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Clemence Descoutures


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

Clémence Descoutures focused her practice on Projects, mainly in francophone Africa, in infrastructure, transportation, energy and mining sectors. 

She assists both public and private clients as part of the study, the development and the implementation of Projects in relation with public procurement, transportation, energy, mining or environmenetal law issues. In addition to this advisory activity, Clémence assists regularly clients as part of litigations before different French Courts.

Clémence Descoutures joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats as Mid-Senior Associate of the Africa team, in 2019. Before that, Clémence worked, as Lawyer, in the Public Law and Projects department of DLA Piper LLP lawfirm, in Paris (2016-2019).

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Relevant experience

  • Lawyer Associate, DLA Piper LLP France, Public Law and Projects, 2016-2019
  • Trainee Lawyer, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Public Law, 2016
  • Trainee Lawyer, DLA Piper LLP France, Public Law and Projects, 2015
  • Mission Head, Airbus, Département Export compliance, 2015
  • Law Clerk at the Paris Administrative Court of Appeal, 2013-2014
  • Lecturer at University Paris Ouest Nanterre, Constitutionnal Law, 2014-2015 
  • Lecturer at University Paris Est Créteil, Public law, 2014-2015
  • Trainee, Conseil d’Etat, Section des finances, 2012-2013
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  • Bar Admission, 10 February 2017 
  • Certificate of Lawyer's Professional Skill, November 2016 
  • Master II Droit des activités spatiales et des communications électroniques, University Paris XI -Paris Sud, 2015
  • Master II Administration et politiques publiques, University Paris II Panthéon Assas, 2013
  • Master I, Droit public de l’économie, University, Paris II Panthéon Assas, 2012
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  • Member of the Paris Bar, 2017-2019
  • Hauts-de-Seine Bar Admission, 2019
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