Maitre Laura Ceccarelli-Le Guen > DS Avocats > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

DS Avocats
6 RUE DURET
75116 PARIS
France

Work Department

Urban planning

Position

Partner

Career

Laura Ceccarelli-Le Guen is the co-head of the Urban Planning practice at DS Avocats. She advises public and private project operators on the regulatory aspects of their development and infrastructure projects, including project feasibility, changes in urban planning regulation, implementing procedures such as public participation procedures, right of initiative, environmental assessments, expropriation, pre-emption, etc., obtaining urban planning and environmental permits, and managing disputes and negotiations.

Laura has developed particular expertise in optimising and safeguarding all procedures required for large-scale development and infrastructure projects in accordance with the various applicable regulations, including the urban planning code, environmental and expropriation codes.

She teaches urban planning law and litigation as part of the Master’s in Urban Planning programme at the Ecole Urbaine de Sciences Politiques, where she is a member of the faculty.

Laura also provides training on topics such as “Implementing a large-scale real estate project: tools, methods and procedures under urban planning and environmental law,” “The impact of environmental reforms on real estate projects,” and “Carrying out successful expropriation or pre-emption procedures.” She also regularly publishes articles on environmental assessments.

Languages

French
English
Italian

Education

– Paris Bar School, 2003-2004
– Master’s (DESS) in Public Law Litigation, Paris 1 (merit), 2002 – 2003
– Doctorate from Paris 1 – Thesis on Error of Fact under the supervision of Professor Laurent RICHER, 2000-2002
– Master’s (DEA) in Internal Public Law, Paris I (merit), 1999-2000
– Master’s (maîtrise) in Public Law, Paris I (merit), 1998 – 1999

Lawyer Rankings

France > Administrative and public law

DS Avocats‘ large team is able to cover a wide range of public law issues. The firm stands out through its high-level urban planning law expertise and is regularly retained by public entities and universities to assist with ambitious re-urbanisation development and modernisation projects. The team is notably advising on the development of new research centres as well as on several major urban projects in and around Paris and a new large port redevelopment project. Other work includes matters for various private sector clients, for example real estate development projects. The practice is co-headed by the Paris-based Frédéric Lévy and Lyon office managing partner Jean-Marc PoissonMonique AmbalDavid GuillotLaura Ceccarelli-Le GuenMichaël Moussault and Nathalie Sultan are also noted.

Paris > Droit public et administratif

DS Avocats est en mesure de couvrir un large éventail de problématiques de droit public. Le cabinet affiche une expertise de haut niveau en droit de l’urbanisme. Il est régulièrement sollicité par des collectivités publiques et des universités pour les accompagner dans la réalisation de projets d’aménagement et ré-urbanisation ambitieux. L’équipe intervient notamment sur le développement de centres de recherches et dans plusieurs grands projets urbains du Grand Paris. Elle est aussi impliquée dans un nouveau projet de redéveloppement d’un grand port. La pratique accompagne enfin une clientèle de sociétés privées, par exemple pour des projets de développement immobilier. La pratique est codirigée par  Frédéric Lévy et l’associé gérant du bureau de Lyon  Jean-Marc PoissonMonique AmbalDavid GuillotLaura Ceccarelli-Le GuenMichaël Moussault et Nathalie Sultan sont aussi recommandés.