Employment law

Our objective: to accompany you in the sensitive management of new and complex situations

Our employment law team operates in the fields of labor law and social security law. Our lawyers are recognised experts in the day-to-day management of individual labor relations as well as in all matters relating to collective labor relations, both in terms of advice and litigation (civil, social and administrative jurisdictions).

For individual labor relations, BG2V assists you in drafting employment contracts, remuneration policies, termination of employment contracts, and the status of managers (?). In regard to collective labor relations, BG2V advises on managing relations with staff representative bodies, organizing working hours, setting up job protection plans, assisting with restructuring and reorganization of your companies, etc.

BG2V’s Mergers & Acquisitions/Private Equity and Employment Law departments work together to support M&A operations in all aspects of employment law (auditing, management of information and consultation procedures with employee representative bodies, etc.).

Lawyers in charge of the practice


BG2V has a team that assists a client base consisting of large groups, including several major French companies, two major auction houses and a large temporary employment group. The team regularly deals with issues relating to working hours and assists its clients in setting up representative bodies and holding elections. It also manages corporate restructuring projects and mergers and acquisitions. Finally, the team deals with strategic individual issues, such as negotiations on the departure of executives.

— Legal 500 Paris – Edition 2018


Headed by Guillaume de Saint Sernin, the BG2V team assists numerous SMEs, as well as international groups, a temporary employment agency, and investment funds. The firm handles issues of business transfers, reorganisation, management departures, and litigation. In particular, it is involved in a sensitive case involving issues of equal treatment of employees.

— Legal 500 Paris – Edition 2017