Sabine Naugès comes highly recommended by peers who applaud her impressive handling of contentious matters across a range of sectors including aerospace, telecommunications and energy.
Sabine Naugès counsels highly regulated industries on all aspects of public law, including administrative and regulatory, competition and constitutional law. She regularly represents major companies with interests in a wide range of industries, including aerospace, energy, oil and gas, telecommunications, media and public healthcare, before the French government and in litigation, whether before administrative and commercial courts, or EU and French competition authorities. Mrs Naugès has an extensive regulatory experience in health sector advising laboratories, clinics, etc. She is used to represent clients before administrative courts and to represent clients in priority constitutionality issues (QPC) before the Constitutional Court. Mrs Naugès also counsels clients on export control, trade sanctions and foreign investments before the French government.
Mrs Naugès has taught administrative, regulatory and energy law at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, and she teaches petroleum and mining law in the framework of the energy law master’s programme of the same university. Sabine has served for three years as in-house counsel in a major publicly owned company.
Mrs Naugès has also written numerous articles for French administrative law reviews. She co-authored the antitrust, regulation and public sector chapter of the Contrats, Concurrences, Consommation (“Contracts, Antitrust and Consumption”) law reviews.
On the litigation side, Mrs Naugès recently represented Orange on regulatory projects relating to the development and access to the fibre optic network and in connection with the renewal of their licences, as well as in connection with several disputes before the European Commission concerning state aid; one of the largest independent oil companies in Europe in an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (CIRDI) arbitration against the Tunisian government relating to an offshore oil concession and also in an arbitration case against the French government; as well as a leading manufacturer of medical devices and its core business brands on anti-bribery, regulatory compliance and export control issues.
Mrs Naugès received her legal education at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne from which she holds a master’s degree in public law and a PhD in public law. She also graduated from the American University Washington College of Law with a Master of Laws in law and government. She is admitted to the New York and Paris bars.