Practice Areas

Fishing & Fisheries

Biodiversity conservation & use

Ocean Observation & Space

Ocean Data

International Organizations

International Organizations

Sustainability & ESG

Maritime Boundaries

Trade & Environment

Environmental Security & Peace

Shipping & Tourism

Polar challenges

Deep sea Mining & Offshore Installations

Current Scope of Work

A unique practice replying to ocean challenges

  • Biodiversity: BBNJ Agreement impact on the Private Sector and positioning strategies (Europe, Asia), Environmental Impact Assessment regulations, Marine Genetic resources & biotechnology, ESG & Biodiversity (worldwide)
  • Ocean Data: access, sharing, analytics, Digital cooperation for sustainable development, digitalization policies (Europe and worldwide)
  • Navigation: protection of the marine environment in times of war, navigation of warships (Asia)
  • Cooperation & partnerships: public-private and multistakeholders (Arctic, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, South China Sea)
  • Exploration & exploitation: Access, development and management of activities related to seabed resources and marine genetic resources in various States (Europe and Africa)
  • ESG & Blue Finance: standards and criteria, sectoral strategies, biodiversity and environment pillars, Greenwashing prevention (Europe and Asia)
  • Plastic: Plastic Treaty negotiations, Use, pollution and substitutes (worldwide)
  • Operational oceanography & Ocean Observation: ocean governance and implementation of UNCLOS, positioning strategies (Europe, Carribbean & Americas)
  • Hydrography & Bathymetry: ocean data collection & use, governance (worldwide)
  • International organisations: creation, transformation & deployment strategies, rights, obligations & accountability, internal governance (Europe and worldwide)
  • Deep sea mining: national practice & regulation, exploitation code of ISA, precautionnary approach, advisory opinion strategies (worldwide)
  • Marine scientific research: new activities and scope of MSR (context of UN Decade of Ocean Science and IOC UNESCO) (worldwide)
  • Fishing: Overcapacity and Overfishing (worldwide), sustainable management of fisheries in conflict zones (Asia)
  • Shipping: sustainable development law, blue finance, IMO regulations incl. Sulphur Cap, ESG and Greenwashing (Asia)
  • Capacity Building & Technology Transfer: BBNJ Agreement  (ASEAN & Indian Ocean Region and Pacific)
  • Fisheries & Trade : fishery subsidies negotiations of WTO and developing countries (Pacific and Indian Ocean Region)
  • Marine Spatial Planning: creation of regional planning (Caribbean and Latin Americas)
  • Boundary delimitation:strategy and negotiations (Asia)
  • Advisory Opinion: feasibility strategies on deep-sea mining and fisheries issues.