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Fromont Briens

5-7 AVENUE DU COQ, 75009 PARIS, FRANCE
Tel:
Work +33 1 44 51 63 80
Fax:
Fax +33 1 44 51 63 89
Email:
Web:
www.fromont-briens.com
Lyon, Paris
Fromont Briens, Zora VILLALARD, Paris, FRANCE

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Zora VILLALARD

Tel:
Work +33 1 44 51 63 80
Email:
Fromont Briens

Work Department

Labour & employment law

Position

Partner - Fromont Briens

Member

Littler Global


France

Employment

Within: Employment

Lyon and Paris-based and Littler Global's France exclusive member, Fromont Briens ‘is a triple-A law firm with a great reputation and a huge number of experts’. The 180-lawyer boutique ‘has a very strong practice in any employment law issues’ and is ‘very much a partner to companies not just an adviser’. The firm represents many leading French and international companies, advising on the market's largest M&A deals and reorganisation projects including mass redundancy schemes, but is equally renowned for its leading social protection, remuneration and professional training expertise. The team shows ‘a real in-depth expertise in compensation and benefits’, ‘is able to take clear positions even on complex questions’ and brings ‘practical answers and does not try to play it safe’. Key names among the 42 partners include: Gilles Briens, David Calvayrac, Grégory Chastagnol who is ‘very sharp and brings a business approach with charm and leadership’, Philippe Clément, Cédric Guillon, who is an ‘excellent negotiator, very well connected, who gets the job done’, Jean-Martial Buisson who ‘knows how to explain the pros and cons of optional solutions’, Jean-Sébastien Capisano, the ‘outstanding’ Guillaume Desmoulin who is ‘a great leader in international projects’ and ‘gives efficient and strategic advice’, Benjamin Desaint who is ‘a very successful expert, great networker, fast thinker who knows how to handle international projects and cross-border cooperation’, and Sophie Pelicier-Leovenbruck who is ‘highly skilled, a team player, goes to the bottom of things and is a good writer’. Also recently involved in matters were Cécilia Arandel, Julie Béot-Rabiot, Laurence Chrebor, David Blanc, Jean-Jacques Fournier whose ‘good overall understanding of the situation and perfect mastery of employment law aspects’ are particularly valued, Leslie Nicolaï and Zora Villalard. Of special mention is Jean de Calbiac who stands out for his ‘unique expertise combining corporate and employment law’ and ‘blends technical knowledge, business acumen and the client's context to provide bespoke answers’. Nelly Jean-Marie and Mathieu Hugueville made partner.

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