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Nicolas Baverez is a French qualified partner in the Paris office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, and a member of the Administrative Law, Regulatory and Government Contracts practice groups.
Mr. Baverez’s practice is focused on privatizations, public-private partnerships, regulatory law, complex transactions and litigation cases. He has extensive experience representing and assisting the French State, governmental bodies and state-owned and private entities in their development, the management of their regulatory environment, their administrative on constitutional litigation and arbitration proceedings. His experience includes:
Mr. Baverez has been ranked as a leading lawyer for France: Public Law by Chambers Europe (2008-2016), and Legal 500 EMEA (2007-2017). Chambers Europe has noted that Mr. Baverez “is a favourite with public bodies” and Legal 500 has praised his “top-notch practice”, recently commenting: “Nicolas Baverez is an ’emblematic’ figure who manages ‘a unique and sophisticated caseload'” and that he is “a one-of-a-kind adviser”. He is also recommended in Best Lawyers in France in Public Law (2015-2018) and Administrative Law (2018). Who’s Who Legal ranks him for Administrative Litigation.
Mr. Baverez previously served as a magistrate in the Cour des Comptes, was a member of staff for the President of the French Parliament and was the Director of Communication and Business Development at FIMALAC. He has practiced as a lawyer since 1998 and has managed the Public Law activity of two Paris law firms.
Admitted to the Paris Bar, Mr. Baverez graduated from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) in 1988, from University of Paris X – Nanterre with a PhD in History in 1986, from Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) in 1984, from University Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne with a DEA (post-graduate degree) in Social Sciences in 1983 and from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris in 1982.
He is fluent in English.
École nationale d'administration-ENA - 1988 Diplôme
École normale supérieure de Paris-ENS - 1984 Diplôme
Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - 1983 DEA
Institut d'etudes politiques de Paris-Sciences Po - 1982 Diplôme
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