Jean-Marc Sainsard is the head of our Labour & Employment Practice Group in our Paris office.

    His particular expertise covers in particular the negotiation and conclusion of collective bargaining agreements, the implementation of business reorganisations, negotiation of settlement agreements, drafting employment contracts, implementation of remuneration and profit sharing and savings plans.

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    • Closing a plant and collective redundancy for a UK-listed group with 70 employees.
    • Closing a plant and collective redundancy for a North America- based industrial listed group with 50 employees.
    • Restructuring and collective redundancies of advertising agencies in North America.
    • Restructuring, collective redundancy and litigation for a Germany-based industrial group.
    • Negotiating and drafting of different types of a profit-sharing plan for a leading luxury group.
    • Renegotiating a working time collective bargaining agreement in an advertising agency.
    • Closing of a plant for a Germany-based/UK-based group with 120 employees.

    Education

    • Université de Montpellier, Certificat, de spécialisation en Droit social
    • Université Paris X – Nanterre, DEA, d’études politiques et de relations internationals
    • Panthéon-Assas University, Licence, en Droit
    • Panthéon-Assas University, Maîtrise, en Droit

    Admissions

    • Paris, 1986

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Certified Labour auditor ISO 10011 in 1996 & 1998

    Languages

    • French
    • English
    • Recommended in Chambers Europe 2015 Edition
    • Legal Experts Europe, Middle East and Africa 2011 – highly recommended
    • The Legal 500 US Special Edition 2011 – recommended firm
    • The Legal 500 Paris 2012 – recommended firm

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    • Drafting of numerous articles for La Revue (Squire Patton Boggs Paris monthly publication) and other internal publications since 2004.
    • "Mais si, le projet de loi sur l’épargne salariale est novateur" Les Echos, September 15, 2000.
    • "Epargne salariale: un projet en demi-teinte" Option Finance issue 611, October 2, 2000.
    • "L’épargne salariale recomposée" Les Echos,  March 2001.
    • "Les conséquences pratiques de la réforme de l’épargne salariale pour les entreprises" Option Finance Dossier Expertise issue 639, March 2001.
    • "L’épargne salariale pour tous" (Citation) –Option Finance issue 664, November 12, 2001.
    • "Quand toutes les entreprises épargneront pour leurs salariés" (Citation), Les Echos Week-End,  November 23 and 24, 2001.
    • "Un nouveau souffle pour l’épargne salariale" (Citation) Investir Magazine, September 2001.
    • "La vie privée et l’entreprise" Les Echos, May 2002.
    • "Vers une nouvelle réforme de l’épargne salariale" Option Finance issue 739, June 2, 2003.
    • "Le caractère aléatoire de l’intéressement" Option Finance issue 742, June 23, 2003.
    • "Licenciements pour motifs économiques et SSII" Le Monde, 2003.
    • "Stratégies gagnantes pour la retraite" (Interview) Le Pointissue 1619, September 2003.
    • "La réforme des frais professionnels et des avantages en nature" Option Finance, September and October 2003.
    • "The same but different" Legal Director, April 2004.
    • "L’externalisation: Interview" L’usine Nouvelle issue 2954, March 2005.
    • "L’audit social, c’est capital" (Interview) Repreneur, July/August 2005.
    • "Vente de main d’oeuvre: illégale mais courante" (Interview) L’Usine Nouvelle issue 2997, February2006. 

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