Oyat is a new independant law firm co-founded on 1st of January 2022 by Marie-Hélène Tonnellier, Caroline Basdevant-Soulié, Laurent de la Brosse who used to be partners at Latournerie Wolfrom law firm. Oyat has 5 partners, 20 lawyers and is dedicated to digital law, public and M&A matters.


Phone: +33 1 81224020
Website: www.oyat.law
Email: cabinet@oyat.law
Address: 164 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris

Marie-Hélène Tonnellier

+33 1 81 22 40 10/+33 6 80 94 38 01

Marie-Hélène has co-founded the Oyat law firm and heads the 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

+33 1 81 22 40 15

Charlotte Barraco-David is a French qualified lawyer and Counsel at Oyat law firm.
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.