Patrick Thiébart

Associé

Patrick Thiébart co-anime notre département Droit social.

Patrick conseille des sociétés à dimension nationale et internationale sur des problématiques relatives au droit social et aux ressources humaines.

Il assiste ses clients sur la préparation et la mise en place de plans sociaux, la gestion des restructurations, la gestion des problématiques de droit social en cas d’acquisition, de cession ou de fusion de sociétés cotées ou privées.

Il accompagne les entreprises en matière de contentieux de droit du travail tant individuel que collectif – en particulier en cas de contentieux de masses et de contentieux visant à mettre en cause les plans de sauvegarde de l’emploi.

Patrick est membre de l’ABA (American Bar Association), l’IBA (International Bar Association) et l’EELA (European Employment Lawyers Association).

CE QUE DISENT LES ANNUAIRES PROFESSIONNELS
  • Legal 500 EMEA 2022 : Franklin leads both a solid stand-alone practice as well as a busy supporting employment law practice. The team assists a varied client base that includes several retailers and asset management funds and handles a wide range of collective and individual employment work. It regularly manages restructuring and M&A-related work and is increasingly involved alongside managers and investment funds to advise in the context of fundraising transactions, notably on managers’ incentives packages and remuneration matters. Litigation is another area of strength, with the team recently winning a major case that could potentially set a new precedent regarding remuneration paid in dividends. The team’s experience in compliance work and conducting internal investigations are other assets. The very qualified Patrick Thiébart and Myriam de Gaudusson are in charge.
    Testimonials:
    ‘High-level of competence, approach, flexibility, support, speed, attention to details, patience and advice have been the qualities demonstrated along the entire process.’
    ‘The firm supported our group on a strategic and impactful social project, in the context of a particular situation of an urgent nature. The teams have shown great responsiveness and adaptability, while providing us with very high-quality legal and operational advice. Their expertise and perfect knowledge of our business sector have enabled us to complete this complex project, all while preserving the interests of our group.’
    ‘All the people who accompanied us on the employment aspect of the project have shown great professionalism. Beyond their knowledge and skills in their areas of expertise, of which the plurality within the teams constitutes a real asset, they are distinguished by qualities of responsiveness, adaptability, but also human qualities and the ability to listen.’
    ‘High quality of solutions provided to complicated labour law issues.’
  • Chambers Europe 2022 : What the team is known for: Franklin operates an established practice group offering experience in employment issues arising from harassment claims and corporate restructurings, including mass redundancy. The team advises on senior executive departures and working time policies, as well as acting on employment disputes. The firm’s clients stem from a range of industries, including technology, travel and automotive.
    Strengths: Clients describe the lawyers as “creative in the solutions they provided,” further appreciating the network at the firm’s disposal.
  • Best Lawyers 2022 : Patrick Thiébart
  • Legal 500 2021 : The team advises a prominent client base and is already managing a high amount of strategic restructuring projects, including workforce downsizing projects involving several hundreds of employees and site closures. In addition, the practice also offers strong know-how in dealing with sensitive individual litigation, notably in relation to high-level executives, discrimination and sexual harassment files. Compliance advice and remote working issues in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic are also offered.
    Brilliant technique.’
    Patrick Thiébart shows great responsiveness and provides superb practical advice.’
  • Chambers 2021 : What the team is known for: Established practice group offering experience in employment issues arising from harassment claims and corporate restructurings, including mass redundancy. Advises on senior executive departures and working time policies. Also acts on employment disputes. Clients stem from a range of industries, including technology, travel and automotive.
    Patrick Thiébart « always acted swiftly and has great knowledge of the French employment legislation, »reports one client. He has a wealth of experience in employment litigations relating to conflict with trade unions, collective terminations and harassment claims. »
  • Option Droit & Affaires 2021 : Catégorie « PSE et contentieux collectifs afférents » du classement Restructuring
  • Décideurs 2021 :
    • Négociations collectives et relations sociales : Excellent
    • Restructurations, plans sociaux et contentieux associés : Excellent
    • Contentieux à risque et droit pénal social : Excellent
    • Gestion sociale des M&A et audits sociaux : Excellent
    • Représentation des dirigeants : Pratique réputée
    • Mobilité & Expatriation : Pratique réputée
    • Santé, sécurité sociale & optimisation : Forte notoriété
    • Protection sociale complémentaire : Forte notoriété
    • Enquête internationale et enquête interne : Forte notoriété
    • Programme de conformité : Forte notoriété
    • Rémunération collective et individuelle : Pratique réputée
FORMATION
  • Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas : DEA en droit européen