Public law – Town planning – Energy


Public law

As part of our expertise in public law, we intervene in issues related to land planning, public health policies, administrative authorizations and open data, and in the context of commercial planning transactions and large-scale real estate projects.

We assist our clients in a wide range public law issues:

  • General public law.
  • Institutional public law (local authorities, public service delegation, PPP), assisting general contractors.
  • Public procurement law.
  • State owned public land and public works.
  • Town-planning (commercial and industrial planning, administrative authorisations, construction, coastal and mountainous areas).
  • Administrative litigation and arbitration.
  • Environment (classified installations, polluted sites, renewable energy, financing).
  • Networks and electronic communications law.
  • Public health law.
  • Defense law.



We recently advised in the following areas:

  • Water utility concession.
  • Assistance in structuring, negotiating and drafting bank finance deals involving energy infrastructure projects (solar, wind and biomass).
  • Assistance to investors in power plants acquisitions .
  • Legal audits of infrastructure projects.
  • Public incentive funds.
  • Infrastructure construction contracts.
  • Commercial contracts related to infrastructure operations, particularly linked to material provisions and supervisory services.
  • Operator and maintenance agreements concerning energy plants.
  • Energy supply contracts for clients and providers.
  • Design of regulated organisational structures for energy utilities.
  • Disputes relating to the non-performance of power plants construction contracts.


We are regularly cited in reference rankings such as The Legal 500 and Décideurs.