\ CHASSANY WATRELOT & ASSOCIES RANKED AMONG THE BEST FRENCH LAW FIRMS IN EMPLOYMENT LAW (Tier1)
LEGAL 500 PARIS 2020
In its 2020 edition issued a few days ago and dedicated to the practice of parisians law firms, the reference international guide Legal 500 has ranked Chassany Watrelot & Associés among the best law firms in employment law in Paris (Tier 1).
“Employment law firm Chassany Watrelot & Associés (CWA) has a stable and regularly growing team which now totals some 50 lawyers in France (Paris, Lyon and Nice) in addition to 20 lawyers located in its four Maghreb offices.
The firm is able to provide a full range of expertise to France’s largest companies, as well as to many leading international corporations and investment funds.
The firm is regularly entrusted to help with large-scale restructuring projects entailing important workforce reduction and site closures. It is notably assisting Carrefour Hypermarchés with the negotiation of a collective termination agreement affecting several thousand employees.
The firm is also recognised for its strong M&A-related expertise and its proficiency in profit-sharing, pensions, welfare protection, social security and health and safety matters, notably thanks to the strongly recommended Elisabeth Graujeman who advises on labour law and supplementary retirement and welfare schemes. Founding partners Philippe Chassany and Jérôme Watrelot co-head the firm. Other key names of the 19-partner practice include: Sébastien Poncet, Julien Boucaud-Maître and Juliette Pouyet as well as Hélène Guillot, Xavier de Jerphanion and Laurence Cohen.”
‘The firm provides exceptional service, support and guidance.’
‘Very strong team work. The team has strong knowledge, is very creative, always trying to find solutions which fit with the situations and concerns at hand.’
‘They always offer solutions combining legal requirements with the particular situation of their clients.’
‘Sébastien Poncet is available, responsive and provides good advice.’