master of Law Paris 1 Panthéon-Assas, DEA in Business Law, Economic and European law


  • Co-author of "Guide pratique de la concurrence", Lextenso
  • Co-author of "Un droit du marché numérique", Lextenso, 2021
  • Contributor to Dalloz, Lexis-Nexis, Concurrences
  • “A must in distribution law for more than 10 years”, for Décideurs magazine

President of the French Association for the Study of Competition

Former president of the Gesica network of lawyers

Lecturer in competition law at Lawyers' training schools, Sciences-Po Paris, Paris Saclay University and La Rochelle University


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