Thomas Picot advises and assists groups and businesses in French and European competition law: competition inquiries, dawn raids, disputes over cartels and abuse of dominant position, merger control, State aid, competition litigation.
Thomas has developed special sectoral expertise in the fields of transport, energy, environmental services, defence and aeronautics. He also acts in the fields of consumer law and lobbying.
He has also specialized in the area of compliance. In this capacity, he has conducted several competition audits for French and international groups, and has implemented numerous competition law compliance programs. He has developed a recognized competence as a trainer in competition law with lawyers, but also non-lawyer operational through an interactive pedagogy based on the practical examples.
Thomas is lecturer at Sciences Po Paris (international and comparative antitrust law). He is reserve commander (RC) in the French Navy and as such, he notably teaches oratory techniques at the Navy Center for Strategic Studies, the French War College (“Ecole de guerre”) and the Higher Military College (“Centre des hautes études militaires”).