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75116 PARIS

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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).




  • 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


Graduated of an Executive MBA (HEC, Paris 2003) and an I.F.E.J.I (French Institute of International Law Experts) international expert in environmental law, natural ressources and food law.

He is also former secretary for the Conférence du Stage des Avocats de Paris, where he represented the winners of the moot court competition (First Secretary – Class of 1991).

He holds a DEA degree in private law from Paris I University (1989) (Pantheon-Sorbonne) and completed an LL.M course as a Special Student (Sp. St.) at Columbia Law School in New York (1992-1993).

Lawyer Rankings

France > Environment

(Leading individuals)

Yvon MartinetDS Avocats

DS Avocats‘ extensive practice includes safety, health, circular economy, hygiene and energy-related expertise, providing clients with a one-stop-shop for all environment-related matters. Staying ahead of the curve, the firm is advising on innovative projects, namely assisting Abbott, one of the leading healthcare companies, with the establishment of the first individual waste electronic equipment stream in France. The head of the environment and sustainable development department, Patricia Savin, is especially experienced in advising on matters involving the circular economy, biodiversity issues, brownfields, CSR, and sustainable real estate. Yvon Martinet is an expert in industrial risk. Grégory Gutierrez has developed strong expertise in the field of energy, particularly the renewable energy sector. On matters relating to biological diversity and sustainable development sectors, Raphaël Romi is the name to note.

Paris > Environnement

(Les grands avocats du marché)

Yvon MartinetDS Avocats

DS Avocats possède une grande expertise en droit de l’environnement, notamment liée aux domaines de la sécurité, de la santé, de l’économie circulaire, de l’hygiène et de l’énergie. Le cabinet intervient dans des projets innovants ; il a assisté Abbott sur la mise en place de la première filière de traitement des déchets d’équipements électroniques individuels en France. La pratique est dirigée par  Patricia Savin qui est une experte des  questions d’économie circulaire, de biodiversité, de friches industrielles, de RSE et d’immobilier durable. Yvon Martinet  est lui spécialiste du risque industriel Grégory Gutierrez  dispose d’une forte expertise dans le domaine de l’énergie (en particulier dans le secteur des énergies renouvelables). Enfin, Raphaël Romi traite les problématiques relatives à la biodiversité et au développement durable