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Ruxandra Lazar is counsel in King & Spalding’s Government Matters practice. Recognized by Legal 500 as one of the “next generation lawyers” in administrative and public law and Energy regulatory in France, she specializes in public law and regulatory matters.

Ruxandra has 360-degree experience in these domains and is equally at ease handling litigation, advisory and transactional matters.  Concerning litigation, Ruxandra has extensive experience of high-profile court proceedings before administrative courts and the Constitutional council, based, among others, on EU law and constitutional law. In her role as counsel, she advises on a wide range of issues in regulated sectors, such as energy, healthcare, utilities, higher education, defence, telecommunications, food and beverages, as well as on compliance matters. On the transactional front, she assists on the public law aspects of projects in the energy and infrastructure fields, and corporate, finance and capital markets matters that comprise regulatory aspects.

Ruxandra graduated from the prestigious French Ecole nationale d’administration and received law degrees from Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University and Bucharest University.

Prior to joining King & Spalding in 2013, Ruxandra spent nine years with international City law firms in Paris.

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Credentials

English

French

Romanian

A ‘remarkable lawyer who shows exceptional client commitment and expertise and never leaves anything to chance’.


Legal 500 EMEA, 2019

Next Generation Lawyer - France Energy, Regulatory


Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Next generation lawyer (Administrative and Public Law)


Legal 500 2018

Highly recommended for administrative contracts and related litigation, energy / regulatory and renewable energy


Décideurs 2019

Standout specialist on Government contracts in France


Who’s who Legal 2016

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Recognition

A ‘remarkable lawyer who shows exceptional client commitment and expertise and never leaves anything to chance’.


Legal 500 EMEA, 2019

Next Generation Lawyer - France Energy, Regulatory


Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Next generation lawyer (Administrative and Public Law)


Legal 500 2018

Highly recommended for administrative contracts and related litigation, energy / regulatory and renewable energy


Décideurs 2019

Standout specialist on Government contracts in France


Who’s who Legal 2016

Matters

Advising the largest oil producer in France in relation to its activities in France and on several court proceedings in relation to exploration licences and concessions

Advising a law university in respect of a claim before the European Court of Human Rights

Advising in relation to the implementation into French law of the second Tobacco Products Directive

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Advising the largest oil producer in France in relation to its activities in France and on several court proceedings in relation to exploration licences and concessions

Advising a law university in respect of a claim before the European Court of Human Rights

Advising in relation to the implementation into French law of the second Tobacco Products Directive

Advising gas companies in relation to the French energy regulatory regime

Advisor in the context of the development of the first three offshore wind farm projects in France

Assisting various mining and oil companies in relation to their projects in Francophone sub-Saharan Africa

Advising a client in the development of hydropower projects in a sub-Saharan African country

Advising companies in various wind farm and photovoltaic projects

Advisor in relation to several major infrastructure projects in France (the A150 toll road concession, the high-speed line Tours-Bordeaux concession, the high-speed line Perpignan-Figueras concession, etc.)

Advising clients in the context of foreign investment authorization procedures in France

Advising clients in respect of Government contracts (concessions, PPPs, administrative leases, etc.)

Advising on several privatizations in France (Transdev, Gaz de France, SANEF, Semmaris)

Advising on public law and regulatory issues in the context of several IPOs (EDF Energies Nouvelles, Aéroports de Paris and Gaz de France)

Matters

Advising the largest oil producer in France in relation to its activities in France and on several court proceedings in relation to exploration licences and concessions

Advising a law university in respect of a claim before the European Court of Human Rights

Advising in relation to the implementation into French law of the second Tobacco Products Directive

See more
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Matters

Advising the largest oil producer in France in relation to its activities in France and on several court proceedings in relation to exploration licences and concessions

Advising a law university in respect of a claim before the European Court of Human Rights

Advising in relation to the implementation into French law of the second Tobacco Products Directive

Advising gas companies in relation to the French energy regulatory regime

Advisor in the context of the development of the first three offshore wind farm projects in France

Assisting various mining and oil companies in relation to their projects in Francophone sub-Saharan Africa

Advising a client in the development of hydropower projects in a sub-Saharan African country

Advising companies in various wind farm and photovoltaic projects

Advisor in relation to several major infrastructure projects in France (the A150 toll road concession, the high-speed line Tours-Bordeaux concession, the high-speed line Perpignan-Figueras concession, etc.)

Advising clients in the context of foreign investment authorization procedures in France

Advising clients in respect of Government contracts (concessions, PPPs, administrative leases, etc.)

Advising on several privatizations in France (Transdev, Gaz de France, SANEF, Semmaris)

Advising on public law and regulatory issues in the context of several IPOs (EDF Energies Nouvelles, Aéroports de Paris and Gaz de France)

Credentials

English

French

Romanian

A ‘remarkable lawyer who shows exceptional client commitment and expertise and never leaves anything to chance’.


Legal 500 EMEA, 2019

Next Generation Lawyer - France Energy, Regulatory


Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Next generation lawyer (Administrative and Public Law)


Legal 500 2018

Highly recommended for administrative contracts and related litigation, energy / regulatory and renewable energy


Décideurs 2019

Standout specialist on Government contracts in France


Who’s who Legal 2016

Icon close

Close

Recognition

A ‘remarkable lawyer who shows exceptional client commitment and expertise and never leaves anything to chance’.


Legal 500 EMEA, 2019

Next Generation Lawyer - France Energy, Regulatory


Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Next generation lawyer (Administrative and Public Law)


Legal 500 2018

Highly recommended for administrative contracts and related litigation, energy / regulatory and renewable energy


Décideurs 2019

Standout specialist on Government contracts in France


Who’s who Legal 2016