Practice Areas

Altana benefits from the experience and reputation of its partners – all recognized among the best in their specialties.

Construction Law

Our Construction Law team provides assistance and advice to French and foreign companies with regards to domestic and international disputes (Algeria, Hungary, Madagascar, Morocco, New Caledonia, Polynesia, etc.) and in relation to all aspects of construction projects and the construction process:

  • corporate structures and corresponding contracts (co-contracting, subcontracting, associations, joint ventures, sociétés en participation [undisclosed partnerships])
  • drafting and negotiating the different contracts related to the completion of projects, comprehensive contracts (EPC, design build, maintenance), service contracts
  • litigation and dispute resolution procedures (co-contracting and associations, project management, sub-contracting and financial guarantees)
  • our team has extensive experience in representing both construction companies and contracting companies;
  • in their relationship with their principal
  • in setting up and operating joint ventures and consortia, etc
  • and in representing certain private construction clients in matters including establishing the contractual framework for operations, deploying prime contracting support and project management assignments
  • our Construction Law team has an excellent reputation in handling multi-jurisdictional disputes
  • they are experts in risk management and in resolving complex technical disputes, mainly in the regulated activities sector
  • they advise contractors and manufacturers on public procurement, construction and sub-contracting law as well as international arbitration in relation to their projects

Our Construction Law team is featured in Chambers Europe and Global, Legal 500  and Décideurs  [Leaders League]. Altana was also named “Construction Law Firm of the Year – France” by Best Lawyers in 2019.