Olivier de Courcel

Partner

Member of the Paris and New York Bars

Olivier de Courcel is a member of the Paris Bar and of the Bar of New York. He has been active in the area of information technology and communications for more than fifteen years and practiced as in-house counsel as well as abroad. He regularly works on transactions concerning information technologies and involving commercial and corporate law, as well as intellectual property, for foreign clients as well as French ones

EXPERTISE

Olivier de Courcel’s expertise is focused on Information Systems acquisition, hosting and outsourcing projects as well as on the supply and integration of ERP software and applications. He represents software providers as well as medium or large size companies. His experience also encompasses a number of transactions in the areas of e-commerce and telecommunications, with a specific expertise on outsourcing projects.

TRAINING 

Olivier de Courcel is a graduate of Paris-II University, DEA, Paris Institut d’Etudes Politiques and of Columbia University School of Law, LL.M

ASSOCIATIONS

Association pour le Développement de l’Informatique Juridique (Worshop on new technologies in the public sector), Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York State Bar Association, Association Française des Juristes d’Entreprise

Awards

  • BEST LAWYERS IN FRANCE 2019

    FÉRAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE was named by the Best Lawyers 2019 as “Law Firm of the Year” in Technology Law for having the most listed lawyers in this practice area.

    Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie has been selected as « Lawyer of the Year » in Litigation and Media Law categories and is named in those categories for the second consecutive year.

    Christiane Féral-Schuhl, Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie, Etienne Papin and Olivier de Courcel, have been selected in the following categories : Information Technology Law and Technology Law.

    Olivier de Courcel has also been selected in Telecommunications Law category for the second consecutive year.

    Etienne Papin has been selected in Personal Data and Privacy category.

    Christiane Féral-Schuhl, Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie and Etienne Papin have also been selected in Intellectual Property Law category for the third consecutive year.

  • CORPORATE LIVEWIRE – GLOBAL AWARDS 2018

    FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE has been selected by Corporate LiveWire as the winner of their 2018 Global Awards in  “IT & Media Lawyer of the Year” category.

  • LEGAL 500 EMEA - EDITION 2018

    FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE is ranked in the IT, Telecoms & Internet category by The LEGAL 500 EMEA.

    Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie and Christiane Feral-Schuhl are also ranked as “leading individuals”  in the IT, Telecoms & Internet category.

    The LEGAL 500 EMEA recognize Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie, Christiane Feral-Schuhl, Etienne Papin, Olivier de Courcel and Richard Willemant as “recommanded” in the IT, Telecoms & Internet category.

News

  • To read the interview of Olivier de Courcel for « The Legal 500 » in « The In-House Lawyer » issue of September 4, 2018.
  • Talk of Olivier de Courcel, Partner, on this subject during a conference organized by the CHECy (Center of High Studies of Cyberspace) on May, 4, 2018. For more information...
  • Talk of Olivier de Courcel on this subject on February 23, 2017, during the breakfast-debate on « Cloud Contracts », organized by the French Association of in-house lawyers. For more information...

Recent Publications