Our team uses all its expertise in public law, public procurement law, planning law, environmental law and administrative litigation to design and safeguard its clients’ development projects.
The complementary nature of our lawyers’ legal expertise and their solid sector-based experience enable us to provide a high level of support adapted to the needs of public or private companies, administrative bodies or local authorities.
Both in advisory and contentious work, our dedicated team public law team, in collaboration with other teams within the firm, provides assistance to several major specialized companies and large industrial operators, particularly those specializing in the railway, aerospace and waste treatment sectors.
Our team provides its know-how to public and private bodies at all stages of public procurement procedures, whether involving concessions, partnerships or complex arrangements:
Delegations of public services (DSP) and public-private partnerships (PPP) are complex legal arrangements that require assistance throughout the contractual lifetime of a project. Our team of experts works alongside public bodies and corporations during all project phases from analysis and preparation of a risk matrix to the drafting of tender documents, and from procurement procedures to the negotiation of contractual clauses and the finalization of the agreement.
We also provide assistance with financing agreements, implementation phases and the termination of agreements.
We take all necessary steps to facilitate our clients’ planning transactions and can provide assistance with any requirements they might have:
We assist public, semi-public and private entities with all their problems relating to property in the public domain:
Our team advises public entities on the choice and organization of public structures such as semi-public companies (SEMs), EIGs, public interest groupings (GIP), local public companies (SPL), public industrial and commercial undertakings (EPIC), corporations and public institutions. We assist our clients with the drafting of contractual documents, the choice of modes of governance, the drafting of articles of incorporation, administrative formalities and the effective setting up of the structure concerned.
Our lawyers advise our clients on all aspects of the law relating to public institutions:
Our team deals with all kinds of public law litigation before national and European courts. The assistance we provide covers all the potential stages of disputes, from auditing the legal risks to mediation, handling pre-contentious matters, assisting with experts’ reports and, of course, representing clients in court.
We have developed extensive expertise in various types of litigation, concerning:
“The team of about ten lawyers can deal with a varied range of cases, while its expertise in litigation and public procurement contracts is particularly well-known”
Public and administrative law
"Clients describe the team as "very pleasant, responsive and committed both on the technical advice given in public law and on the more commercial aspects."
Public law: Public sector contracts
Environment; Administrative litiga¬tion (France)
Public domain law
Public law – Market regulation
Administrative contracts & related litigation
Town planning and development
Renewable energy law
Energy – Market regulation
Natural resources and renewable energies in Africa
Environmentally classified buildings (ICPE), polluted sites, brownfield development