Name: Corinne Lepage
Firm Name: Huglo Lepage Avocats
Country: France
Expertise: Environmental Law

Telephone: +33 (0)1 42 90 98 01
Fax: +33 (0)1 42 90 98 10
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

Corinne Lepage is our exclusively recommended Environmental Law expert in France on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Corinne directly using the contact details listed above.

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, public, energy and environmental health cases. She also manages big pollution, natural and industrial disasters files.

Corinne 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).

Corinne Lepage ensures conferences in big companies on evolution of climatic and environmental issues regarding economical questions. She also conducts a hundred declarations each year for a variety of audiences (local authorities, private companies, associations).

Firm Overview:

Huglo Lepage Avocats is the first public law firm, opened by Avocats à la Cour. At the time, only Avocats au Conseil d’Etat et à la Cour de cassation were pretending to the practice of public law. Both holding a doctorate in public law, Christian Huglo and Corinne Lepage learned their profession with an Avocat au Conseil d’Etat et à la Cour de cassation for several years. The practice of public law constitutes a strong element of the firm for years, and many prizes have been awarded to them for this activity.

The firm assists both public or private clients such as: local authorities, private companies, associations or individuals.

Since 40 years, the Huglo Lepage Avocats (HLA) team has been building up an unparalleled technical experience and base of legal skills in public and environmental law, especially in the following areas: industrial environment, climate, biodiversity, maritime law, public business law, health and environment, adaptation to the new economy, urban planning and development, energy.

Some lawyers of the HLA team have achieved the specialisation in environmental law, public law and criminal law.

Moreover, the presence of a private law team in the firm allows them to combine the areas of private law at traditional administrative law, areas which are often linked, especially in the field of civil and criminal liability.

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