Classements

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Classements Chambers Europe – Public Law 2012/2020

Chambers Europe 2018 / 2020 : Public Law (Band 4)

What the team is known for: Handles a range of public law mandates in heavily regulated sectors, most notably in energy. Assists with issues relating to public procurements, including advising on litigation proceedings. Has a strong practice in M&A transactions that involve public entities. Strengths: enthuse: « We are very satisfied with the work done, » adding that the lawyers « understand our problems and respect deadlines. » (2020)

What the team is known for: Handles a range of administrative litigation and public contracts mandates. Assists with issues relating to concession contracts, including advising on public tender bids. Advises energy, telecoms, transportation and defence sector clients on interactions with regulators. Has a strong practice in M&A transactions that involve public entities. Strengths: Clients say that the lawyers « are reactive and quick. » Another interviewee highlights the team’s efficiency and the quality of the documents produced. (2019)

What the team is known for: Prominent team for complex public contractual structures, including dispute resolution arising from governmental contracts. Attracts clients from domestic industrial groups and state-controlled enterprises. Experienced in regulated industries and public services, with a strong practice in PPP, public finance and government grants. Particularly active in the energy sector. Strengths: Clients appreciate the pragmatism and availability of the team. (2018)

Chambers Europe 2014 / 2017 : Public Law (Band 3)

What the team is known for: Prominent team for complex public contractual structures including dispute resolution arising from governmental contracts. Experts from a number of different jurisdictions trained worldwide are able to handle cross-border matters. Attracts clients from domestic and international industrial groups, as well as state-controlled enterprises. Experienced in regulated industries and public services, with a strong practice in public finance and government grants. Strengths: One client notes: « They have adapted to very technical cases needing a precise and varied expertise. » Another recognises the « numerous abilities at their disposal. » (2017)

What the team is known for Prominent team for complex public contractual structures, as well as government contract dispute resolution. Attracts clients from domestic and international industrial groups, as well as state-controlled enterprises. Experienced in regulated industries and public services, with a strong practice in public finance and government grants. Strengths « It is a multi-disciplined team with a good understanding of administrative procedures – it can get involved with the private aspects as well as the public. » (2016)

What the team is known for Compact team with an increasing focus on PPPs and regulatory advice concerning the energy sector. Aside from supporting the real estate, corporate, banking and finance departments on sizeable transactions, the team also provides litigation services and advises companies on regulatory law, deregulation and public contracts. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients) « We knew we would get the level of quality and specialism that we needed from this firm. » (2015)

What the team is known for Broad expertise covering public contracts and complex contractual structures. Further skill advising public services and regulated industries including banks, service providers, and national and local authorities. (2014)

Chambers Europe 2012 / 2013 : Public Law (Band 2)

This public law team’s clients include financial institutions, local authorities, state bodies, hospitals and public services such as utilities and waste management. It handles mandates in an array of regulated sectors such as energy, transport, health and media. This full-service practice is well placed to advise on the full range of work in this area, including issues relating to urban planning, public sector contracts, public property and development laws. Sources say: “A pragmatic team with an excellent knowledge of PPP projects.” (2013)

This team handles administrative contracts, planning law, public contracts, and state aid matters. Its client portfolio includes Bayer, Eramet, Thales and Total. Amongst recent mandates, the group assisted AXA REIM France with its successful submission of tenders with Bouygues for the award of part of the EUR3.5 billion PPP contract for the building and management of the new Ministry of Defence headquarters. Sources say: “Definitely making its name in the public law market.” (2013)