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DS Avocats
75116 PARIS

Work Department

Dispute resolution

Environmental and sustainable development law




Patricia Savin is in charge of matters related to environmental and sustainable development law, in particular in the fields of pollution and nuisance, property, renewable energy, protected species, water, facilities subject to environmental protection (ICPE), etc.

She was part of the working group set up by the Ministry of Justice to prepare the introduction of the concept of environmental harm into the Civil Code. She was also a member of the legal committee of the French Ministry for the Environment and Sustainable Development in charge of drafting the Environmental Charter.

Patricia is in charge of the Environmental and Sustainable Development Commission of the Paris Bar. She regularly advises on public debates and consultations launched by ministries, local economic, social and environmental councils (CESER), the Senate and the Sustainable Development Commission (CGDD), among others.

Patricia is also an associate professor for the Master’s course in environmental law, sustainable cities and heritage.

Lastly, she is the chair of the OREE think tank, which brings together companies and local authorities to discuss circular economy, biodiversity and corporate social responsibility.




Patricia Savin was a member of the Legal Committee of the Ministry of Ecology and Sustainable Development responsible for incorporating environmental law into the French Constitution.

She is also a member of the Association Française des Docteurs en Droit (AFDD), a French national association for doctors in law, of the Société Française pour le Droit de l’Environnment (SFDE), a French environmental law society, of the Association des Directeurs Immobiliers (ADI) and of AFILOG, whose she took over the co-presidency of the risk Committee.

Knight in the International Order of the Merit, Doctor in Law, Patricia Savin is primarily responsible for environmental cases, namely in the fields of pollution, nuisances, real estate, waste and renewable energy.

She is an Honorary President of the Union des Jeunes Avocats de Paris, or Paris Union of Young Attorneys.

Patricia Savin is a member of the National Council of Bars (CNB) of which she is the Secretary General and President of the Orée Association.

She’s a member of the Institut Français des Administrateurs (IFA) and of the Association pour la promotion des femmes avocats ou juristes comme administrateurs (Femmes AAA+) and she’s “one of the most respected environmental lawyers of her generation” (Cross. Border handbooks Environment).


Patricia Savin is a Doctor of private law (The Effectiveness of Laws regulating Pollution and Nuisances), and is graduated of IHEDN (34è cycle de sensibilisation à l’intelligence économique et stratégique). She holds a DEA degree in environmental law (Environmental Law Institute – Lyon III),and is a graduate of the Paris Bar Association’s Institute of Public Business Law (IDPA).

Lawyer Rankings

France > Environment

(Leading individuals)

Patricia Savin  – DS 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

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Patricia Savin  – DS 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