Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats

Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats (LWA), a multidisciplinary and independent business Law Firm, is recognised for its technical expertise, its discipline and its intent to innovate.

Established in 1995 with the tryptic practices M&A, Public Business Law and the Law regulating New Technologies, LWA then recruited enlarged skills to cover all the most important areas of business law: Real Property Law, Private Equity, Tax Law, Labour Law, Environmental Law, Competition Law, Litigation.

Our practices, which comprise almost 50 lawyers, including 16 partners who are distributed over 3 offices (Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux), assist you and help you anticipate, elaborate and implement your projects through reliable solutions that are adapted to your strategic stakes.

Internationally, LWA has formed ties with foreign independent law firms that are recognised in their countries as being leading specialists that share the same values and quality requirements


Phone: +33 1 56597474
Address: 164 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris

Marie-Hélène Tonnellier

Partner since 1999, Marie-Hélène has structured and heads the firm's Digital & IP department. Both in advice and in litigation, she deals with all issues relating to IT, ecommerce and personal data issues, for private and public companies. She writes regularly in the legal literature specializing in these topics.

Marie-Hélène also provides specialized training in new technology law and personal data. She is in particular responsible for teaching  "IT contracts", for the Master 2 Law of Creation and Digital at Paris-Saclay University since 1995 and at HEAD school (Hautes Etudes Appliqués du Droit) for the Master 2 Law of Digital and Intellectual Property. She also regularly takes part in seminars, and was the previous President of IFCLA Association. She's very active in the AFDIT Association. Marie-Hélène holds a postgraduate degree (DEA) in Business Law (University Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne) and a postagraduate degree (DESS) in Notarial Law (University Paris II – Assas)

Charlotte Barraco-David

Charlotte Barraco-David is a French qualified lawyer, Counsel at Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats.
She is involved in all types of matters relating to the law governing new technologies and particularly in personal data law.

Charlotte assists public and private operators in implementing the obligations provided for in the French law governing data protection (loi informatique et libertés) of 1978 and in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (drafting confidentiality policies, outsourcing, crisis management in case of data leakage, assistance in the relationships with the French supervisory authority (CNIL), appointments of DPOs, developing a plan for complying with the GDPR, compliance reviews for asset acquisition projects...). She assists clients in litigation and prelitigation matters before the CNIL (onsite verifications, formal notices, sanctioning proceedings initiated by the "formation restreinte", the CNIL's enforcement body). She has been a data protection officer (DPO) since 2013, and she is now certified by the French Standardisation Agency (AFNOR).

Charlotte is a member of AFCDP (French professional association of DPOs), of ADIJ (French association for the development of legal informatics), of AFDIT (French association for informatics and telecommunications law) and of of IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals).

Charlotte holds a postgraduate degree (DESS) in Space and Telecommunications Law with a focus on information society law from the University of Paris XI – Sceaux, France and a postgraduate degree (DEA) in International and European Law from the University of Versailles – Saint Quentin, France.

What is the INPLP?

INPLP is a not-for-profit international network of qualified professionals providing expert counsel on legal and compliance issues relating to data privacy and associated matters. INPLP provides targeted and concise guidance, multi-jurisdictional views and practical information to address the ever-increasing and intensifying field of data protection challenges. INPLP fulfils its mission by sharing know-how, conducting joint research into data processing practices and engaging proactively in international cooperation in both the private and public sectors.