Nicolas Brice has substantial experience in the area of public law, government contracts, project and infrastructure contracts, regulatory law, and administrative litigation. He also has extensive experience in the proceedings and execution of PPPs, concessions, public procurements, public land and properties, and all complex contractual arrangements related to public utilities and infrastructure (roads, railways, airports, ports, stadiums, museums, universities, etc.). His clients include private companies, banks, and administrative and regulatory agencies.
In addition, Nicolas advises clients on European and French regulatory law such as foreign investments, export controls, privatizations, and sector-specific regulations (energy, transportation, electronic communications, air and space, etc.).
Nicolas also represents clients before administrative courts, both in contractual and extra-contractual litigation, involving the responsibility of administrative agencies.
Before joining Jones Day in 2004, Nicolas worked for a British Paris-based law firm (2000-2004) and for a French law firm (2000).
Foreign Investment in France: Strengthening Control and Extending Strategic Sectors Under PACTE Law and New Decree
Investissements étrangers en France (IEF) : Renforcement du contrôle et extension des secteurs stratégiques
- 1er octobre 2015
Les marchés de partenariat : les principales différences avec le contrat de partenariat
- 21 mai 2014
Les nouvelles directives Marchés publics et Concessions
- University of Paris I-Panthéon Sorbonne (DESS in Public Law and Public Litigation 1999); University of Paris II-Panthéon Assas (Maîtrise in Public Law 1998)
- Paris Bar
Named a "Best Lawyer in France" in regulatory law by Best Lawyers and Les Echos (2017)
Listed yearly among the best lawyers in public law and project finance in France by Chambers Europe and The Legal 500 EMEA
- French and English