Danièle BRIAND is originally a lecturer at the University of Rennes 1. She holds a PHD, a Master degree in business law (DESS), a Diplôme Juriste Conseil d’Entreprise (DJCE) from the University of Rennes 1 and a Certificat d’Aptitude à la Profession d’Avocat (Lawyer certificate).
In parallel with her academic career, Danièle BRIAND was appointed in 2000 as External Auditor at the French Competition Authority, in charge of investigating cases of anti-competitive practices ; a position she held for 2 years.
Wishing to continue as a practitioner, she became a consultant in competition law for law firms, then worked as a lawyer in a business law firm in Rennes.
In 2010, Danièle BRIAND created her own firm to continue working independently.
Danièle BRIAND specializes in commercial, business and competition law, as well as international and European Union law. She has a renowned expertise in competition law, in the implementation of European economic regulations, and in project structuring strategies,particularly in the food industry, service, construction and fishing sectors.
Pursuing her academic career, Danièle BRIAND was appointed in 2020 to the new Chair of the University of Rennes 1 Foundation named : “Droit des activités économiques – Claude Champaud”.