Areas of Expertise
Pauline advises on a wide range of disputes, including contractual issues, PFI disputes (primarily facilities management contracts regarding issues such as performance deductions, unavailability, disputes between subcontractors), regulatory investigations, IT disputes, fraud, insurance disputes, debt recovery, defamation, partnership disputes, and prison law. Pauline acts for a wide range of clients including private companies, Registered Providers, individuals and regulators.
Pauline aims to deliver practical advice that takes into account her clients’ commercial objectives, including cost-effective resolutions and protecting reputations.
Pauline has experience in a range of different courts and methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution, including arbitration, adjudication and mediation.
Prior to joining Devonshires Solicitors, Pauline worked in retail banking in Paris before completing her training contract with a full-service regional law firm.
Pauline graduated from Oxford University with a BA in History, before completing her GDL and LPC at BPP Law School.
Pauline is a native French speaker and able to provide advice in French on matters of English law. Pauline enjoys pub quizzes and travelling.
Pauline’s Interview as a new Partner
Pauline Lépissier has been promoted to Partner. We invited Pauline to talk to us about her journey to becoming a Partner as well as what inspires her about working at Devonshires.
“I am beyond elated. You did a great job.”
“[Pauline] has really picked things up quickly, helped draw order to our thinking and has made amazing progress this week.”
Pauline advises on a large range of PFI disputes involving hospitals, prisons and schools.
Pauline successfully defended a High Court claim for unpaid compensation by an agent in a published judgment. She is presently enforcing the resulting costs order.
Pauline represents former British soldiers in inquests and prosecutions in Northern Ireland.
Pauline regularly assists clients in dealing with potentially defamatory posts on social media.
Pauline is acting on a multi-jurisdictional trusts and fraud dispute.