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France: Government Contracts 2017

We highlight 16 leading figures in the French market, recognised for the unrivalled legal services they offer to public authorities and private parties.

GIDE LOYRETTE NOUEL offers a complete range of services in this practice area. With two lawyers achieving recognition this year, is a prominent firm in the French market.
Bénédicte Mazel has vast experience across a range of public business law matters including service outsourcing and facility operation. Her impressive skillset includes both advisory and litigation services.
Thomas Courtel is a greatly respected and accomplished PPP practitioner with a distinguished record acting for private companies in relation to significant government contracts.

At UGGC AVOCATS, Thierry Dal Farra is a highly acclaimed economic public law specialist. He is particularly well versed in handling contract formation and execution.

JONES DAY’s Philippe Delelis is a longstanding fixture in the French market. He is among the top players and continues to impress with his impeccable knowledge of project finance and procurement contracts. 

Thierry Laloum of WILLKIE FARR & GALLAGHER is a leading authority on public financing and PPPs and is held in high esteem for his involvement in major transport and health industry projects.

Marc Fornacciari is a distinguished public law expert at DENTONS. His practice has a strong international element and he possesses particular expertise in PPPs and infrastructure projects.

Peers do not hesitate to recommend Paul Lignières of LINKLATERS for his first-rate expertise and experience handling significant privatisation and infrastructure project transactions.

At CLIFFORD CHANCE EUROPE, David Preat is a leading name with a sterling reputation for providing top-quality advice on contractual matters underpinning a diverse range of infrastructure projects.

Noël Chahid-Nouraï, star practitioner at ORRICK HERRINGTON & SUTCLIFFE, is very highly regarded for the breadth and quality of his expertise in public procurement and PPPs. He is a skilful adviser and litigator who also benefits from extensive experience in international transactions.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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