Armelle Sandrin-Deforge's practice focuses on French, European, and international environmental law, including energy, health and safety, and regulatory issues. Her experience covers industrial facilities, contaminated sites, waste, renewable energy, climate change, marine and coastal environmental issues, asbestos, and Legionella. She advises on regulatory and litigation matters. Armelle has extensive experience in environmental issues related to M&A, particularly in environmental audits, environmental representation, and warranties. She also provides services to French and international clients with respect to environmental and sustainable development reporting in connection with capital markets transactions.
Armelle is particularly involved in the life science and pharmaceutical industries and is part of the Firm's multidisciplinary team that works to anticipate and respond to the new challenges facing this sector. She has represented major manufacturers, distributors, and users of medical devices, products, and services in transactional, regulatory, enforcement, and litigation matters in the life science area.
Armelle is the author of numerous publications on environmental and energy law. She teaches a renewable energy course at the University of Paris V-René Descartes and participates in environmental law and life science conferences. She is a member of the France Fulbright Alumni Association.
United Nations General Assembly Adopts Landmark Resolution Requesting Advisory Opinion on Climate Change From the International Court of Justice
Greenwashing Landscape: Existing and Forthcoming Legislation in the United Kingdom and European Union
EU Commission Proposes Extended Deadlines to Comply with the Medical Device Regulation and In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation
- July 3, 2023
Cour de Cassation - Colloque « Reporting » extra-financier et plan de vigilance : quelle portée pour les engagements pris. Faut-il penser de nouveaux types d’actes pour les décliner ? »
- May 16, 2023
Fulbright France - Café scientifique #3 - « Discours et connaissances du changement climatique »
- 12 avril 2018
Finale de la 4ème édition du Prix Jones Day/Paris II/ESSEC
- November 9, 2016
Jones Day Global Life Sciences Conference – 2016 Issues & Trends
- University of Washington (LL.M. 1999; Fulbright Fellow); Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Rennes (Sciences Po) (Master's in Political Sciences 1998)
Silver Trophy in environment at the Trophées du Droit ceremony — Leaders League
1st Prize (2020, 2016) and 2d Prize (2019) at the Palmarès du Droit awards — Le Monde du Droit-AFJE
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