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Romaric Lazerges



Lazerges Romaric
Romaric Lazerges



Romaric Lazerges heads the public and environmental law department in our Paris office. His expertise covers especially public contracts (PPP, concessions, public procurement), regulatory in the media, energy and telecom sectors. Romaric also advises his clients in high-profile legal proceedings before administrative courts and tribunals, including before the Conseil d’Etat and the Conseil constitutionnel, as well as before independent governmental agencies (such as the Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel, the Commission nationale informatique et libertés and the Autorité de regulation des communications électroniques). His clients are either public entities or related or either private partners involved, banks, sponsors and lenders.


In addition to his activity, Romaric is a lecturer (maître de conferences) at Sciences Po Paris as well as one of the founding members of the Sciences Po Paris “public law club”, a think tank set up in 2010 and gathering academics, judges and practitioners.

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 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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Publications: 07 AUGUST 2020

Irish Supreme Court ruling on FIE vs. Ireland – increasing pressure for European governments to bolster climate ambitions

On 31 July 31 2020, the Irish Supreme Court quashed the national plan for tackling climate change adopted by the Irish Government in 2017. In the wake of the December 2019 Urgenda landmark ruling in…

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Updated Equator Principles: Transition to Version 4

Following an extensive consultation process, the Equator Principles Association (EP Association) adopted a fourth iteration of the Equator Principles (EP4) on 18 November 2019. Originally, EP4 was due…

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The EU Commission’s Hydrogen Strategy: A turning point?

Publications: 09 JULY 2020

The EU Commission’s Hydrogen Strategy: A turning point?

On 8 July 2020, the Commission published its “strategic roadmap” for “building a hydrogen economy for a climate-neutral Europe”. This is one of the key actions of the EU “Green Deal” initially…

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Publications: 15 MAY 2020

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A team of Allen & Overy’s specialists across Europe and the U.S. hosted a client webinar focussing on the lifting of Covid-19 coronavirus lockdown restrictions and key issues to consider when…

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Admitted to the Bar, Paris, 2000


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

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