Marie-Elise Dougé, associate in the Energy & Infrastructure Practice of the Paris office, advises companies, consortia, financial institutions and Governments on the development and financing of infrastructure and energy projects around the world, with particular expertise in Europe and Africa.
Marie-Elise's practice focuses on public-private partnerships and concession projects, as well as on privatizations and acquisitions in the infrastructure and energy sectors.
Marie-Elise has been involved over the past four years in the development and financing of various large-scale projects, in particular in the fields of energy and transport.
Prior to joining Orrick, Marie-Elise was a trainee in leading French and international law firms, in Casablanca and Paris.
Advised Africa50 and Aéroports de Paris on a concession project for the modernization, expansion and operation of the Conakry international airport in Guinea.
Advised Eranove, a leading industrial group in Africa, in connection with the development and financing of a power plant in Togo, with a total value of approximately €125 million.
Advised a leading investment fund on a €60 million investment in connection with the establishment of a joint venture, the acquisition of three existing power plants and the development of power projects in Africa.
Advised VINCI Airports in connection with the acquisition of a global airport portfolio, including Belfast International Airport, Stockholm Skavsta Airport, the Costa Rica's two major airports and several airport management contracts in the USA.
Advised the Republic of Serbia on the 25-year concession of Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla airport, the biggest airport in the Balkan region.