Xavier Heymans

Associate Lawyer
Bordeaux Office
Member of the Bordeaux Bar
Experiences
  • Member of the Bordeaux Metropolitan Business Property Observatory
  • Former President of the Rotary Club of Bordeaux
  • Former Conference Secretary
  • Former President of the Bordeaux Young Lawyers Union
  • Partner at the Adamas law firm since 2016
  • Partne at KPDB law firm (2009-2016)
  • Partne at the SCP DGD law firm (2004-2008)
  • Certificate of specialisation in public law
  • Legal Qualification Certificate (2004)
  • Postgraduate degree (DEA) in internal public law – University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • Postgraduate degree (DESS) in medical science law – University of Paris V René DESCARTES

For the past 16 years, Xavier Heymans has been assisting many national and local private and public actors in the South West of France and the West Indies.

He advises them on a daily basis in the implementation of their projects in close contact with their legal departments and their managers. This proximity enables him to maintain a detailed knowledge of his clients’ needs and to respond to them by mobilising the most appropriate legal tools.

Xavier Heymans assists local authorities, their groupings, public institutions and public and private companies (in particular constructors, developers and real estate companies) in the implementation of large-scale operations, from their conception (legal arrangements, land management, obtaining authorisations, adaptation of local urban planning regulations, etc.) to their completion (in particular contract execution).

Xavier Heymans has been involved in several high-profile disputes relating to road bypass infrastructures on behalf of project owners and in the context of operations of national interest.

He also assists local authorities and government departments in the development of coastal areas and the management of the recession of the Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines.

Xavier Heymans, committed to cultivating exchange, regularly leads seminars and training sessions for professionals in interactive formats with role-playing and sharing of experiences.

Experiences
  • Member of the Bordeaux Metropolitan Business Property Observatory
  • Former President of the Rotary Club of Bordeaux
  • Former Conference Secretary
  • Former President of the Bordeaux Young Lawyers Union
  • Partner at the Adamas law firm since 2016
  • Partne at KPDB law firm (2009-2016)
  • Partne at the SCP DGD law firm (2004-2008)
  • Certificate of specialisation in public law
  • Legal Qualification Certificate (2004)
  • Postgraduate degree (DEA) in internal public law – University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • Postgraduate degree (DESS) in medical science law – University of Paris V René DESCARTES

Expertises

Public ownership / Environmental law / Construction and real estate / Public-private partnerships / Urban planning and development / Dispute resolution & litigation / Compliance publique /

Business Cases