Bruno Gay is an Energy and Infrastructure Of Counsel lawyer, based in Orrick's Paris office. Bruno’s practice focuses on corporate, commercial and regulatory advice within the natural resources sector, in particular for mining and oil & gas projects and notably in sub-Saharan Francophone Africa.

Recognized as a foreign expert on Guinean mining projects by Chambers & Partners, Bruno has also developed a significant experience advising international sponsors and purchasers as well as State and State-owned entities on their strategic investments in Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Mali and Niger. He further advises on corporate and mining aspects of international arbitration matters.

Before joining Orrick, Bruno worked at Herbert Smith Freehills for seven years during which he notably advised Rio Tinto’s Simandou world-class iron ore project.

Bruno teaches mining law and gas & oil law at Institut de Droit des Affaires d’Aix-en-Provence.