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Pascale Déchamps



Pascale Déchamps is a partner at Accuracy. Since 2003, she has been providing competition advice to companies as well as enforcing competition law. She assists companies in merger control proceedings, in investigations into abuses of dominant positions, cartels and State Aid across sectors. She also testifies in courts on matters of competition law infringements and damage quantification.

Prior to joining the firm, she was Rapporteure Générale Adjointe (head of unit) at the French competition authority for three years. While at the French competition authority, she supervised antitrust cases in the telecom and digital sectors.

She was previously a partner at an economics consulting firm specialising in competition economic advice, based in Paris.

Pascale speaks fluent French and English.


  • Executive MBA (HEC, France)
  • Post-graduate diploma in competition law (King’s college, UK)
  • Msc in Economics (LSE, UK)
  • Msc in Econometrics and statistics (TSE, France)

In-depth expertise

Merger control: contribute to transaction design, provide inputs and insights into notification filings, develop economic analysis of competitive interactions and assess counterfactual scenario, design potential remedies

Antitrust – abuse of dominant position: assess existence of a dominant position, analyse market positions, market strategies and potential theories of harm, determine potential effects, advise dominant firm or potential victim of an abuse in antitrust filings

State aid law compliance: support recipients of aid or competitors of State-backed firm into assessing the existence of an aid, and its legality, from an economic and financial perspective

Damage quantification: provide expert opinion in court in relation to the quantification of damages arising from an illegal practice (eg cartel, abuse of a dominant position)

Regulatory market design: contribute to designing market regulation, in particular in the telecom and digital sectors

Digital business models: provide insights into new digital business models, e.g. platform or e-commerce businesses, and transitions from products to services.