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Maxence Gagnardeau's practice focuses on public law. He assists French and international clients on administrative litigation and legal issues related to public procurement, contracts, and regulatory developments.

Before joining Jones Day in 2021, Maxence worked at a French law firm where he handled regulatory and competition law matters affecting the energy, telecommunications, and audio visual business sectors.


  • Real estate management company awards global performance contract to accelerate energy transition of numerous business premisesJones Day advised a real estate management company during the award procedure of a 10-year global energy performance contract concluded with EDF Group, with an estimated value of €400 million, aimed at reducing by 2030 energy consumption by 20% and CO2 emissions by 35%.
  • AIP acquires Aluminium BelgiumJones Day advised American Industrial Partners in the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Aluminium Belgium BV, the parent company which owns Aluminium Duffel, from Ecnavla 8 UK Ltd.