Nicolas Brice, who is an experienced lawyer and litigator in France, focuses on public law, government contracts, project and infrastructure contracts, regulatory law, and administrative litigation under French and European laws.
Nicolas has extensive experience in the proceedings and execution of procurement contracts and project financing, particularly concession contracts and public-private partnerships (PPPs) related to public utilities and infrastructure. He advises clients in all infrastructure and utilities sectors such as roads, railways, airports, ports, energy and renewable energy, smart grids, e-mobility, telecommunications, transportation, stadiums, museums, and universities. He has broad experience in relationships and negotiations with public bodies and advises clients that include private companies, banks, and administrative and regulatory agencies.
Nicolas handles French and European foreign investments authorization (foreign direct investment [FDI]) in all transactional activities: M&A, capital and financial markets, and real estate. He also handles sector specific regulation primarily in the areas of energy and renewable energy, telecommunications, and transportation.
Nicolas represents clients before administrative courts, both in contractual and extra-contractual litigation, involving the responsibility of administrative agencies.
Prohibiting Compliance With Certain U.S. Sanctions—Advocate-General Grapples With EU Blocking Statute Catch-22
- 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 Public Law (2020) and in Regulatory Law (2017) by Best Lawyers and Les Echos
Gold Trophy in Public Law at the Trophées du Droit ceremony — Leaders League (2019)
Listed yearly among the best lawyers in public law and project finance in France by Chambers Europe and The Legal 500 EMEA
- English, French