Jérôme Watrelot Avocat Chassany Watrelot et Associés





Jérôme Watrelot was a partner at Fidal (Lyon) before founding Chassany Watrelot & Associés in 1987.

He has been advising and assisting French and international companies for more than 30 years on all matters relating to employment law and more specifically during transformation and restructuring operations as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Jérôme Watrelot’s expertise is also very sought after in the framework of collective negotiation.

In its 2023 edition, the international reference guide The Legal 500 EMEA has ranked him among the best French lawyers specializing in employment law (Hall Of Fame).

Jérôme Watrelot also singled out among Chambers Europe 2023 notable practitioners (band 4). The guide quotes a client : Jérôme is extremely smart and solid. Having him around is very comfortable for me.”



Certificate of specialization in Employment Law and Social Security Law
Certificat de spécialisation en Droit du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale
Lyon Bar Association (1985)

Post graduate degree in Tax and Business Law
DESS Droit des Affaires et Fiscalité
Université Lyon III (1982)

Corporate lawyer degree
DJCE, Diplôme de Juriste Conseil d’Entreprise
Université Lyon III (1982)

Post graduate degree in Law History
DEA Histoire du Droit
Université Lyon III (1979)

Master’s degree in Judicial Careers
Maitrise Carrières Judiciaires
Université Lyon III (1978)


International Bar Association (IBA), AvoSial