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Projects and public law

If you're connected with public law in any way, you likely realise just how complex, awkward and difficult to understand EU and French rules can be. Getting it right isn't easy - and it's not likely to get any simpler in the future.

That's why you need lawyers who can cut through the complexity and deliver clear, effective legal solutions.

Gowling WLG provides that clarity. We offer advice and assist in disputes involving both large-scale public operations - from social, transport and energy infrastructure to networks and defence equipment supply chains - and the more traditional fields of regulatory public law, such as urban planning, environment, energy, health, NTIC, transportation, broadcasting, state aids and more.

Our team works on behalf of both public and private clients, and is seamlessly integrated with firm colleagues in real estate, finance, tax and corporate. This allows us to offer you a specialist focus on public-private partnerships (PPPs), public service delegations (PSDs) and public real estate operations.

Areas we cover include:

  • Financing of public facilities and infrastructures
  • Institutional public-private and other partnerships
  • Long-term administrative leases and public domain occupancy
  • Partnership contracts and concessions
  • Public procurement contracts (global and complex)
  • Public bond issues, loan guarantees
  • Public international law
  • Urban planning and development
  • Environment
  • Expropriation and pre-emption right
  • Regulated sectors: energy, health, broadcasting, transportation
  • State aids

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Cut through complexity. Our team is ready and here to help you succeed with your projects.

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