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Pierre Guillot

Public Law / Energy & Infrastructure Partner, Paris

“I have more than 15 years’ experience of advising on public law, offering clients cutting-edge knowledge of the market and an in-depth understanding of projects and sectors which is key to helping them achieve their goals”

Overview

Professional experience

Education and qualifications

Overview

Pierre is a renowned public law practitioner focusing on infrastructure, energy and regulated sectors more generally.

He has gained significant experience working on landmark transactions over the last 15 years in France and abroad, from PPPs and concessions to M&A in highly regulated sectors and privatisation. His practice covers public law, project finance, public procurement, state aid, inbound investment, state property and environment.

Recent projects worked on include most of the major French PPPs or concessions, the development and financing of photovoltaic projects and wind farms, the acquisition of wind farm or solar plant portfolios and various transactions in regulated sectors. Pierre also advises companies in the context of litigation before administrative courts or regulators.

Work highlights

Pierre Guillot has been advising sponsors, lenders, bidders or the public sector on most of the major French projects tendered as PPPs or concessions over the last 15 years, including the SEA, CNM and BPL high-speed rail lines, the new headquarters of the French Military (Balard) and investment plans or corporate transactions on motorways.

Professional experience

A lawyer at the Paris Bar since 2005, Pierre joined our public law and projects team as a partner in 2019. He had previously been part of the team between 2008 and 2015.

Education and qualifications

Pierre graduated from the University of Paris X Nanterre (Undergraduate degree in Public law and English) and the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (Masters’ degree in Public law).

He speaks French and English.