Benoît Thirion joins Hoche Avocats as a partner to lead the Public Law practice

Hoche Avocats announces the arrival of Benoît Thirion as a partner in the Public Law department.

Benoît practiced law for 8 years in the Public Law departments of Hogan Lovells (2010-2013) and Clifford Chance (2013-2017). From 2017 to 2023, he was a partner in the Infrastructure and Services practice of Altermind, a management consultancy firm.

Through his career, Benoît has developed a first-rate understanding and mastery of the strategic and legal issues of infrastructures and associated services (transport and mobility, energy, telecoms, environment). He has privileged links with many players in the ecosystem of these sectors.

Benoît advises public and private clients on all aspects of public law, both in terms of strategy definition and project implementation and in terms of litigation. He specialises in public contract law, public sector law, regulatory law and public competition law.

Benoît is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris and holds a Master 2 in Public Business Law from the University of Paris I Panthéon – Sorbonne, as well as the ICCF certificate in Corporate Finance from HEC.

He taught public contract law at Sciences Po Paris (2011-2019) and digital regulation at the University Paris Panthéon Assas (since 2019). He collaborates with think tanks and university chairs, and regularly publishes articles and tribunes in the press.

Benoît Thirion’s arrival is part of the firm’s current development to cover all the skills needed by market players in France and abroad.

“Thanks to his first-rate network in the world of public law, Benoît Thirion enables our firm to strengthen its influence in new sectors. His experience as an accomplished specialist, acquired through high-stakes cases, is a perfect match with the talents already present in our teams. We are very pleased to welcome him”, say Frédérique Cassereau and Jean-Luc Blein, members of the executive committee.

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Le Monde du Droit – 7 April 2023

Fusacq – 11 April 2023

Option Droit & Affaires – 19 April 2023

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