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Centre for Commercial Law Studies

Paris Event: The Future of the Energy Industry

8 September 2015

Time: 6:30pm
Venue: 23, rue de l'Université, Paris 7eme

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Queen Mary University of London's LLM in Paris Opening Lecture by Jonathan Marsh, International General Counsel, Total Marketing Services.

  • The lecture will be followed by a discussion, with questions open to the floor.
  • The event will conclude with a drinks reception.

Hosted by Queen Mary University of London's Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), McDermott, Will & Emery, and the Association Française des Juristes d’Entreprise

Held at the offices of McDermott, Will & Emery, Paris, co-sponsors of the 'CCLS-MWE-AFJE' LLM in Paris Scholarship.

Speaker: Jonathan Marsh

Jonathan Marsh has served as International General Counsel of the Marketing Services Division of the Total S.A. Group Legal Department since March 2015.  In this role Mr Marsh supervises the legal activities performed by a team of over 80 lawyers acting in New Energies and the International Commerce, Africa-Middle East, Asia Pacific and Americas divisions.

Previously Mr Marsh led the Mergers, Acquisitions and Finance Division of the Total S.A. Group Legal Department since 2002, served as its Group U.S. Counsel from 1998, and as an attorney at Willkie Farr & Gallagher in the New York and Paris corporate law departments from 1990.

Mr Marsh also serves as Vice President International Affairs and on the Board of Directors of the French Corporate Counsel Association (Association Française des Juristes d’Entreprises – AFJE) as well as on the Management Committee of the French M&A Association (Association des Responsables de Fusions Acquisitions).

A member of the New York Bar since 1990, Mr Marsh holds a Juris Doctor (Graduating cum laude and recipient of the Order of the Coif), and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations (Economic Phases) and French from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He was nominated by the French Prime Minister to participate in the 65th National Session of the French Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale (2012-13).

How to book

Participation is free of charge but prior registration is required via Eventbrite.

Directions to the venue in Paris

McDermott, Will & Emery, 23, rue de l'Université, Paris 7eme. View the location map.


For more information, please contact Anna Gray at

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