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 April 4th of 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.

Inès Blanc-Durand, Attorney

Inès Blanc-Durand is an attorney at the Paris Bar.


Inès joined the Artemisia team in October 2021, after a first experience in a law firm specialized in environmental and energy law. 


She holds a Master II degree in environmental and urban planning law from Panthéon-Sorbonne University and a LLM in comparative European law from Humboldt University in Berlin. She also holds a certificate of advanced studies in German law.


Inès' practice focuses on environmental law, urban planning, energy law, and the defense of human rights. 


Active and determined, Inès is fully involved in the reflection and implementation of legal strategies for the protection of the environment and the defense of human rights.


She regularly publishes articles and speaks at conferences. She is also the founder and president of the association "The Canoe Clean-up Movement". 

Romane Corlin, Intern

Romane CORLIN holds two bachelor degrees in Law and in Philosophy, both from the University of Jean Moulin Lyon 3. With this multidisciplinary formation, she chose to continue her studies in Law, a tool she finds not only technical but also political and ethical.


In 2022, she obtained her Master I in General European Law at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. 


Passionate about international juridical studies and keen to learn more about the Human Rights' protection systems in Europe and the rest of the world, she joined the Master II Human Rights and European Union at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.


She actively participates in the University's life as the co-president of her Master's association. 


Romane is doing her final internship within the Artemisia team. She wishes to go into Environmental Law in depth but also learn more about the strategies of defense speeches.


In Autumn 2024, she will join the LL.M. "Transnational Legal Practice" of St John's University in New York (United-States). 

Léna Haj Benamar, Part-time Assistant

Léna HAJ BENAMAR holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Master I in Public Law, both obtained at the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas. She also holds a research Master’s degree in Public Law from the Louis Favoreu’s institut attached to the School of Law and Political Science of Aix-en-Provence, as well as a professional Master of Laws in Public Business Law obtained at the University Paris-Saclay. 


Having a strong appetency for Public Law, public services and the practice of these ; Léna completed an internship in a Senate legal service. Following on from this professional experience, she drafted a research dissertation on "the practice of public tenders in the French's political institutions". In addition, she participated in a research work in Constitutional Law having as its aim the drafting of a Constitution centered on the protection of Humans and their environment.


Interested in the legal profession since childhood, Léna opted for a career path in Public Business Law and specialized in the practice of public contracts during an internship in a law firm specializing in Business Law. She is taking the Bar exam in 2024.  


Desirous of becoming a practitioner solicitous about the socials and environnementals issues to come, Léna wishes to acquire greater knowledge of environmental law.


At the firm, Léna is a part-time assistant in the afternoon.


She is available to answer your questions, in both French and English, from Monday to Friday between 2:00 pm and 6:30 pm.

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 selflessness
  • 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