We offer our customers bespoke expertise by matching their projects with the appropriate skills based on the area of practice under consideration.
The teams dedicated to Regulated Industries, working in a cross-disciplinary manner, are made up of lawyers with recognized skills in specific legislative practices: Energy and natural resources, Electronic Communications, Public Housing, Education and Media. In order to offer a comprehensive service to its clients, Earth Avocats combines its expertise in regulated industries with its specific know-how in public economic law, corporate – M&A, urban planning, land development, project financing, competition, taxation, commercial contracts and litigation.
The teams regularly act for major groups, public and semi-public entities, investment funds, industrial or infrastructure companies.
Expertise in Regulated Industries
Healthcare legislation is a very specific sector-based law governing the activities of public and private actors in the healthcare industry. It includes all the legal regulations specific to the activity, organization and functioning of this sector.
Healthcare legislation is undergoing numerous changes and transformations due to the emergence of contemporary issues such as digital technology and the evolution of institutional governance.
Through its multidisciplinary practice, Earth Avocats has a comprehensive approach to healthcare legislation. It advises its clients through an articulation of various regulatory and transactional considerations. Among its clients, Earth Avocats counts Hospital Centers, University Hospital Centers, Regional University Hospital Centers, Territorial Hospital Groups, private for-profit or non-profit healthcare establishments, Public Interest Groups, Economic Interest Groups etc.
Mastering public business law is essential to the growth and security of the firm’s clients’ activities. Earth Avocats’s core competencies include mastering contracting methods between all types of public and private actors, knowing how to finance public interest initiatives, monitoring the development of all types of regulations, anticipating changes in government policies resulting from European Union legislation, and mastering the methods of obtaining the necessary authorizations and permits for our clients’ projects.
Our teams dedicated to public business law are proficient in the legal and strategic constraints linked to the world of business and public authorities.
This variety of knowledge shapes our identity on the legal market. The scope of our teams’ expertise ranges from public property issues to complex legal set-ups, as well as public and semi-public consortiums. Our colleagues are continually scrutinizing the new regulations in force to ensure the best possible set-ups and to accompany the entities thus created in carrying out their mission.
Earth Avocats assists its clients in their growth ambitions, whether to strengthen their financial standing, secure their position or open up to new markets.
The Corporate / M&A practice advises its French and foreign clients at all stages of their development and their M&A operations. Our expertise covers all corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, stock exchange law, and restructuring (carve out, spin off, distressed M&A), both in terms of transaction and litigation, as well as on regulatory matters.
Earth Avocats assists its clients in building shared spaces respectful of social and economic issues, environmental constraints and urban planning regulations.
Our dedicated teams provide transactional and litigation services in the fields of land development, urban planning and environmental law. They advise private and public sector contracting authorities in the setting up and monitoring of development and construction operations.
Earth Avocats is active in all aspects of building the city of the future. Our construction and real estate practices aim to integrate the highest social and environmental requirements for improved community living.
The firm will easily meet all the legal needs of your real estate projects, both in terms of transaction and regulatory advice and litigation, throughout the entire construction or renovation process.
The Construction Law team provides legal assistance to project developers, public and private entities, and to local public/private partnerships. Our expertise is at work right from the start of the development, throughout the life of the construction site, and at the time of acceptance/delivery of the project. Our competence also includes the better enforcement of legal warranties of the contractors :
Earth Avocats provides legal assistance to its public and private clients in all aspects of their activities, before administrative and judicial courts. The firm also intervenes in the context of alternative dispute resolution.
At Earth Avocats, our results-oriented culture, technical precision, and experience allow us to achieve very significant successes.
The experience acquired by the firm’s attorneys in highly regulated industries, such as healthcare, transportation, energy, telecommunications, and public housing, enables them to offer high value-added legal assistance in technical litigation proceedings and in dealing with regulatory or supervisory authorities.
The Earth Avocats law firm’s tax practice works in close cooperation with all of the firm’s attorneys on the most complex tax issues, particularly in highly regulated industries, which is the core competence of Earth Avocats.
Tax optimization is one of the major areas of expertise of the tax team. Our tax practice for public and private institutions and companies involves mastering the most elaborate tax litigation. This skill is combined with an excellent command of financial and accounting aspects.
From tax audits to assistance with tax audits, we guarantee a personalized follow-up, adapted to your industry, regulatory and budgetary issues.
Earth Avocats has expertise in public policy and its various legislation, as well as in regulatory matters. Its competence in the fields of public institutional rights, regulatory, and compliance makes it a leading expert in government and local authorities and bodies.
The firm’s teams are able to provide tailored advice regarding public strategies, interaction with political power and public administrative staff.
Earth Avocats advises companies, their executive and managing officers, and their shareholders in the context of amicable or collective proceedings. The firm also provides its expertise to industrial or financial buyers in the context of their asset acquisition strategy.
With many years of experience serving executives and shareholders in France and abroad, the Restructuring and Insolvency team supports the growth of companies and anticipates crises by setting up ad hoc legal tools for preventing and handling financial distress.
Earth Avocats has extensive experience in structuring, documenting, and negotiating all types of financing for private and public partners.
The dedicated team advises numerous credit institutions, acting as arrangers, lead arrangers, participants, as well as private (bond and mezzanine) and public investors. It also provides advice to public entities seeking specialized financing for their projects.
Earth Avocats assists its public and private clients in the safe conduct of their business strategies under French and European competition law.
Its dedicated teams regularly advise foreign investors in their acquisition of companies in France, as well as French sellers wishing to secure their transactions with foreign players.
With offices in Paris and Brussels, the firm is particularly active in regulated industries, thus completing its expertise in these sectors.
The firm has developed a real expertise in legal issues related to the transport of people and goods.
The team is involved in all areas of transport: rail, air, sea and river transport, road and motorway transport, electric vehicles and new forms of mobility, intermodal transport, services and innovative solutions for transport companies and passengers.
Our attorneys provide both legal and transactional services to facilitate the implementation of their clients’ projects.