Yvon Martinet

Partner

Office(s) :

Paris

Bar(s) : Paris - Bruxelles

Biography

Yvon Martinet is a Partner and member of the Management Committee of DS Avocats.

His experience has enabled him to acquire a cross-disciplinary approach to the law and a well-established practice in the field of industrial risks (Health, Safety, Health, Environment) both nationally and internationally.

He is regularly appointed as a mediator, third party conciliator by the parties to the contract or by judges, but also as an arbitrator.

He has been a director of the organisations Planète Urgence, Droits d'Urgence and Alliance pour les Droits de l'Homme, non-profit organisations involved in social economy.

Yvon is a Knight of the National Order of Merit and former Vice-Bâtonnier of the Paris Bar Association (2012-2013). He is also a former Member of the Bar Council (2014-2016) and of the National Council of the Bars (1999-2001), member of the French delegation to the Council of the Bars of the European Union (CCBE) (1999-2004), representative of the Paris Bar on the board of the International Bar Association (IBA) (2002-2004), former President of the Environmental Lawyers' Club (CDAE) and former First Secretary of the Traineeship Conference (class of 1991).

  • Graduate of the Executive MBA at HEC – 2005
  • L.L.M. as a Special Student (Sp. St.), Columbia Law School (New York city) – 1992 to 1993
  • Certificate of Aptitude for the Profession of Lawyer (CAPA) – 1989
  • Postgraduate degree in Private Law (Paris I) – 1989

 

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  • English
  • Spanish

 

  • Best Lawyers 2022 – Environnement
  • Legal 500 2021- Environment (Band 1)
  • Sommet du droit 2021 – Environment – Gold Award
  • Palmarès du droit 2021 – Environment – Gold Award
  • Le Point 2021 – Environment (5 stars)
  • Who’ Who Legal 2021 – Environment – Recommended
  • Chambers & Partners 2021 – Environment (Band 2)
  • Option Law & business 2021 – International arbitration consulting – 2 stars
  • Chambers & Partners 2021 – Litigation Department (Band 5)
  • Décideurs 2021 – Litigation & Arbitration – International Arbitration – (Band 4)
  • Décideurs 2021 – Africa Desk – Natural resources and renewable energy – Band 4
  • Décideurs 2021 – Industrial risks & liability litigation – Insurance claims and litigation – Band 3
  • Décideurs 2021 – Industrial Risks, Insurance & Liability Litigation – Product Liability – Band 3
  • Décideurs 2020 – Leading in Energy & Environment
  • Décideurs 2020 – Energy & environment – Classified installations for environmental protection, polluted sites and soil, industrial wastelands (Band 1)
  • Décideurs 2020 – Energy & environment – Renewable energy law (Band 3)
  • Décideurs 2020 – Energy & environment – Waste management law (Band 1)
  • Décideurs 2020 – Energy & environment – Water and sanitation law (Band 2)
  • Décideurs 2020 – Industrial Risks, Insurance & Liability Litigation – Product Liability – Band 3
  • Best Lawyers 2020 – Environment
  • Former Vice-Bâtonnier of the Paris Bar Association (2012-2013)
  • Former Member of the Bar Council (2014-2016)
  • Former Member of the National Council of the Bars (1999-2001),
  • Knight of the National Order of Merit
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