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Leila Hubeaut

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Work +33 1 42 68 48 00
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Dentons

Work Department

Energy and Infrastructure

Position

Leîla Hubeaut is a partner in Dentons’ Energy group in Paris

Career

Leila has developed a strategic expertise in project development, including M&A and joint venture transactions, mainly in the sectors of mining, hydrocarbures, infrastructure and telecommunications with a focus on Africa. Leîla Hubeaut focuses on the regulatory and public law aspects of projects, particularly in the licensing of regulated activities and also advises on contractual arrangements for project financing to ensure their bankability.

Herbert Smith Freehills (2013-2017)
Gide Loyrette Nouel (2002-2013)
Ernst & Young (1998-2000)

Languages

English, French, Spanish

Member

Admitted to the Paris bar in 2003
Member of the IBA (International Bar Association), section “Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure”
Member of the AIPN (Association of International Petroleum Negotiators)

Education

Boston University School of Law, LL.M in International Business Law (2002)
ESCP Europe, Master’s degree in Business Law and Management (1999)
University of Cergy-Pontoise, Master’s degree in Business Law (Diplôme de Juriste Conseil d’Entreprise) (1998)


France

Project finance

Within: Project finance

Dentons has 'a solid team for infrastructure projects in France’. The firm is notably advising on several of the market's largest rail and road projects, including assisting the Ministry of Transportation with the awarding of the RCEA highway road project. The practice also advised on domestic university and school projects and is assisting Vinci Airport with its bid for the Belgrade airport Nikola Tesla concession project. Public law expert Marc Fornacciari and project finance partner Jean-Marc Allix are ‘very good’. The firm also handles energy projects abroad. It was recently involved in large wind and solar projects in Africa and Iran, advising Meridiam and Eiffage on the development of a 30MW solar plant in Senegal, as well as Quercus on a €500m deal with Iran’s Ministry of Energy for the development of a 600MW solar energy plant in Iran. Ramin Hariri and Leïla Hubeaut are key names for energy projects.

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France: Industry focus

Industry focus: energy

Within: Industry focus: energy

Dentons assists French and global energy, power, oil, gas and mining companies. On the domestic side, public law partner Marc Fornacciari successfully acted for US client Schuepbach Energy in a dispute with the French state relating to shale gas exploitation; the French state was ordered to pay damages to the client. The firm is primarily involved in wind, solar, mining and oil and gas projects in Africa and Iran. It recently advised on several large projects including assisting Meridiam and Eiffage with the development of a 30MW solar plant in Senegal, as well as Quercus with a €500m deal with Iran’s Ministry of Energy for the development of a 600MW solar energy plant. Practice co-heads Ramin Hariri and Leïla Hubeaut are noted.

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