Julie Marionneau

Julie Marionneau
Julie was a Research Fellow working for the Judicial Power Project at Policy Exchange. She primarily was a Major and Legal Advisor in the French Air Force where she specialized in Law of Armed Conflict, Operational law and Air law.  She was recently a legal and military expert working for the Under Secretary General Ms. Jane Holl Lute at the United Nations Secretariat in New York, and a Legal Advisor in NATO at the Joint Force Command in Naples. During her career, she assumed responsibilities of Legal advisor to the Air Defense Operational Command in France as well as in various military deployments (Libya, Afghanistan, Qatar, Kosovo). She was also appointed outside the realm of the military institutions to work for the General Secretariat for National Defense and Security (Prime Minister) in Paris where she develops an expertise in armament export control regulations and policies. She is currently a part-time doctoral student at war studies, King’s College London.

Related Publications

Exiting Lockdown

The UK Government should extend its Five Pillar Testing Strategy to a Six Pillar Testing and Tracing Strategy by introducing digital contact tracing as a Sixth Pillar. A Testing and Tracing Strategy should bring together expertise from the Department of Health, NHSX, NHS Digital, Police, Military and the Intelligence Agencies, to create a new independent national 24/7 Testing and Tracing Command Centre.


Policy Exchange’s latest paper on lawfare, endorsed by General David Petraeus, sets out new measures on how the next Government must protect our soldiers from the assault of lawfare. The paper recommends that the next government should:

Protecting Those Who Serve

The next Prime Minister has a responsibility to act urgently to protect UK troops, whether serving or retired, from ongoing exposure to legal risk and to unfair legal processes.

The Collapse of the Kenyan Emergency Group Litigation: causes and consequences

The ongoing pursuit of historical allegations against UK forces represents a failure on the part of the British state to protect those it asks to serve.

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