François Muller

Career:

  • Bar admission: 1999
  • Master’s Degree in Private law from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, a postgraduate degree (DESS) in Public Law Litigation from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, and a graduate of the Institute of Public Business Law
  • Partner of Altana (2009)
  • Lecturer at the University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas)

Areas of expertise:

  • Public Economic Law
  • Construction Law
  • Arbitration & mediation
  • Business Litigation

Practice Areas:

  • Financial claims relating to industrial contracts and construction, disputes relating to construction or sub-contracting and which are governed by public or private law, arbitration
  • Public procurement litigation (pre-contractual interlocutory proceedings, disputes relating to compensation)
  • Assists private construction clients (developers) in realising research installations to provide a contractual framework and service provider contracts, obtaining building permits
  • Setting up temporary construction associations between builders and project managers, consortia, joint ventures, SEP [undisclosed partnerships] and related litigation

Languages: 

  • French
  • English

Distinctions:

  • Featured in the listings established by Best Lawyers, Legal 500, Décideurs [Leaders League] and “Option Finance/Option Droit & Affaires

Associations:

  • Member of the Association Française d’Arbitrage (French Arbitration Association)

Publications:

  • “Supply chain : la vigilance s’impose !” – Les Echos – October 31, 2016
  • “Le devoir de vigilance à l’épreuve de la supply chain” – Le Cercle des Echos – October 11, 2016
  • “Arbitration in the Fidic contracts : some issues and recent answers” – Lettre de l’AFA n°15 – april 2015
  • “Le choix de l’arbitre : préocuupation stratégique” – Le Cercle des Echos – April 29, 2014
  • “Arbitrage ad-hoc ou institutionnel?” – Le Cercle des Echos – January 31, 2014
  • “Comment veiller à préserver l’efficacité de l’arbitrage” – Le Cercle des Echos – December 9, 2013
  • “Groupements et représentation dans les contrats administratifs” [Associations and representation in public contracts] – Revue Contrats Publics n° 132 – May 2013
  • “Arbitrage et faillite organisée” [Arbitration and strategic bankruptcy] – Décideurs Stratégie Finance Droit – 7 February 2013
  • “La procédure préalable en matière de travaux -, [Preliminary procedures in construction matters] – Revue Contrats Publics – Actualité des “Contrats et de la Commande Publique” – March 2006
  • “Les recours préalables prévus par les CCAG” [Preliminary review procedures provided for under  the public contracts’ general administrative clauses (CCAG)] – Revue Contrats Publics – Actualité des Contrats et de la Commande Publique – March 2007

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