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66 AVENUE D'IÉNA, 75116 PARIS, FRANCE
Tel:
Work +33 1 56 62 30 00
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Fax +33 1 56 62 30 01
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www.flichygrange.com
Flichy Grangé Avocats, Olivier Kress, Paris, FRANCE

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Olivier Kress

Tel:
Work +33 (0)1 56 62 30 00
Email:
Flichy Grangé Avocats

Position

PARTNER; Olivier Kress advises French and international corporations on all aspects of labour law particularly in case of acquisition operations, restructuring plans, collective redundancies and collective bargaining agreements. On the litigation side, he represents his clients before the civil and criminal courts.

Career

Olivier Kress speaks on a regular basis at international conferences on collective bargaining, international mobility and corporate restructuring. He is also moderator at the IBA employment and industrial relations law committee.

Languages

FRENCH, ENGLISH AND ITALIAN.

Member

L&E GLOBAL ; EELA ; IBA ; AVOSIAL.

Education

Olivier Kress holds a Masters in Private Law and a post-graduate degree in Corporate Legal Advice (DJCE: Diplôme de Juriste-Conseil d'Entreprise).


France

Employment

Within: Employment

Flichy Grangé Avocats ‘answers very quickly to clients' requests and is able to put together a strong case’. The 75-lawyer team handles an impressive for a client base that includes various high-profile French and international corporations from every area of the economy. The group is regularly sought out to assist with the market's most sophisticated and high-profile matters. It is notably acting on key issues touching on the public sector, including advising SNCF on its conversion from a public sector to a private limited company. The firm also recently handled a lot of restructuring, intra-merger and collective redundancies work and is regularly called upon to handle high-profile M&A transactions. It notably assisted Thomson Reuters with the sale of a majority stake in Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk (F&R) to Blackstone. The practice also has experience handling sensitive litigation and mass disputes. It successfully defended CNIM against more than 280 asbestos anxiety exposure appeal claims. Other work includes managing pension, compensation, benefits and accident at work issues. Key names in the 24-partner team include Joël Grangé, Marine Conche, Florence Aubonnet, Olivier Kress, Stéphanie Guédès Da Costa, Laurent Gamet, Stéphanie Dumas, whose ‘analytical skills’ are particularly appreciated, Jeannie Crédoz-Rosier, Bruno Fieschi, Aurélie Cormier Le Goff, Florence Bacquet and Aurélie Crédoz-Rosier. Frédéric-Guillaume Laprévote was made up to partner. Stéphane Bloch recently joined from KGA Avocats.

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