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Infrastructure & Projects

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Whether you are an operator, a manufacturer, a financial institution, an infrastructure fund or a public sector body, it is essential that you receive reliable legal advice for your infrastructure projects and their financing. Our intervention is based on extensive knowledge of the different business sectors concerned and on synergies between the offices from the CMS network. We can assist you in all areas relating to infrastructure, including transport, energy, healthc are, education, housing, the custodial sector, information technology and electronic communications, as well as water supply, sanitation and waste.

With over 20 associates, including 5 partners, we have the human resources, expertise and innovation you require to support you in setting up the appropriate funding and innovative contractual structuring for any type of infrastructure project, particularly in relation to contracts with public and private buyers, such as concessions, public-private partnerships, complex public contracts and contractual arrangements involving public property. We also assist our clients on the secondary market within the framework of proposed sales or acquisitions of shares in infrastructure projects.

With regard to international projects, our Infrastructure & Projects team is also supported by all member firms of the CMS network, who offer, in each jurisdiction, a full range of services for infrastructure projects.

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26/06/2020
Best Law­yers 2021
This year, our law­yers re­ceived 133 re­com­mend­a­tions; 3 law­yers are re­cog­nised as "Law­yer of the year" in Ad­min­is­trat­ive Law and in La­bour and Em­ploy­ment Law.
27 August 2020
Tail­ings Man­age­ment and New Stand­ards of Reg­u­la­tion
Tail­ings dam fail­ures have put the min­ing in­dustry in the head­lines for the wrong reas­ons in re­cent years. Dam fail­ures can have dis­astrous con­sequences in terms of loss of life and en­vir­on­ment­al dam­age...
29/11/2019
Sup­port­ing your in­fra­struc­ture pro­jects
Our law firm sup­ports you in im­ple­ment­ing your in­fra­struc­ture pro­jects. Down­load our bro­chure.
07 August 2020
Treaty claims for can­celled or mod­i­fied in­fra­struc­ture pro­jects in the...
A re­cent IC­SID tribunal has denied an in­vestor’s claim con­cern­ing the de­vel­op­ment of an air­port pro­ject in Latvia. The in­vestor was un­able to pro­ceed with the con­struc­tion of its pro­ject due to nu­mer­ous a...
01 July 2019
Best Law­yers 2020
More than 102 of our law­yers are re­com­men­ded: our law firm is nom­in­ated Law firm of the year in Con­struc­tion Law and in Tax Law.
05 June 2020
Ad­vance pay­ment bonds: “step­ping down” pro­vi­sions and more guid­ance on...
Last month we re­por­ted on a TCC de­cision which con­sidered the re­quire­ments for mak­ing and re­ject­ing a de­mand un­der an ad­vance pay­ment bond sub­ject to the URDG. Very sim­il­ar is­sues have now been con­sidered...
25/09/2020
The syn­ergy of our com­bined ex­pert­ise
CMS Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre Avocats is one of the lead­ing in­ter­na­tion­al cor­por­ate law firms.
07 May 2020
GRESB 2020 – It’s Ques­tion Time!
GRESB has launched its 2020 Real Es­tate As­sess­ment. GRESB is the lead­ing glob­al En­vir­on­ment­al, So­cial and Gov­ernance (ESG) bench­mark for the real es­tate and in­fra­struc­ture in­dus­tries. It is a vol­un­tary...
24/12/2018
In­nov­a­tion - New Year 2019
Watch the wishes of our law firm for a happy and pros­per­ous New Year 2019 in video be­low
07 May 2020
The use of ex­perts in in­ter­na­tion­al con­struc­tion dis­putes: con­flicts of...
A re­cent de­cision of the Tech­no­logy and Con­struc­tion Court ap­pears to be the first re­por­ted Eng­lish de­cision to up­hold a fudi­ciary duty of loy­alty in an ex­pert wit­ness ap­point­ment. The find­ing in this...
30/07/2018
Leg­al 500 Par­is 2018
Our firm is one of the best law firms in Par­is. We were ranked in 16 cat­egor­ies of the Leg­al 500 Par­is guide. Tax law, cap­it­al mar­kets... See all our 2018 rank­ings!
28 April 2020
In­dir­ect and con­sequen­tial loss ex­clu­sions: Eng­lish law holds the line...
A Tech­no­logy and Con­struc­tion Court de­cision last week has con­sidered a dir­ect at­tack on the tra­di­tion­ally nar­row in­ter­pret­a­tion giv­en by the Eng­lish courts to in­dir­ect and con­sequen­tial loss ex­clu­sion...