Quirec de Kersauson

Associate, Paris



Quirec de Kersauson is a senior associate in the Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance group of the Paris office.

His area of expertise mainly includes public contracts, the public-private partnership type and concessions. He has developed particular expertise in the energy sector and in the mining sector both in France and in Africa.

Quirec is regularly involved in regulatory issues, in operational and legal issues relating to European Union law, as well as litigation. He has extensive experience in transactions in regulated sectors such as the energy, transport, public health or telecom sectors. He also has experience in data protection, export control or public law arbitration (arbitration and litigation of arbitral awards).

Before joining White & Case, Quirec worked for several international law firms and also at public institutions (the supreme administrative court and legal counsel of the French Government – Conseil dEtat, the French Ministry of Defence and the European Parliament).

Quirec de Kersauson lectures on subjects related to public law and European public law at Sciences Po Paris.

Bars and Courts
Paris Bar
Master 2
Public Law
University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
Master 2
European Litigation
University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
European Affairs
Paris Institute of Political Studies


Advised several economic operators within the framework of public service delegations relating to very high speed networks (DSP Nord Pas-de-Calais, Grand-Est, Eure, Auvergne).*

Advised several consortium and lenders within the framework of several "PPP" projects in the education and teaching sectors (Lorraine high-school, university of Bordeaux, Centrale Supelec, Luminy, le Mirail, middle schools of Seine Saint-Denis and Sarthe).*

Advised the French State within the framework of the renewal of hydroelectric concessions.*

Advised the dealers in the execution of concessions (plan contracts, price negotiations, endorsements) and, in particular, motorway grants.*

Advised DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I in the context of the acquisition of a majority stake in ADTIM (operating company of a high speed and very high speed electronic communications network in the French departments of Drôme and Ardèche) from Infravia Capital Partners.*


*Transactions worked on prior to joining White & Case