Chambers Europe 2019 : Employment Department – Band 1

8 Mar 2019

Capstan Avocats est distingué dans le Classement  Chambers Europe 2019  dans la catégorie « Employment Department » en Band 1.

L’équipe est reconnue pour « Top-tier team dedicated solely to employment law with recommended abilities in social security issues. Frequently assists both French and international clients across the aerospace, electronics and retail sectors with both individual and collective litigation proceedings, mass dismissals and staff transfer ».


The department impresses with its "deep understanding of client needs" and receives praise for its "reactive, client-oriented approach and ability to unblock situations that have come to a standstill."

Interviewees also recommend the team for its "great mastery of social employment law."

Associés reconnus 

Bruno Serizay  is a social security and pensions law expert. Sources value his responsiveness and report that "he is an expert in social protection; he is just top notch." A second source agrees and adds: "He is very active and he is a reference in social protection in France."

Guillaume Bordier 's areas of expertise include employee incentive schemes, business transfer and restructuring operations. Clients appreciate his involvement, explaining: "He gives his opinion on a course of action. He can get out of a pure legalistic mindset and really add value."

Jean-Michel Mir  handles employment law matters deriving from M&A and restructuring, including cross-border instructions, as well as collective bargaining agreements and employee shareholder schemes. One client lauds: "He has the ability to be extremely reactive and flexible; I can reach him at any moment and he knows our business extremely well. He also offers suggestions and can propose scenarios and different alternatives. I really value this mix of intellectual flexibility and emotional intelligence."

Head of department  Pascal Lagoutte  is a well-known figure in the area of employment law. He primarily assists international clients, and his practice includes advice on a broad range of labour law matters.

Classement disponible sur le site de  Chambers and Partners .