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Romaric Lazerges

Partner

Paris

Lazerges Romaric
Romaric Lazerges

Partner

Paris

Romaric Lazerges heads the firm's Global Public Law group and the public and environmental law team in our Paris office.

His expertise covers especially public contracts (PPP, concessions, public procurement), environmental law, notably climate and ESG issues, and regulatory in various sectors (e.g. media, energy, infra, telecom). Romaric advises his clients both on transactional matters and high-profile legal proceedings before administrative courts and tribunals, as well as before independent governmental agencies. His clients are either public entities or related or either private partners involved, banks, sponsors and lenders.

Apart from his activity as a lawyer, Romaric has been a maître de conférences at French university Sciences Po Paris for 20 years. Romaric is regarded by all the main directories such as Chambers & Partners, Legal500, IFLR1000 and similar as a leading lawyer in the French market.

Romaric is ranked as « Lawyer of the Year 2020” by “Best Lawyers” in Regulatory and is a recognised practitioner since 2014 in Administrative law, Energy, Public Finance, Public law and Telecommunication
 
"Romaric Lazerges maintains a strong reputation in the market, advising on concessions, bidding processes and public procurement matters. Interviewees note his "exceptional ability to advise you both on judicial and political aspects"."
Chambers Europe 2021 - France (Public Law: Public Contracts)
 
Leading Individual
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 - France (Administrative and Public Law)
 
Highly regarded
IFLR 1000 2020 - France (Project Development)
 
"Romaric Lazerges and senior associate Arthur Sauzay are both very knowledgeable of French environmental legal matters and provide a consistent service." 
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (ENVIRONMENT)
 
"Leading Individual"
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (ADMINISTRATIVE & PUBLIC LAW)
 
"Romaric Lazerges is a very good lawyer. He is extremely efficient and responsive. He is handling extremely complex files and always provides spot-on advice." 
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (ADMINISTRATIVE & PUBLIC LAW)
 
Band 1
Chambers Europe 2020 - France (Public Law: Public Contracts) 

Romaric Lazerges offers expertise in PPP projects and concession agreements, frequently undertaking instructions from high-profile domestic clients. Interviewees are full or praise, with one commenting that "his judgement and analysis are very reliable and are not limited to the field of law."
Chambers Europe 2020 - France (Public Law: Public Contracts) 

Highly regarded
IFLR1000 2020 - France (Project Development)

"Romaric Lazerges has particular strength in PPP, concession contracts and regulatory issues in the TMT, transport and energy sectors. He acted for Colas on the tender process launched by the French state for the new Route Centre-Europe Atlantique motorway. Clients comment: "He is a very insightful, responsive lawyer. He is very experienced and has perfect knowledge of complex contractual arrangements." Interviewees further praise Lazerges' "understanding of political issues and the ease with which we can contact and discuss matters with him."" 
Chambers Europe 2019 - France (Public Law) 

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Office

Paris

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52 avenue Hoche
75008 Paris

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted to the Bar, Paris, 2000

Academic

Post graduate degree, Public Law, University of La Sorbonne, 1999

Master, Public Administration, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, 1997