Catherine Gaillarde is an associate, in charge of the Japan Desk in Paris.
Catherine works in corporate law, commercial contracts, intellectual property and assists international clients in their investments in France or in Japan. She regularly advises French and Japanese clients in their cross-border operations and partnerships.
After a 4 years experience in consulting and litigation in a business law firm in Paris, Catherine was legal director at Universal Music France – Vivendi Group for 7 years, then Head of Legal & Business Affairs at the French Chamber of Commerce in Abu Dhabi,UAE.
She then joined the LPA Tokyo office where she assisted French companies in their projects of implantation in Japan and their partnerships with the Japanese companies for more than 3 years
Catherine graduated from the Universities of Paris II-Assas and Paris X-Nanterre.