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Romaric Lazerges

Partner

Paris

Lazerges Romaric
Romaric Lazerges

Partner

Paris

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 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 (Public Law)

IFLR1000 2019 Notable practitioner : Project development

Romaric Lazerges leads a significant number of infrastructure, transport, telecommunications and energy matters, offering particular support on public law and regulatory issues. He is praised by clients for his attentiveness, as well as his ability to "understand the commercial stakes of the project and make an effort to get everyone to agree." CHAMBERS & PARTNERS 2018 - France (PFI/PPP)

Head of department Romaric Lazerges has strong expertise in administrative litigation, regulatory issues and public contracts. Clients say that he has a "global vision of the situation, his experience brings depth to the analysis." Further sources describe working with him as "simple, clear and efficient – we found the right rhythm of working together." CHAMBERS & PARTNERS 2018 - France (Public Law)

Romaric is a recognised practitioner in Legal 500 2018.

News & insights

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Publications: 18 FEBRUARY 2020

Antitrust and Brexit – where do we stand?

The UK has well-established domestic antitrust and merger control regimes, enforced by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

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Publications: 17 FEBRUARY 2020

U.S. Treasury implements Final FIRRMA Regulations

This week, new regulations promulgated by the U.S. Department of the Treasury (the Treasury) went into effect to finalize and comprehensively implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA). These newly-amended regulations (the Final FIRRMA Regulations) both broaden the jurisdictional scope of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and institute key exceptions scaling CFIUS’s authority over certain foreign investments.

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UK Consultation

Publications: 26 JULY 2019

UK consultation on enhancing modern slavery statements: beyond minimum compliance

The UK’s Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the Act) was heralded as the first legislation of its kind globally and is thought to have inspired a number of other governments to introduce their own supply chain transparency and due diligence laws. 

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Publications: 17 JANUARY 2019

French on-shore wind market in 2019: Towards repowering

The French Government recently announced new objectives for on-shore wind development. The contemplated objectives are 24.6 GW by 2023 and 34.1 to 35.6 GW by 2028 (rising from about 14.5 GW currently).

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Office

Paris

Allen & Overy LLP
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