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Nicolas de Sevin

Partner
Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board

CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine
Cedex
France
Languages French, English

Nicolas de Sevein joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 1983, and became a partner in 1989. A member of the firm’s Advisory Board since July 2012, he was elected Vice-Chairman in June 2015. He manages a large team of 15 lawyers, who provide advice and handle disputes in collective and individual labour relations and on the employment implications of strategic decisions.

Nicolas has developed a particular expertise in the implementation of restructuring and outsourcing projects. He provides advice on collective and individual labour relations and on the employment implications of strategic decisions, most notably in the following areas: negotiated departures and settlements, employees’ profit-sharing and incentive compensation plans, collective bargaining and employee representation, restructuring and mass redundancies, collective and individual disputes, harmonisation of human resources policies, pension plans and other employee benefits, managing international mobility, and equal treatment, discrimination and harassment issues.

His major clients include international groups in the pharmaceutical, information technology, food and luxury goods sectors.

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Leading individuals: Employment law

Legal 500 Paris 2019

Leading individual: Employment

Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Employment, Band 1

Chambers Europe 2019

Employment law, Leading individual

Legal 500 Paris 2018

Employment, Leading individual

Legal 500 EMEA 2018

Employment, Band 1

Chambers Europe 2018

Relevant experience

  • Member of Management Board (2004-2005)
  • Member of Supervisory Board (2003-2004)
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Education

  • Paris Institute for Political Sciences (1981)
  • Post-graduate degree (DEA) in Employment Law, University of Paris II - Panthéon-Assas (1983)
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Memberships

  • Chairman of AVOSIAL (French Employment Lawyers' Association) (2015- )
  • Accredited by the Cercle Magellan (2012)
  • Former member of the Council of the Hauts-de-Seine Bar Association (1996-1998)
  • Member of ACE (French Association of Corporate Legal Advisors)
  • Member of IBA (International Bar Association)
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Publications

  • Author of many papers - Les Echos Business
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31/07/2019
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20/03/2019
Cham­bers Europe 2019
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20/12/2018
Cham­bers Europe 2018
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20/12/2018
Leg­al 500 EMEA 2018
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30/07/2018
Leg­al 500 Par­is 2018
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28/06/2018
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25/06/2018
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05/07/2016
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02/07/2015
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03/04/2015
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