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.



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". 


Nina Mériguet, Student Attorney

Nina Mériguet is a student attorney at the Paris Bar School and is doing her final internship with the firm.

 

Nina holds a Master I in European and International Law and a Master II in European and International Environmental Law from the University of Aix-Marseille.

 

In this context, she participated in a legal clinic, in partnership with environmental protection associations, on various subjects such as air pollution and the adaptation of cities to climate change. She has also written several research reports on marine plastic pollution, organic farming and environmental criminality. 

 

Through various professional experiences in committed law firms and associations such as SHERPA and Notre Affaire A Tous, she has acquired both advocacy and litigation skills in the defence of the environment and human rights.

 

Convinced that the law is an indispensable legal tool in the face of current environmental challenges, she wishes to become a lawyer specialized in environmental law. 


Juliette Maler, Part-time Assistant

Juliette MALER holds a Master II in International and European Law from the University of Paris X Nanterre. She also holds a Master's degree in law from the University of Bologna where she studied two years. 

 

As part of this double degree she wrote her research dissertation about a comparative French-Italian analysis of the legal tools of the city facing the effects of climate change.

 

Thanks to her professional experiences at the Ministry of Ecological and Solidarity Transition as well as in a Bolognese law firm, she has been able to acquire knowledge in environmental law and in the law of local authorities. 

 

Involved in the associative sector, she carried out a waste management mission in a Togolese village as well as a Civic Service for environmental education.  

 

In parallel to this position as a part-time legal assistant, she is preparing the entrance exam to the bar school for September 2022.

 

Through her training, Juliette can answer your questions in French, English and Italian.

 

She is available to answer your questions 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