Mr Frédéric Destal > De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés
9 RUE BOISSY D'ANGLAS
75008 PARIS
France
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Work Department

Operations Division: The transactional and litigation activities of the Corporate Operations Division cover industrial and commercial activities and more generally clients’ operations (sourcing, sales, promotions, concessions and public procurement contracts) and the defence and optimisation of their immaterial assets.

Position

Firm partner, Frédéric Destal specialises in public law and is involved in regulatory issues linked to governmental authorities and legislatures, as well as in all types of administrative disputes. He also assists and advises during procurement procedures and at the termination of the delegation of public services particularly in the telecommunication networks sectors (internet, fibre optics, etc.). He is also involved in major telecommunications projects. Frédéric Destal also has profound expertise in the field of public ownership, urban planning and public transportation for which he was the interlocutor for the principal project managing authority in Paris (Ile de France). He is the author of several articles on the subjects of the legal characterisation of the delegation of public services and the role and impact of semi-public companies (SPCs) in the local economy as well as the responsibility of local officials.

Languages

French, English.

Memberships

Frédéric Destal was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2000.

Education

Postgraduate degree (DESS) in Public Defence Law (Paris-II University, 1991); Postgraduate degree in Public Administration and Affairs Law (Sciences Po Paris – IEP, 1989).

Lawyer Rankings

France > Administrative and public law

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés frequently advises the French state, regional entities and other public entities, while also regularly assisting sponsors and private operators. The firm demonstrates strong public procurement expertise, managing several significant matters in relation to prison facilities, roads and waste recycling areas. Handling several strategic disputes in the railway sector on behalf of a major corporation, the group further bolstered its litigation experience, with Agnès Macaire as the key contact for public procurement matters. The firm is also handling the full range of work in French overseas territories, notably assisting public entities with important modernisation projects in French Guyana. Frédéric Destal is the key name here. Finally, the firm also has strong expertise in the healthcare sector, where Louis de Gaulle notably advises on various public procurement and regulatory issues. Gaïa Witz is the key contact for regularly issues in renewables projects.

Paris > Droit public et administratif

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés conseille l’état français, des collectivités territoriales et autres entités publiques, ainsi que des sponsors et des opérateurs privés. Le cabinet dispose d’une forte expertise dans le domaine des contrats publics. Il traite plusieurs dossiers significatifs en rapport avec des installations pénitentiaires, routières et de recyclage des déchets. Le cabinet gère aussi plusieurs litiges stratégiques dans le secteur ferroviaire pour le compte d’un grand groupe. Au sein de l’équipe,  Agnès Macaire est notamment recommandée pour la gestion de ces problématiques. Le cabinet traite aussi une grande diversité de dossiers en lien avec les DOM-TOM. Il accompagne ainsi des collectivités publiques dans la réalisation d’importants projets de modernisation en Guyane Française.  Frédéric Destal iest particulièrement impliqué sur ces aspects. Enfin, le cabinet dispose également d’une forte expertise dans le secteur de la santé, à travers Louis de Gaulle  qui s’occupe de questions réglementaires et de contrats publics ; quand Gaïa Witz  intervient dans des projets d’énergies renouvelables.