Lucie Barbot

Senior lawyer

Lucie Barbot has been a lawyer in economic law since December 2014, and has been an associate in the "Economic Law & Dispute Resolution" department since September 2015, and Senior lawyer since March 2021. She advises and litigates for companies of various sizes and sectors. On the consulting side, Lucie Barbot has developed solid expertise in both BtoB and BtoC. She also assists the firm's clients in their relations with the DDPP and in the context of controls carried out by the DGCCRF. In litigation, Lucie Barbot takes part in cases involving issues of restrictive competition practices, unfair competition and contract law. She also acts in appeals against inspections and seizures carried out by administrative authorities such as the DGCCRF. This dual expertise in consulting and litigation enables her to anticipate the problems encountered in legal disputes, when drafting contracts, and to best serve the interests of her clients. Lucie Barbot has also been a lecturer for several years at the IAE and at the faculty of Law of the University of Lyon III, in contract law and special contract law. She has also lectured on several occasions at the Ecole des Avocats de la région Rhône-Alpes.


  • Since March 2021

    Senior Lawyer, Aklea Lyon

    Economic Law & Dispute Resolution Service Line

  • September 2015 – March 2021

    Associate, Aklea Lyon

    Economic Law & Dispute Resolution Service Line

  • December 2014 – September 2015

    Associate, Cabinet Eric-Louis Levy Lyon

    Economic and Commercial Law


  • 2014

    CAPA - School of Lawyers of the Rhône-Alpes region (EDARA),

  • 2010 – 2011

    Specialized Master / LLM "International Law and Management" - HEC Paris,

  • 2005 – 2010

    Master 2 "General Private Law" specialisation in Contract Law - University of Lyon III,

  • 2009 – 2010

    D.U. "English Law" - Institute of Comparative Law (IDC) Edouard Lambert, University of Lyon III,


  • Negotiation and drafting of all types of BtoB contracts such as franchise agreements, distribution agreements, partnerships, service provisions, referencing, commercial leases, GTCs, Terms and Conditions of Purchase

  • Structuring of franchise networks, deployment of sales outlets in France and abroad, and drafting of all related contracts

  • Consumer law: drafting of BtoC terms and conditions such as GTC, GSC, GCU, legal notices (all sectors of activity including regulated activities)

  • Relations with the DDPP and the DGCCRF

  • Litigation: assistance and representation

    • in the context of restrictive competition practices (brutal rupture of established commercial relations, significant imbalance, etc.) and unfair competition, before the courts (commercial courts, judicial courts, courts of appeal)
    • in the context of appeals against inspection and seizure operations carried out by administrative authorities such as the DGCCRF and the decisions authorising such operations.


Lucie Barbot assists French and international groups, their subsidiaries as well as SMEs and ETIs in various economic sectors:

  • Retail
  • Industries
  • Telecommunication and multimedia
  • Business services (all sectors)
  • Subscription services for consumers
  • Wellness/Loss Centres
  • Food stores
  • Media, communication, technology
  • Insurance