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CompLaw: Advanced EU, London
24 & 25 April 2024
Hilton London PaddingtonLondon, UK

Vivien Terrien
Référendaire at European Court of Justice (General Court)


Vivien Terrien is a legal clerk (référendaire) at the Court of Justice of the European Union and was part of the EU General Court President’s chamber for ten years. He also acts as International Competition Network (ICN) representative for the Competition Council of Luxembourg since 2019 and is an Honorary Member of the European Lawyers’ Union.

Before joining the Court in 2009, Vivien practiced as an attorney in the antitrust teams of Linklaters in Paris and, then, of WilmerHale in Brussels. He qualified as a Paris and New York attorney-at-law after studying at Ottawa University (Canada) and graduating from the Universities of Paris II Panthéon-Assas and Nantes (France), the College of Europe (Bruges, Belgium) and Harvard Law School (Cambridge, USA).

Vivien is academically involved as a lecturer in EU internal market and competition law at the Paris II Panthéon-Assas University, the Lorraine University, the Catholic University of Paris and the University of Pau and the Adour Region. In addition, he regularly intervenes as a speaker on EU antitrust matters in international fora and before various national authorities. Moreover, he has organized and participated in several trainings and workshops for national judges, among them, those held in the framework of the Training for National Judges in EU Competition Law at the OECD-GVH Regional Centre for Competition in Budapest (Hungary).

Vivien has published many articles on EU litigation, antitrust and institutional law topics and, most recently, he co-authored the reference book “European Court Procedure – A Practical Guide” (Hart Publishing, 2020). He is also a team member of the Judicial Competition Law website (

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