Jean-Michel Bobillo's practice focuses on counseling and litigation aspects of French labor and employment law matters. He advises clients on labor and employment law issues that arise in mergers and acquisitions; outsourcings; reorganizations, particularly in the context of the application of TUPE regulations (Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)); restructurings; dismissals based on economic grounds; employee representation; work-related diseases; and negotiation of separation agreements with senior executives.
Jean-Michel also represents employers in litigation trials relating to dismissals based on restructurings and plant closures, on personal grounds such as misconduct and professional insufficiency, as well as proceedings relating to work-related diseases.
His client representations mainly include companies In the industrial and chemical/life sciences sectors, such as Rhodia/Solvay, Sanofi-Aventis, Novartis, and Cardinal Health; the commercial sector such as Newell Rubbermaid; as well as biotech and internet/software provider companies.
Jean-Michel's recent representations include French and multijurisdictional transactions on the seller's as well as the buyer's side for several industrial/pharmacy/life sciences companies, as well as "class action style" mass litigation (more than 150 claimants) following a plant closure based on economic conditions, litigation against key company officers claiming misclassification and reclassification of their management office as employment, and the defense of multiple claims litigation relating to alleged work-related diseases.
- 25 septembre 2015
BEERG 3rd Annual Briefing on French Labour Law
- September 25, 2015
BEERG 3rd Annual Briefing on French Labor Law
- May 15, 2014
European Labor & Employment Conference 2014: Managing Today’s Employment Relationships Across Europe
- October 16, 2013
Navigating Global Risk
- June 21, 2012
European Labor & Employment related compliance issues: The latest developments in Labor law impacting local or multi-national employers
- Université de Paris II-Panthéon Assas (DESS in Labor Law with honors 2000; Master's in Business Law with honors 1999); Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) (Diploma 1996)
- Paris Bar
Paris team ranked for Employment in France by The Legal 500 EMEA (2021) and Chambers Europe (2021):
"Partner Jean-Michel Bobillo is able to handle and coordinate complex domestic as well as transnational labour and employment matters in a seamless way. He delivers tailor-made work and knows how to find the right balance between technical advice and business strategy." (The Legal 500 EMEA)
- English, French