Our team combines and draws on its high expertise in public law, public procurement law, urban planning and environmental law and administrative litigation to design, develop and secure all of 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 or government bodies or local authorities.
Our dedicated public law team, in collaboration with other teams within the firm, provides advisory and litigation services to several major companies and large industrial groups or economic operators, including those operating in the railway, aerospace and waste treatment industries.
Our team provides its expertise to public and private players at all stages of public procurement, whether involving concessions, partnerships or complex arrangements:
Delegations of public services (DSPs) and public-private partnerships (PPPs) are complex legal arrangements that require assistance throughout the contractual lifetime of a project. Our team of experts works alongside public bodies and private corporations during all phases of the project, from the 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 contract.
We also provide assistance with financing agreements, as well as the performance and termination phases of the contract.
We take all necessary steps to facilitate our clients’ urban planning transactions and can provide assistance with any requirements they might have:
We assist public, para-public and private entities with all their issues relating to property in the public domain (“domanialité publique”):
Our team advises public entities on the choice and organization of public structures such as semi-public companies (SEMs), economic interest groupings (GIEs), public interest groupings (GIPs), local public companies (SPLs), public industrial and commercial undertakings (EPICs), corporations and public institutions. We assist our clients in preparing contractual documents, selecting modes of governance, drafting articles of incorporation, completing administrative formalities, and effectively setting up the relevant structure.
Our lawyers advise our clients on all aspects of the law relating to public institutions:
Our team deals with all kinds of public law disputes before national and European courts. Our assistance extends to all possible stages of disputes, from the audit of legal risks to mediation, handling pre-litigation matters, assisting with expert appraisals and, of course, representing clients in court.
We have developed extensive expertise in various types of litigation, with regard to:
“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 LITIGATION (FRANCE)
Public domain law
Public law – Market regulation
Energy – Market regulation
Administrative contracts & related litigation
Commercial urban planning
Urban planning & development
Renewable energy law
Environment - Litigation
Natural resources and renewable energies in Africa
ICPE, contaminated areas, industrial wilderness