Gabriel Ferran's practice focuses on the counseling and litigation aspects of labor and employment law. He regularly assists multinational groups on labor and employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions, insolvency proceedings, outsourcing, reorganization for economic reasons, and multijurisdictional employee transfers.
Gabriel also assists and represents French and international companies in day to day labor and employment matters including collective bargaining and labor relationships, individual working relationships, pay incentive plans, international mobility, compliance policies and codes of conduct, relationships with local authorities and administrations, as well as health and safety matters.
Gabriel has significant litigation experience before French labor, administrative, and criminal courts related to individual dismissals and collective redundancies, harassment and discrimination, work-related illnesses and accidents, asbestos claims, validity of social plans (Plan de Sauvegarde de l'Emploi), and in summary proceedings with trade unions and employee representatives in the context of restructurings.
Gabriel works with French and international companies in a variety of industries including energy, transportation, pharmaceuticals, engineering software, food, banking, chemical products, real estate, and manufacturing.
- University of Paris II-Panthéon Assas (Master II in Labor Law with honors 2006 and distinction for thesis on the "Involvement of Employees in the European Companies"); University of Aix-en-Provence (Master I in Business Law with honors 2005)
- Paris Bar