Karim Tarantino's practice focuses on French, European, and international environmental law. He advises French and international clients on a wide range of legal issues, including industrial risks, polluted sites and soils, climate change, chemical substances (particularly under REACH [Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals] and other European regulations), and corporate social responsibility (CSR).
He is particularly involved in issues relating to the Classified Installations for the Protection of the Environment (ICPE) and assists clients on the creation, operation, modification, or closure of their facilities and sites and represents them in related litigation (civil, administrative, and criminal).
He also assists clients in the management of crises related to industrial accidents or incidents and in their relations with the competent authorities, communication, expert proceedings, and in the management and articulation of litigation that may result from them.
Karim also handles environmental, health, and safety audits in connection with mergers and acquisitions
United Nations General Assembly Adopts Landmark Resolution Requesting Advisory Opinion on Climate Change From the International Court of Justice
Oil Majors and Industrials Under Close Scrutiny in the Netherlands for CO2-Neutral Advertising Claims
- Paris Bar School (CAPA 2019); University of Paris II-Panthéon Assas (Master's in Business Law and Management 2016); University of Warwick (LL.M. in Advanced Legal Studies 2015; Certificate in English Law 2013); University of Paris V-René Descartes (Master's in Business Law and University Degree in Anglo-American and International Business Law 2014)
2022 Legal 500 EMEA: Tier 1 practice ranking in Environment
2022 Chambers Europe: Band 1 ranking for Environmental practice in France
2022 Le Point magazine: Best French Law Firms: 5 stars in Environmental Law
2022 Le Monde du Droit-AFJE, Palmarès des avocats ceremony, 1st Prize/Gold Award for Environmental team