Jones Day

Public Law Department

France
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What the team is known for Advises on regulatory issues affecting clients across the energy, banking and telecom sectors. Has experience in standout public law mandates seeking to facilitate the privatisation of key French infrastructure. Regularly advises on the negotiation and award of public contracts and related disputes. Acts for private companies on their participation in public procurement processes, including bids for the award of energy or infrastructure construction contracts. Represents clients in cases before regional administrative courts.

Strengths Clients laud the team's "flawless expertise, availability at all times and ability to understand the client's needs."

Another satisfied interviewee says: "The firm has all the expertise needed to satisfy clients and handle all types of cases."

Work highlights Represented RATP in a dispute against Mobit over a EUR1.2 billion concession contract to operate the public road transport service in Tuscany.

Notable practitioners

Clients say that
Philippe Delelis
"has great finesse and is able to simplify the most complex issues and to propose original but still grounded and solid legal solutions." He is a highly reputed practitioner with expertise in privatisation mandates, regulatory matters and administrative litigations. Sources also report him to be "really brilliant and humble."