1. Introduction; 2. The institutional and legal context of administrative law; 3. Courts and judges; 4. The procedure for making claims against public authorities; 5. The distinction between public law and private law; 6. Judicial review: procedure; 7. Maintaining legality: the grounds of review; 8. State liability; 9. Claims relating to public contracts; 10. Conclusion.
Introduces the key features of French administrative law and institutions to English-speaking readers.
John Bell QC (hon.), FBA is a retired professor of law at the University of Cambridge. Previously, he worked at the Universities of Oxford and Leeds. He has been visiting professor at the Universities of Paris 1 and Paris 2, Aix-Marseille 3, and the Universite du Maine. Professor Francois Lichere has taught administrative law since 1995. He has published numerous books and articles, mainly in the field of administrative law and public contracts law in French and English. He is also a consultant to law firms and the founder and head of the Chaire de droit des contrats publics.