Katell Déniel-Allioux > Dentons > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
5 BOULEVARD MALESHERBES
75008 PARIS
France

Work Department

Employment

Position

Katell Déniel-Allioux is a partner in the Paris office. She serves as chair of the Europe Employment and Labor group and the chair of the Paris Employment group.

She concentrates on employment law and assists French and international clients from various economic sectors, handling all aspects of the companies’ existence. She deals primarily with the following aspects of employment law: implementation of new businesses (employment contracts, remuneration and incentive policies, internal rules and policies), acquisition, restructuring, relations with worker representatives and unions (negotiation of collective agreements, elections, harmonization of the collective status, etc.), TUPE, remuneration and social coverage of top management, as well as secondment/expatriation, negotiation of services agreements, etc.

Career

Joined Salans (now Dentons) in 1998
Deloitte, Employment team (1994 – 1998)

Languages

English, French

Memberships

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1994
Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
Member of the American Bar Association (ABA)
Member of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)

Education

Centre du Droit de l’Entreprise de Montpellier, Magistère/DJCE – Diplôme de Juriste Conseil d’Entreprise (1994)
University of Montpellier, DESS in Business law (1994)
University of Montpellier, Maîtrise in Law (1993)

Lawyer Rankings

France > Industry focus: Luxury goods

The luxury Paris goods team at global firm Dentons includes specialists in a diverse range of disciplines (corporate and M&A, IP, employment, TMT, tax, real estate, competition) to advise clients in the fragrances, fashion, cosmetics, jewellery and winery sectors, including Supreme and Fontaine Limited. The team is led by Sandra Hazan, who has over 25 years’ experience in the tax law area, assisting clients with restructuring and transfer pricing. Other key figures include senior counsel and IP expert Isabelle Leroux, employment co-heads Frédérique Meslay Caloni and Katell Déniel-Allioux and exprerienced IP litigator Loïc Lemercier.

France > Employment

Dentons provides a whole range of assistance to its clients including handling restructurings, mass employee litigation and individual litigation (notably on harassment situations and working time issues). The practice has been notably active advising on M&A deals, particularly in the real estate sector, and is also instructed to advise on compensation, remote working and employment contract status qualification issues, notably in relation to the interim work and the luxury hotel and digital platform sectors. The practice is also increasingly called upon to assist with data privacy employment issues. The team has a large client portfolio, drawing from various industries including the luxury hotel, pharmaceuticals and banking fields, and more recently the insurance and reinsurance sectors. The Paris practice is co-headed by Julie CaussadeFrédérique Meslay-Caloni and Katell Déniel-Allioux. Of counsel Nathaly Blin also contributes.

Paris > Droit social

Dentons abrite une gamme complète d’expertises, couvrant notamment les plans de restructuration, les contentieux de masse et les litiges individuels (notamment en lien avec des situations de harcèlement et des sujets de temps de travail). L’équipe a récemment été impliquée dans plusieurs opérations corporate et de fusions-acquisitions du cabinet, notamment dans le secteur immobilier. Elle traite aussi des problématiques de rémunération, de travail à distance et de statut du contrat de travail, concernant notamment les domaines de l’intérim, de l’hôtellerie de luxe et des plateformes numériques. L’équipe est aussi de plus en plus sollicitée pour gérer des sujets liés à la confidentialité des données numériques. Le portefeuille de clientèle couvre diverses industries, notamment l’hôtellerie de luxe, la pharmacie, la banque, et depuis plus dernièrement l’assurance et la réassurance. La pratique parisienne est codirigée par Julie CaussadeFrédérique Meslay-Caloni et Katell Déniel-AlliouxNathaly Blin (of counsel) contribue également.

Paris > Secteurs et industries > Luxe

Dentons réunit un large panel d’expertises au service de l’industrie du luxe ; couvrant le corporate, la propriété intellectuelle, le droit social, les TMT, la fiscalité, l’immobilier et le droit de la concurrence. Le cabinet conseille une clientèle active dans les domaines suivants : parfums, mode, cosmétiques, joaillerie et vins (Supreme et Fontaine Limited). La pratique est dirigée par la très expérimentée associée fiscaliste  Sandra Hazan, qui conseille ses clients sur des problématiques de réorganisation fiscale et de prix de transfert. Contribuent également : l’experte en droit de la propriété intellectuelle  Isabelle Leroux (senior counsel) ; Frédérique Meslay Caloni et Katell Déniel-Allioux qui codirigent la pratique de droit social ; et le spécialiste du contentieux IP Loïc Lemercier.