Bar admission: Paris (2007)
Henri Savoie heads the public law and regulatory practice of the firm.
Before practicing as a lawyer, he was a member of the “Conseil d’Etat”, the Supreme Court of the French administrative order, for over seventeen years. During this time, he was an adviser to Alain Juppé – the French Prime Minister between 1995 and 1997 – and a legal adviser to the President of the Republic of Senegal, Abdoulaye Wade (2001-2005).
Henri advises French and foreign private companies, public companies and public institutions on complex regulatory issues, particularly in the following sectors: telecoms, media, banking, energy, water and transport.
He also has significant experience in litigation before the administrative jurisdictions, including the “Conseil d’Etat” and the “Conseil Constitutionel”, and the sector regulators such as the electronic telecom regulator (ARCEP), the media regulator (CSA), the railway regulator (ARAF) and the energy regulator (CRE).
In coordination with the firm’s corporate practice, Henri has participated in a number of transactions relating to the corporate and the capital restructuring of public companies and institutions.
Moreover, he has been involved in all aspects of major public procurement contracts negotiation phase, execution phase and litigation phase. (public procurement, concessions, PPPs and complex contractual arrangements).
Main areas of expertise
Institute of Political Studies, Paris
Licence in Law – Université de Paris Nanterre
Former student of the École Nationale d’Administration (ENA) Paris
French / English