Corinne Lepage

Associate Lawyer, Founder – Paris Bar since 1975
Corinne Lepage - Avocate - Cabinet Huglo Lepage Avocats
  • corinne.lepage@huglo-lepage.com

Doctor of law, Corinne Lepage, because of her experience, develops a consulting activity which includes strategy and litigation.

Doctor of law, Corinne Lepage, because of her experience, develops a consulting activity which includes strategy and litigation. She works with both very big companies and start-up, French and foreign public entities and associations. Corinne Lepage follows the big environmental files, energy and environmental health cases. She also manages big pollution, natural and industrial disasters files. She is one of the European specialists on these topics. Co-founder, with Christian Huglo, of the Huglo Lepage Avocats law firm in 1978, she had numerous public jobs: member of the Bar Council and Secretary of the Bar Council (1987-1990), minister of the environment (1995-1997), deputy mayor then first deputy mayor of Cabourg (1989-2001), European deputy (2009-2014). She ensures conferences in very big companies on evolution of climatic and environmental issues regarding economical questions.

Area of Expertise

  • Environmental law and urban planning law
  • International and European law related to energy, public health, products and food, also biotechnologies
  • Specialized in climatic questions

Education

  • Professor, sustainable developement law, Institut d’études politiques de Paris (1997-2011)
  • Lecturer in classified facilities law, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University (2009 -2011)
  • Lecturer at the Bar School of Paris and participation to numerous training organizations.
  • University lecturer in public law, Institut d’études politiques de Paris (1979-1995)
  • Lecturer in public law and urban planning law in several universities: Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Paris XII (since 1975)

Teaching

  • Specialty certificates from the Paris Bar in public law and in environmental law
  • Doctor of law in public law, distinguished with the highest classification, Paris II Panthéon-Assas University (1982)
  • Master degree in public law, Paris II University (1974)
  • Master degree in political sciences, Paris II University (1974)
  • Graduate of Institut d’Etudes Politiques Paris, distinguished with the jury congratulations (1971)

Publications

  • 30 books including 10 of legal nature
  • More than 100 articles published in various French and foreign reviews
  • Co-author of the Administrative Proceedings Codes then of the Administrative Justice Code, Co-author of a bi-annual chronicle of case law in environmental law in La Gazette du Palais (since 1980)

Languages

  • French
  • English (spoken)
  • German (read)

Other activities

  • Corinne Lepage chairs numerous associations in the fields of energy, environmental health, new economy and ethics
  • Co-president of the MENE, Entrepreneurs Movement for the New Economy
  • President of 2° Degree Investing, NGO specialized in Carbon finance
  • President of WECF (Women in Europe for a Common Future)
  • President of Justice Pesticides
  • President of the association of friends of the Universal Declaration of the Humankind Right
  • President of honor of CRIIGEN
  • Administrator of Transparency International