French region seeks PPP lawyers

The Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur region in France has issued a contract notice for legal advice covering a range of areas including PPPs.

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As part of a wider tender for legal consultants, the authority has tendered for legal advice covering public contracts, including PPP contracts.

The contract will run for 12 months and interested parties are required to submit tenders by 21 December 2022. The tender can be found here.

France has an active PPP market, and according to the European Investment Bank’s European PPP Expertise Centre (EPEC), it closed more deals than any other market in 2021, with 17 agreements.