François Versini-Campinchi


François Versini-Campinchi
Paris Bar
French, English
Paris Tél : +33 (0)1 53 45 40 44

François Versini-Campinchi, is a partner in energy law, primarily in public law

François is involved mainly in town planning law, environmental law and classified installations, electricity law and renewable energies (which includes wind energy, photovoltaic energy, hydropower and biomass), as well as in public contract law and drafting complex contracts in the public domain. He also litigates in these areas before administrative courts.

François is highly specialized in the renewable energy sector and more specifically in the solar and wind sectors. He assists his clients –  including international and French companies, investment founds, banks  – on development phase as well as financing and acquisitions of projects.

He has also developed specific expertise in the development of energy projects in Africa.


  • Best Lawyers in France: individually ranked in Energy Law
  • Chambers Europe (France) :
    – Environment (Band 1)
    – Projects & Energy: Domestic (Band 2)
  • Legal 500 EMEA (France):
    – Environment (Tier 1)
    – Industry focus: Energy (Tier 3)
    – Administrative and public law (Tier 3)
  • Décideurs:
    – Environmental litigation (Leading)
    – Classified installations for environmental protection, polluted sites and soil, industrial wastelands (Leading)
    – Renewable energy law (Leading)
    – Energy: market regulation (Leading)
    – Local authority & mixed economy (Excellent)
    – Public domain (Excellent)
    – Administrative contracts and related litigation (Excellent)
    – Market regulation (Excellent)
    – Africa Desk – Natural ressources and renewable energies
  • Trophées du Droit:
    – gold trophy in Renewable Energy Law (2023)
    – gold trophy in Africa desk: Energy and Infrastructure (2023)
  • Magazine des affaires – Infrastructure Awards:
    – Greenfield energy
    – Brownfield infrastructure
    – Greenfield infrastructure