our team

Blanche Magarinos-Rey, Qualified Attorney & Founder

Graduate from the Universities of Montpellier, Constance (Germany) and Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne, Blanche MAGARINOS-REY took the lawyer’s oath on 4 April 2006.

 

She holds a postgraduate diploma (DEA - ex-Master II Research) in Environmental Law, and a diploma of Advanced studies (DESS - ex-Master II Professional) in Urban Planning and Public Works, from the University of Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne.

 

Through her experiences at the company EIFFAGE T.P. and at the Conseil d'Etat, she became familiar with both the business world and the judicial environment.

 

Thanks to her family background, she knows five different languages (French, English, Spanish, German and Portuguese).

 

In France, she intervenes before all Courts as long as the dispute enters the law firm's scope of expertise (environment, urbanism,  human rights ...).

 

Abroad, her activity is more oriented towards consulting and public relations/lobbying with public institutions and private operators.



Myele Rouxel, "Student Attorney" at the Professional Bar School of Paris

Myele ROUXEL is a graduate from Sciences Po Paris' Law School and from the University of Edinburgh. She is currently a "student attorney" and will take the oath at the end of 2020.

 

She has gained particular expertise in international environmental Law and climate change Law through her LL.M at the University of Edinburgh. Her Master Thesis focused in particular on the application rules of the Paris Agreement adopted at COP 24 and relating to the transparency of States' commitments and the monitoring of the measures adopted.

 

She also has an extended knowledge of Consumption Law and Agriculture Law through research projects she carried out at Sciences Po Paris’ Law School’s Clinic. These research projects focused on how consumers are being informed about animal well-being through various food labels.

 

Thanks to her experiences in renowned Parisian law firms specialised in Public, EU and Business Law, she has a very good command of litigation strategy, legal writing as well as risk management as part of her consulting activities.

 

Thanks to her studies abroad (United Kingdom, United States, China), she has a very good command of English and has a good understanding of Chinese. 


Manon François, part-time assistant / part-time intern

Holder of a bilingual Master II in European law from France and Germany, Manon François specializes in European international law, comparative law and environmental law.

 

In this context, she was particularly interested in issues related to the protection of agricultural biodiversity by writing in French and German a research dissertation on French, German and European legal protection of Biodiversity and its constraints: the case of Seeds.

 

She was also able to deepen her knowledge of French public law, Franco-German comparative Law and European Law during her experience at the Council of State’s (Conseil d'Etat) Legal Research and Dissemination Center.

 

Thanks to her studies abroad (Frankfurt, Berlin), she perfectly masters English and German.

 

She is available to answer your questions from Wednesday to Friday included.


Aude Sany, Intern

Aude Sany will graduate from Sciences Po Paris' Master of Public Policies in June 2020. After studying in the preparatory classes "Khâgne B/L" (literature and social sciences) and obtaining two degrees in "Social Sciences" and "Law, Economics and Management", Aude Sany has followed a solid training in Public Law (Constitutional Law, Administrative Law and European Public Law). 

 

In addition, Aude Sany had various professional experiences in the field of environmental protection. After working with the journalist David Bornstein on documentary film projects on environmental topics, Aude Sany worked for the 'Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement' (CIRAD), as an intern in a scientific research project on agroecology in Kenya. She was thus able to learn both about the scientific and technical issues of agronomic practices and their legal framework. 

 

Her various professional experiences in an international English-speaking context have ensured her a good command of spoken and written English, as well as a good command of spoken Swahili. She also speaks and writes Spanish correctly. 


The Law Firm

"I believe in Love, I believe in Beauty, I believe in Justice, I believe that in spite of everything Good prevails over Evil on this Earth and that Man will create God."

 

Anatole France 

OUR vision

Essentially, we envision a world where the rule of Law, its institutions, its actors and its different legislations combine their efforts to protect Life, in all its forms.

 

In this ideal legal environment, human societies will be free and responsible and will have found harmony and balance with all living beings, thanks notably to an enhanced sensitivity to Beauty. 

 

 

OUR mission

The Law firm Artemisia has for mission to foster access to Law and Justice for civil society actors engaged in the protection of the Environment and the safeguard of Human rights, through advisory activities, legal support, assistance and representation in justice, on the basis of symbolic fees or even pro bono service, as often as possible. 

 

In practice, Artemisia supports the activity of civil society by : 

  • providing operational advice,
  • providing legal support for long-term campaigns,
  • addressing judicial litigation,
  • advocacy or "lobbying" actions based on trust and cooperation with public decision- makers and journalists,
  • participation to conferences, forums, public debates, publication of articles and practical manuals and the organisation of workshops on Environmental Law.

OUR values

 

In its work and organisation, Artemisia Law firm is committed to respect and implement the following values: 

  • Service :  aspiration to assist those seeking for help, with both good will and disinterest
  • Proficiency : delivering a service of excellence and offering innovative solutions by making the best use of available tools
  • Commitment : providing a benevolent  and interested support to the cause
  • Loyalty : being faithful to commitments made to customers and partners and acting in a transparent and authentic manner
  • Delicacy : respecting interlocutors and the uses of professional courtesy
  • Respect : tolerance of our clients' and our partners' backgrounds and motivations; non-interference in their choices and orientations
  • Pleasure : acting with good humour and being able to recognize and celebrate achievements