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Raphaël Bordier

Partner

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

Raphaël Bordier is a partner in CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats’s Employment Law Department. He has worked in employment law and social welfare law for more than twenty years, both advising and litigating on behalf of French and foreign companies.

His focus areas include all individual and collective labour relations as well as the management of employment disputes. He has extensive experience in personnel representation and management of labour relations, as well as in the employment aspects of company transfers and restructures.

Raphaël joined in 1995 and became a partner in 2009.

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Employment

Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Labor and Employment Law

Best Lawyers 2019

Education

  • Master’s in Business Law, University of Paris X - Nanterre (1993)
  • Post-graduate degrees (DESS, DJCE) in Corporate Legal Advice and Corporate Law, University of Cergy-Pontoise (1994)
  • Professional certificate specialising in employment law, University of Montpellier (1994)
  • CAPA (post-graduate legal qualification required to practise as a solicitor or barrister in France), Versailles Regional Bar School (1997)
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Memberships

  • Member of ACE (French Association of Corporate Legal Advisors)
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Publications

  • Guide LBO, Dossiers Pratiques collection, co-author - Editions Francis Lefebvre (2012)
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28/07/2020
Leg­al 500 Par­is 2020: our law firm’s rank­ings
The 2020 edi­tion of the Leg­al 500 Par­is guide is avail­able. We thank our cli­ents for their trust and sup­port!This year, our firm is ranked in 20 ex­pert­ise, in­clud­ing: 4 in Tier 1: Tax; Em­ploy­ment; Se­cur­it­isa­tion...
26/04/2019
Leg­al 500 EMEA 2020
The 2020 edi­tion of the Leg­al 500 EMEA guide is out. We would par­tic­u­larly like to thank our cli­ents for put­ting their trust in us! Our law firm’s rank­ings in France, Al­ger­ia and Mo­rocco France 4 in...
09/04/2020
Con­struc­tion sec­tor – en­cour­age­ment to gradu­ally re­sume activ­ity
Fol­low­ing an­nounce­ment of the lock­down, most con­struc­tion sites were closed. The pro­fes­sion and the gov­ern­ment are now en­cour­aging com­pan­ies to re­sume activ­ity.Fol­low­ing the second ad­dress by the French...
26/04/2019
Leg­al 500 EMEA 2019
The 2019 edi­tion of the Leg­al 500 EMEA guide is out. We would par­tic­u­larly like to thank our cli­ents for put­ting their trust in us! Our law firms’ rank­ings in France, Al­ger­ia and Mo­rocco France 5 in...
25/06/2018
Best Law­yers 2019
Amer­ic­an leg­al magazine Best Law­yers has re­cently pub­lished, in part­ner­ship with Les Echos, its rank­ing of the best French law­yers elec­ted by their peers. Our law firm was named “Law firm of the year -...
16/10/2017
CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre ad­vises Ethicon SAS ont the sale of the Cod­man...
On 2 Oc­to­ber 2017, John­son & John­son labor­at­or­ies (Ethicon SAS), the trans­fer­ors, and In­tegra Lifes­ci­ences, the trans­fer­ee, signed an agree­ment to trans­fer the French busi­ness of Cod­man Neur­os­ciences...
27/05/2015
CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre ad­vises Mo­tor Presse Stut­tgart on the sale...
CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre ac­ted as ad­visor to Mo­tor Presse Stut­tgart on its sale of the whole of its stake in Mo­tor Presse France, a com­pany spe­cial­ised in French magazines, to Re­boot Mé­dia Par­ti­cip­a­tions...
24/06/2013
La Lettre des Fu­sions-Ac­quis­i­tions et du Private Equity | In­nov­a­tion et...
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26/04/2013
Pub­lic­a­tion of the CMS Guide on man­aging em­ploy­ee as­pects in M&A trans­ac­tions...
The "CMS Guide on man­aging em­ploy­ee as­pects in M&A trans­ac­tions in Europe" of­fers a wide-ran­ging and de­tailed look at the ob­lig­a­tions re­gard­ing la­bour law for M&A trans­ac­tions in coun­tries covered by...
15/04/2013
CMS Guide to Em­ploy­ment Is­sues in an M&A Trans­ac­tion
Al­though M&A pro­jects tend to be driv­en by cor­por­ate or tax law­yers, in many cases la­bour law is­sues have a sig­ni­fic­ant in­flu­ence on wheth­er or not the deal is suc­cess­ful. In­form­a­tion / con­sulta­tion /...
30/07/2012
Pub­lic­a­tion of “LBO” (Lever­aged buy-out)
This new ad­di­tion to the Dossiers Pratiques col­lec­tion of guides pub­lished by Edi­tions Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre takes the mys­tery out of LBOs and de­scribes the main meth­ods used for these trans­ac­tions. While...
13/06/2012
CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre and the CMS Lux­em­bourg, Ger­many and Switzer­land...
CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre and the CMS Lux­em­bourg, Ger­many and Switzer­land teams ad­vise Nov­el­is Inc. on its sale of three plants to Amer­ic­an In­dus­tri­al Ac­quis­i­tion Cor­por­a­tion CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre...