Marie de Pinieux

Research Visitor - Hilary & Trinity Term 2023


Marie de Pinieux is a researcher at La Sorbonne University in France.

She holds an LL.D. from La Sorbonne. Her thesis explores how international law and domestic law can be used to address serious corporate-related human rights abuses. It focuses on corporations’ involvement in genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, modern slavery, torture, and other inhumane and degrading treatment. She was the recipient of a scholarship from La Sorbonne to complete her Ph.D.


Marie is an Assistant Professor at La Sorbonne in Corporate Law, Tort Law and Contract Law. She has taught a seminar on Business and Human Rights (BHR) at AgroParis Tech. One of her objectives is to develop this course at French Law schools.


Marie was previously a Visiting Scholar at the Human Rights Institute at Columbia Law School in the U.S.A. and at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. During her time at these institutions, she pursued research for her Ph.D. and attended classes on BHR.

Marie’s research interests are in the field of “Business and Human Rights”. During her stay at the Bonavero Institute, she will write articles on this topic.