Lawyer, of counselHuglo Lepage Avocats - Industrial and Environmental Risks
Member of the Paris Bar since 2002.
Benoît Denis holds a certificate of specialization in criminal law and mainly acts in matters of industrial and environmental risks before the criminal, civil and administrative courts.
A former judicial assistant at the Paris financial division and the Paris Court of Appeal, and lecturer in criminal procedure at the University of Paris, he has pleaded several emblematic cases at Huglo Lepage where he is in charge of sensitive litigation cases (Xynthia, green algae, dioxin pollution, nuclear risk, etc.).
As counsel, he also acts in real estate law, business law and has developed an expertise in energy law, in particular in the field of energy saving certificates (CEE) for which the firm is also recognized as a major player in the Paris market. More recently he focuses on carbon credits and compensation issues.
Regular contributor to the Gazette du Palais, Energie Environnement Infrastructures and the Journal Spécial des Sociétés (JSS) is also the co-author of the Code de l’environnement (LexisNexis and Huglo Lepage Editions).