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Céline Cloché-Dubois

Céline Cloché-Dubois

Head of the Environment Practice

CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine
Languages French, English

Céline Cloché-Dubois is a partner in the Public & Property Law Department of CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats. She works in the following areas: urban planning and development law, environmental law and renewal energy law for businesses, property professionals, banks, investment funds, etc.

A member of the Wind Energy Commission’s Regulatory Department and of SOLER within the Renewable Energies Board, she monitors legal developments in the renewable energies sector and the practical problems encountered by professionals in that sector.

Her regular clients include property professionals and businesses, and she advises them on a wide range of projects (offices, housing, warehouses, manufacturing, shopping facilities). Her involvement can include the feasibility of a project from the point of view of urban planning regulations, environmental issues (such as may be present, for example, in the case of former industrial sites), the auditing of urban planning authorisation applications and other necessary administrative authorisations (ICPE (Installations Classées pour la Protection de l'Environnement [Facilities Classified for Environmental Protection]), Water Act, land clearance, etc.), the estimation of taxes and investment generated by urban planning authorisations, etc. To do this, she is in constant touch with the authorities and regularly participates in meetings organised by GRIDAUH (a group for research into the institutions and law on development, urban planning and housing) and SERDEAUT (research group on the law of the environment, development, urban planning and tourism, based at the University of Paris I - Panthéon Sorbonne).

Céline joined the firm in 2004, coopted Partner in 2020.

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Key practionner : Céline Cloché Dubois

Legal 500 EMEA Paris 2016/ Droit public et administratif

Relevant experience

  • Lecturer on the Master's course in Property Engineering at the University of Paris X - Nanterre,
  • Lecturer on the Master's course in Energy Law at the University of Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbonne
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  • CAPA (post-graduate legal qualification required to practise as a solicitor or barrister in France), specialising in environmental law and public law
  • Institute of Public Business Law (Paris XI - Paris Bar Association) (2003)
  • Post-graduate degree (DEA) in Public Business Law, University of Paris II - Panthéon-Assas (2002)
  • Post-graduate degree (DESS) in Local Authority Administration, University of Paris V - René Descartes (2001)
  • Institute of Political Studies (IEP), Grenoble - Public Service Department (1998)
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  • Member of SER (Syndicat des Energies Renouvelable, the French renewable energies board)
  • Member of ORIE (Observatoire régional de l'immobilier d'entreprise en Ile de France, the greater-Paris commercial property observatory)
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  • Le cadre juridique de l’achat d’énergie éolienne renouvelé, (Juin 2017) l
  • L’autorisation environnementale unique généralisée (Juin 2017)
  • Le droit à l’antenne-relais : à la croisée d’autres droits (Juin 2017)
  • Pas d’autorisation d’aménagement commercial sans desserte satisfaisante de l’équipement (Avril 2017)
  • Réforme du droit des contrats : consécration d’une obligation générale d’information précontractuelle (Mars 2017)
  • Urbanisme : un seul parc éolien plusieurs permis de construire ! (Décembre 2016)
  • Une nouvelle procédure de mise en concurrence pour les installations de production d’électricité (Décembre 2016)
  • L’Obligation d’information dans le cadre de transaction immobilières (Septembre 2016)
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