Firm Profile > TNDA: Tuffal-Nerson Douarre & Associés > Paris, France

TNDA: Tuffal-Nerson Douarre & Associés
75008 PARIS

Employment Tier 3

TNDA: Tuffal-Nerson Douarre & Associés' nine-lawyer team advises several leading French corporations and financial institutions. The boutique firm is notably called upon to advise on highly sensitive issues such as leading companies' CEOs' remuneration and departure issues, fraud-, harassment- and suicide-related individual situations. It is also retained by high-profile executive officers. The practice also has strong expertise in the health and safety area and advises in the context of M&A transactions and initial public offerings. Practice head Véronique Tuffal-Nerson is highly recommended and regularly appointed as mediator in sensitive cases. Also recommended are of counsel Martine Rivereau-Trzmiel, Nicolas Durand-Gasselin and Guillaume Verdier. Of counsel Armelle Walters-Renaud provides complementary corporate law support.

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Lawyers are available, responsive and experts. Their advice is reliable and personalised. They take time to listen to their clients.

‘Véronique Tuffal-Nerson demonstrates a high level of understanding of matters at stake. She combines high-level technique and a great strategic vision.’

TNDA is an experienced firm in the areas of labor, criminal and business law.

There are thirteen lawyers in the firm of whom two are qualified mediators.

And TNDA’s trusted legal advice is often sought in complex and sensitive cases, as well as in litigation entailing serious risks.

When the firm develops legal solutions and strategies that provide a competitive edge. TNDA reserves them for just one company per business sector and level.

TNDA’s primary concern is to create value for its clients with a global approach and a connection between legal advice and litigation point of views.

The firm proposes, based on the Law, innovative efficient solutions with human capital. But, too communication and relationships at the heart of the decisions.



With more than 30 years of experience it is the historic core practice area of the firm founded by Véronique Tuffal-Nerson; The team is mainly acting in the following fields:

  • Collective negociations
  • Restructuring (collective economic dismissal and alternative departures management)
  • Assistance and HR management
  • Individual and collective labour disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Social security
  • Work injuries and professional illness


Rémy Douarre, criminal lawyer for over 30 years is in charge of this practice mainly acting in the following fields :

  • Criminal liability of companies and their executives
  • Litigation in criminal labor law
  • Violation of the economic and financial laws


The team leaded by Philippe Meylan is the regular adviser to French and foreign companies, associations and public authorities in sectors such as industry, service, pharmacy and biotechnology in the following fields :

  • Disposal and acquisitions, private equity, mergers, spin-off, transfer of assets
  • Restructuring and insolvency proceedings
  • Shareholders relationships
  • Executives status and liabilities
  • Relationships with the authorities (professionnal bodies and administrative authorities)
  • Economic litigation

The complementary skills of our lawyers give them the opportunity to work efficiently together on complex issues such as governance (executives and non executives liabilities for example) and restructuring (change of executives, disposal)

Our teams work with experienced well known lawyers in areas of law we do not operate.

TNDA lawyers also work closely with European and Asian law firms depending on the expertise required for each file.

Department Name Email Telephone
Employment law Véronique Tuffal-Nerson
Employment law Nicolas Durand-Gasselin
Criminal business law Rémy Douarre
Business law Philippe Meylan
M&A Armelle Walters-Renaud
Compliance Véronique Tuffal-Nerson
Discrimination at work Martine Rivereau-Trzmiel
Health and safety at work Guillaume Verdier
Mediation Martine Rivereau-Trzmiel
Mediation Véronique Tuffal-Nerson
Photo Name Position Profile
 Rémy Douarre  photo Rémy Douarre Rémy Douarre is a retired former partner in the criminal law department…
 Nicolas Durand-Gasselin  photo Nicolas Durand-Gasselin Nicolas Durand-Gasselin is a partner in the firm Tuffal-Nerson Douarre et Associés-TNDA…
 Philippe Meylan  photo Philippe Meylan Philippe Meylan is a partner in the business law department of the…
 Martine Rivereau-Trzmiel  photo Martine Rivereau-Trzmiel Martine Rivereau-Trzmiel is Of Counsel in the firm Tuffal-Nerson Douarre et Associés-TNDA…
 Véronique Tuffal-Nerson photo Véronique Tuffal-Nerson Founder of the law firm Tuffal-Nerson Douarre et Associés-TNDA which is structured…
 Guillaume Verdier  photo Guillaume Verdier Guillaume Verdier is a partner in the firm Tuffal-Nerson Douarre et Associés-TNDA…
 Armelle Walters-Renaud  photo Armelle Walters-Renaud Armelle Walters -Renaud is Of Counsel in the business law department of…
Number of lawyers : 15