Firm Profile > Vaughan Avocats > Paris, France

Vaughan Avocats
75017 PARIS

The regions Tier 1

Vaughan Avocats has its main office in Paris (24 lawyers), but also a very strong presence in Toulouse (23 lawyers). The firm also has antennas in Versailles, Rennes and in Bamako, Mali, and offers a whole range of expertise. The team is particularly well known for its strength in employment law.

Employment Tier 3

Vaughan Avocats' practice is well staffed and led by nine experienced partners. The team assists several leading French and international companies, as well as industrial and professional bodies. It recently provided assistance on post-Macron reform matters, such as the negotiation of CSE work council agreements. The practice is also highly recognised for its expertise in dealing with collective redundancy projects and mobility matters. Lately, the team advised on several large-scale redundancy plans, for example when successfully assisting Solocal with the implementation of a 1,000 job-cut plan. The team also handles sensitive individual matters and disputes. It advises companies, CEOs and other individuals such as journalists and TV presenters with individual companies' exit issues. Additionally, the practice represents low-cost airlines in several strategic litigation proceedings. Key figures include Bruno Courtine, Aude Serres van Gaver, Abdelkader Hamida, Bastien Ottaviani, Fabrice Perruchot and Thomas Fernandez-Boni.


‘The firm provides strong and bespoke support.’

‘The firm provides very professional and high-quality work. Team members are available, committed and reliable.’

Abdelkader Hamida and Bruno Courtine show strong listening skills and look for the best adapted solutions.’

More than simply a law firm, since 2005

Vaughan has set a new standard, distancing itself from established conventions.

With the aim to accelerate their clients’ success, our lawyers do not hesitate to consider multiple approaches and angles of attack to the solutions and legal strategies they advise on.

Today, Vaughan, has approximately 60 lawyers who practice each day in France and throughout the world, to support, cease opportunities and facilitate corporate life.

our vision : Picture the future in developing new legal strategies in order to reach  opportunities and manage the risks involved.

With a thorough understanding of business markets and the issues involved, our lawyers take a comprehensive approach in managing their clients’ corporate projects.

Starting with the business plan and putting in place the relevant legal schemes, Vaughan contributes to articulating the strategic approach of a company.

The lawyers at Vaughan continuously adapt to provide an international approach to issues, as well as specialist expertise in non-legal areas

Department Name Email Telephone
Human resources Jean-Charles de Bellefon
Human resources Bruno Courtine
Human resources Paul van Deth
Human resources Thomas Fernandez-Boni
Human resources Abdelkader Hamida
Human resources Bastien Ottaviani
Human resources Fabrice Perruchot
Human resources Aude Serres van Gaver
Employment litigation Paul van Deth
Employment litigation Thomas Fernandez-Boni
Employment litigation Fabrice Perruchot
Employment litigation Abdelkader Hamida
Employment litigation Bruno Courtine
Employment litigation Isabelle Gommé
Employment litigation Bastien Ottaviani
Employment litigation Jean-Charles de Bellefon
Employment litigation Aude Serres van Gaver
Structuring and reorganisation Lionel Agossou
Structuring and reorganisation Jean-Charles de Bellefon
Structuring and reorganisation Bruno Courtine
Structuring and reorganisation Thomas Fernandez-Boni
Structuring and reorganisation Abdelkader Hamida
Structuring and reorganisation Bruno de Laportaliere
Structuring and reorganisation Aude Serres van Gaver
Restructuring and reindustrialisation Lionel Agossou
Restructuring and reindustrialisation Jean-Charles de Bellefon
Restructuring and reindustrialisation Bruno Courtine
Restructuring and reindustrialisation Thomas Fernandez-Boni
Restructuring and reindustrialisation Abdelkader Hamida
Restructuring and reindustrialisation Bruno de Laportaliere
Restructuring and reindustrialisation Aude Serres van Gaver
Companies in difficulty Bruno Courtine
Companies in difficulty Marie-Hélène Jan
Companies in difficulty Aude Serres van Gaver
Mergers and acquisitions – private equity Lionel Agossou
Mergers and acquisitions – private equity Marie-Hélène Jan
Mergers and acquisitions Carole Boumaiza
Mergers and acquisitions – private equity Isabelle Gommé
Mergers and acquisitions – private equity Bruno de Laportaliere
Taxation Lionel Agossou
International mobility Sandra Thiry
International mobility Cécile Cottin-Dusart
Executive directors and corporate officers Paul van Deth
Executive directors and corporate officers Thomas Fernandez-Boni
Executive directors and corporate officers Bastien Ottaviani
Executive directors and corporate officers Fabrice Perruchot
Commercial relations Marie-Hélène Jan
Commercial relations Bruno de Laportaliere
OHADA Daouda Ba
International Lionel Agossou
International Daouda Ba
International Thomas Fernandez-Boni
International Marie-Hélène Jan
International Bruno de Laportaliere
International Cécile Cottin-Dusart
International Sandra Thiry
Photo Name Position Profile
Maitre Lionel Agossou  photo Maitre Lionel Agossou Lionel Agossou regularly supports French and international companies and groups in matters…
 Thomas Fernandez - Boni  photo Thomas Fernandez - Boni Partner
 Marie-Hélène Jan  photo Marie-Hélène Jan Partner
Number of lawyers : 57
at this office : 24
Global Business Lawyers (created in 2017)
Other offices : Bamako (Mali)
Other offices : Rennes
Other offices : Toulouse
Other offices : Versailles