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Natasha is a British and French national. She studied law in both the UK and France and has worked in law firms in New York, Paris, and London.

Natasha co-heads Reed Smith's Competition and European Law department and is managing partner of the Paris office. She is also a former member of the executive committee, the firm’s global management body.


  • Université de Paris I Panthéon–Sorbonne, Maîtrise, Business law and International law
  • Brunel University

  • Englisch
  • Französisch
  • Deutsch
  • Persian


  • Silver Prize (Plume d'Argent) in the “Economic and legal issues of tomorrow – Professional press” category, for her article "Digital Markets Act: a European headache for companies", published on
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in France for Competition / Antitrust Law, 2020-2024, Litigation, 2023-2024, and for Regulatory Practice, 2024
  • Winner of 2019 International Advisory Experts Award in Competition Law within France
  • Ranked in the EU, Competition and Distribution category of the Legal 500 EMEA, 2020: “The competition team is jointly led by Marc Lévy and Natasha Tardif, who are both ‘very skilled and easy to work with’. They have a good understanding of business needs”.
  • Ranked in the Healthcare and life sciences category of the Legal 500 EMEA - 2020


  • 16 September 2021 - Experts meeting – healthcare, in Le Magazine des Affaires
  • September 2021 - Algorithmic cartels, in Expertises
  • 29 July 2021 - "Strategy: the remarkable resilience of business firms", Décideurs
  • 19 July 2021 - "Settle or Fight: Why Google bent on ad sales but is standing tough on neighboring rights", Legaltech news
  • 5 July 2021 - Interview by LexInside in relation to the Digital Markets Act
  • 7 March 2021 - "Natasha Tardif: a still singular profile among lawyers", Décideurs
  • 21 July 2020 - French Competition Authority fines 12 Deli Meat Makers For 'Failed' Cartel,
  • 16 June 2020 - Europe's Competition Watchdog Launches New Investigations Into Apple,
  • 10 March 2020 - Interview with Natasha Tardif, co-managing partner of Reed Smith LLP in Paris, Journal Spécial des Sociétés
  • 7 September 2017 - Health roundtable - the new frontiers of health, Le Magazine des Affaires

Academic engagements

  • University of Paris
  • Seton Hall University School of Law
  • University Paris-Dauphine 
  • University Paris II Assas
  • INSEAD Business School

Notable quotes

  • April 2018 - Contribution to the Lamy healthcare sector on the distribution of medicinal products: contractual aspects