Pierre Kirch is a partner with the international law firm Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker (Europe), in its litigation department.

He divides his time between the firm's offices in Paris and Brussels.  His practice is devoted to the whole range of French and EU competition/antitrust law, as well as general EU law, which he has practiced now for almost 25 years.

Pierre Kirch’s practice, in Paris and Brussels, is focused on antitrust litigation, merger control, distribution law and state aid. He has also been a generalist practitioner of EU law since 1987. He has, in particular, been involved in complaint and advocacy procedures before the European Commission in areas as diverse as the regulation of biocide products and the application of VAT rules to educational institutions.

Mr. Kirch is the immediate past chairman of the EU law section of the Union Internationale des Avocats, and is a member of the Paris and Brussels Bars.