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Lawyer at the Paris Bar (2012), Pauline Leddet-Troadec is a Partner in Environmental Law practice since 2023.

​Pauline Leddet-Troadec works on both litigation (before administrative, civil and criminal courts) and advisory matters having to do with environmental regulations. She focuses on matters regarding industrial environmental law including classified facilities, industrial risks, contaminated sites and soils, water or air impacts, technological risk prevention plans (French “PPRT” regulations) and chemical products. ​

​Pauline advises on waste management and circular economy and also works on negotiation and drafting of contractual clauses for real estate transactions (sale and lease back operations, leases agreement, etc.).​

​In addition, she counsels clients on matters regarding sustainable development and biodiversity issues, such as compensation obligations, protected species derogations, etc.​

She advises French and international companies, as well as public entities.​

​She has practiced at  Boivin and Foley Hoag as Counsel. 




• Permitting – Compliance
• Transactional experience
• Brownfield redevelopment and remediation
• Circular economy
• Management of Industrial risks
• Litigation and enforcement


• University Aix-Marseille III – Master International and European Environmental Law


• French
• English


• Founder and President of Cidde “Cercle interprofessionnel du droit de l’environnement” (Interprofessional association for environmental law)
• Secretary General of Elles&Droit (network of women lawyers)


• Lecturer at the Centre de Formation de Droit de l’Environnement, and The Ecole des Mines de Douai.


• Country Comparative Guide, Legal 500, Environmental Law, France, 2020, 2021 2022
• Global Practice Guide, Chambers, Environmental Law, France, 2019, 2020, 2021
• Establishing a Data Center in France : cross-examining combining real estate and environmental law– Business Immo – May 2021
• Acquiring troubled industrial businesses : properly anticipating environmental risks – Le Moniteur – Avril 2021
• Industrial platforms : the issues at stake of contractualization – Le Moniteur – Août 2020
• The challenges of fauna and flora exemptions in extractive activities – Mines et Carrières – Avril 2019
• The timid evolution of environmental law– Usine Nouvelle – November 2018