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Pauline Coune


  • 67-69 avenue Victor Hugo 75116 Paris
  • +33 1 83 75 80 00
  • +33 1 83 75 80 01
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Pauline Coune began her career as a lawyer in the Maghreb department of Adamas (now Adaltys). In 2018, she joined Alexander & Partner in Berlin (Germany) as Counsel, where she assists international clients with projects in Africa and German companies with their business in France. Since 2023, she is also part of LEXT.

Over the years, Pauline has gained expertise in the infrastructure sector (renewable energy, heavy industry, green hydrogen, water, ports), agri-food (processing units), events and aircraft maintenance (Part-145) in North Africa and the OHADA area. Her fields of competence include commercial law (contract drafting and negotiation, due diligence, pre-litigation, litigation/arbitration), assistance to tender processes (analysis of procurement rules, assistance during the tender process and contract negotiation) and project development (securing land, investment law and exchange control law, sectoral law, permitting, public business law, corporate law, environmental law, contract drafting and negotiation).

Pauline is fluent in English, German and Spanish and among her publications she contributed to the World Bank report "Enabling the business of agriculture" en 2017.

  • Cross-border trade relationships
  • Public business law
  • Project development
  • Contract law
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • Bar school of Versailles (France)
  • Master 2 / DESS in international trade law (University Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense / France)
  • Master 2 / DEA in diplomacy and strategic negotiation (University Paris-Sud / France)
  • Master's degree in international and European law (University Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense / France)
  • "Arbeitsrecht in Marokko" (labour law in Morocco), GTAI website (2020)
  • World Bank Report "Enabling the business of agriculture", contribution (2017)
  • "Le nouveau Code minier marocain" (the new Moroccan mining Code), Lexis Nexis Review - Droit & Stratégie des Affaires au Maroc (2016)
  • "Marchés publics au Maroc : les enjeux des nouvelles clauses administratives générales pour les entrepreneurs" (Public procurement in Morocco: which challenges for the contractors in the new General Conditions of Contract), L’Usine Nouvelle website (2014)
  • French
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish