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Géric Clomes

Counsel, Paris



Géric is a Counsel with a broad experience in all labour law matters, and more especially in connection with corporate transactions (information and consultation procedures, transfer of employees, harmonisation of benefits as a result of transfer of undertakings, headcount reduction, etc.).

He has a key role across Linklaters network as regards his excellent skills on compensation packages, benefits, profit-sharing agreements including setting up and follow up of stock options plans on behalf of French and foreign companies.

According to Mergermarket, Géric is ranked #1 in the Employment lawyers rankings in value and volume on European transactions, involving a French seller or a French Target, over the past 5 years with 28 M&A deals advised with a total value of €36,564m.

He also regularly advises numerous international and French companies on the following subjects:

  • Top manager’s social status and termination packages
  • Implementation of policies, either arising out of sectors regulations such as Banking and Financial services regulations, or group policies (such as whistle blowing and codes of conduct)
  • Negotiation of collective agreements including working time and implementation of collective redundancy procedures
  • Litigation before labour and civil courts on individual and collective matters
  • International social security regulations and expatriation matters
  • Outsourcing arrangements and loan of personnel
  • Day to day employment advice, offer letters, employment contracts, discipline, sickness, individual dismissals, negotiation of settlement agreements
Professional experience

Linklaters Paris office since 2007