\ CHASSANY WATRELOT & ASSOCIES RANKED AMONG THE BEST FRENCH LAW FIRMS IN EMPLOYMENT LAW (Tier1)
LEGAL 500 PARIS 2019
In its 2019 edition issued last July and dedicated to the practice of parisians law firms, the reference international guide Legal 500 has ranked Chassany Watrelot & Associés among the best French law firms in employment law.
The guide indicates that “Chassany Watrelot & Associés (CWA) has ‘very strong expertise’, is ‘highly reliable, anticipates clients’ needs’ and ‘takes into account clients’ views and objectives’. The employment law boutique houses some 50 lawyers based in Paris, Lyon and Marseille, and also has four offices in the Maghreb area with an additional ten lawyers. The group has a full range of expertise and regularly advises a high-profile client base on business-critical strategic matters including major restructuring and M&A projects, and also has strong expertise in the social security, pensions, benefits and welfare protection fields.
Key names in the team include Jérôme Watrelot, who ‘is highly experienced and a trusted adviser for the most sensitive matters’; Elisabeth Graujeman; Julien Boucaud-Maître, who ‘ is very good on M&A related matters’; Sébastien Poncet, who has ‘a deep understanding of clients’ expectations, always provides the most appropriate solutions, is always available and subtly evaluates risks and outcomes of key decisions that make him an irreplaceable partner’; and Juliette Pouyet.