Les domaines d'interventions

Advice and assistance on employment law

On individual Employment relationships
  • Drafting, negotiating and revising employment contracts (Restrictive covenants, variable remuneration, working time arrangement, etc.)
  • Implementing variable remuneration plans
  • Implementing disciplinary processes and dealing with discrimination and moral / sexual harassment issues
  • Terminating employment relationships (mutual termination process, termination process for misperformance, disciplinary or economic grounds, inability etc.)
  • Negotiating and entering into mutual termination process and settlement agreements with employees
  • Advice and assistance in case of control from the French administration
  • Individual disputes with current or former employees related to the performance or the termination of the employment contract before Labor Courts
On collective employment relationships
  • Dealing with social aspects of reorganization / restructuring and business transfer (including collective redundancies, collective mutual terminations and collective performance agreements)
  • Implementing internal regulations (homeworking, variable remuneration, IT and social network, code of conduct, data protection, working time arrangement etc.)
  • Organizing staff representative bodies’elections and managing relationships with elected employees (election process of the Social and Economic Committee, right of alert, internal regulations of staff representatives bodies, assistance during recurring or specific consultation process, etc.)
  • Negotiating collective bargaining agreements
  • Dealing with health and safety issues (occupational accident and diseases, mandatory internal regulations, occupational risk assessment document etc.)
  • Implementing and revising healthcare, welfare and pension coverage  

Doing business in France

During her previous professional experiences, Lucille DETWILER used to work with foreign-based companies, including start-ups, while setting up or developing businesses in France.

Accordingly, she can provide tailored services to clients and support them for the following steps:

  • Identify the applicable collective bargaining agreement at the branch level depending on their core business
  • Draft offer letter and employment contract’s templates and variable remuneration plans 
  • Provide assistance during the implementation of RH process 
  • Review the compliance of Group’s policies / handbook in accordance with French law requirements 
  • Implement mandatory healthcare and welfare coverages 
  • Provide contacts details of competent and efficient payroll providers fluent in English

Une expertise en droit social au service des particuliers

Pragmatique et déterminée, Lucille DETWILER accompagne également des salariés, principalement des dirigeants et cadres, dans tous les aspects de la relation contractuelle de leur embauche au départ de l’entreprise.

  • Négocier des avantages salariaux
  • Développer une stratégie de négociation en vue d’un départ de l’entreprise à l’amiable ou à la suite d’un licenciement
  • Représenter ses clients devant le Conseil de prud’hommes ou la Cour d’appel en cas de violation de la législation par leur employeur (non-paiement d’une prime ou d’heures supplémentaires, harcèlement moral, discrimination…) ou de licenciement abusif