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Employment law

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Employment law

BG2V’s Employment Law Department practices employment and social security law, both in an advisory capacity and in litigation.

Our lawyers in the Employment Law Department assist their clients with the day-to-day management of individual work relationships, including:  the drafting of employment agreements, compensation policies, cessation of employment agreements, the status of top executives.

They also advise their clients on all issues involved in collective work relationships, including:  management of relationships with staff representative institutions, organization of work time, implementation and management of employee savings plans, negotiation and implementation of job protection plans, assistance with company restructuring and reorganizations.

The firm assists its clients with employee secondments and expatriations.

In close cooperation with the Corporate Department, BG2V’s Employment Law team also assists clients with all employment law aspects of M&A transactions (audits, management of the procedures for providing information to and consulting with staff representative institutions, etc.).

In litigation, BG2V assists and represents its clients before the various civil, labor and administrative courts.

"BG2V provides “invaluable support” to its clients and “tries to understand all the details of a case to be clear and precise”. The team of three lawyers, which is “very responsive and available”, advises several French and international groups, including a major Internet actor. The firm notably works on implementing staff reduction and reorganization projects, in cases involving working time organization, mergers and acquisitions transactions and in litigation management. The firm recently worked on a case involving a company in court-ordered insolvency proceedings. Guillaume de Saint Sernin is “patient, provides solutions and inspires great trust”."
Legal 500 Paris, 2018 Ed.
"Headed by Guillaume de Saint Sernin, BG2V's employment law team assists many SMEs and international groups, a temporary employment agency and mutual funds. The firm manages issues involving business transfers, reorganizations, departures of top executives and litigation. The employment law team is notably working on a sensitive case with issues involving equal treatment of employees. "
Legal 500 Paris, 2017 Ed.

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