Malik Idri is a Competition lawyer in Orrick's Paris office.

Malik practice focuses on French and European competition law, on both transactional and litigation cases: merger control, antitrust litigation before the French Competition Authority and the European Commission, as well as litigation cases before the administrative courts and State aid.

Malik is an abuse of dominant position specialist, with a particular focus on the telecommunication sector. He dedicated his doctoral thesis to the opening up of competition of the French phone network and he worked at the French sector regulator (ARCEP). He also has advised SFR on a number of litigation matters including the Orange’s sentence to pay the highest fine ever imposed by the French competition authority for abuse of dominant position.

Malik spent seven years at Clifford Chance where he also developed a deep knowledge of the distribution sector, in particular on suppliers and distributors’ relationships and private enforcement cases.  

Malik is a regular lecturer at the ESSEC, where he graduated and he regularly publishes articles.