Ludovic Coudray

Baker & McKenzie A.A.R.P.I.


Ludovic Coudray practices in the Public/Environment group of Baker McKenzie in Paris.

Before joining the Public/Environment group of Baker McKenzie in October 2007, Ludovic taught public law at René Descartes University (Paris V) and at Pantheon-Assas University (Paris II).

He became a senior associate in 2010 and counsel in 2017.

Practice Focus

Ludovic works on public law and regulatory matters. He has substantive experience in litigation before administrative courts, the European Court of Justice and regulatory agencies.

Ludovic has a strong background in various sectors. In the energy sector, Ludovic has assisted clients in nuclear matters involving construction, operation and decommissioning of nuclear plants, and in renewable energy such as solar and wind. He also has experience in the airport sector (litigation in relation with airport charges and negotiation of regulation contracts), telecommunications (advising on public domain matters and tender procedures for submarine cables), and audiovisual (strong knowledge of the French audiovisual law of September 1986 related to the CSA, concentration rules, among others).

Representative Legal Matters

  • Representing EDF in numerous litigation proceedings in relation to the conclusion and execution of contracts for the purchase of electricity produced from renewable energies (solar, wind, biomass, etc.).

  • Assistance to EDF in connection with the renewal of concessions for the distribution of electricity and supply at a regulated rate (Lyon, Nancy, etc.).

  • Assistance to Enercal in connection with the renewal of concessions for the distribution of electricity in New-Caledonia.

  • Representing La Banque Postale in litigation before the European General Court in its action against the European Central Bank.

  • Representing Canal + in a sanction procedure before the French audiovisual regulator (CSA).

  • Representing Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur (ACA) in litigation proceedings in relation with airport charges.


  • Paris~France (2007)


  • Université Pantheon-Assas (Paris II) (PhD) (2005)
  • Université Pantheon-Assas (Paris II) (Masters in Public Law and European Public Law) (1999)


  • English
  • French