Jérôme Watrelot

Jérôme Watrelot


Chassany Watrelot & Associés

Recognized since 2023

Paris, France

Practice Areas

Labor and Employment Law

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Before founding Chassany Watrelot & Associés in 1987, Jérôme Watrelot was a partner at Fidal, a lawfirm in Lyon.

He advises and assists French and international companies on all issues relating to labour and employment law and, notably, regarding mergers & acquisitions and restructurings.

His expertise is also very appreciated in the framework of collective negotiation.

In its 2022 edition, the international reference guide The Legal 500 EMEA has ranked him among the best French lawyers specializing in employment law (Hall Of Fame). According to The Legal 500, Jérôme Watrelot is considered as “highly experienced and a trusted adviser for the most sensitive matters’.

He also singled out among Chambers Europe 2022 notable practitioners (band 5) : “Jérôme Watrelot advises clients hailing from the retail, food and drink, and transportation sectors on contentious and non-contentious employment law mandates. Clients note his extensive experience and availability.””

Education

Certificate of specialization in Employment Law and Social Security Law (Certificat de spécialisation en Droit du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale) – Bar Association of Lyon (1985)

Post graduate degree in Tax and Business Law (DESS Droit des Affaires et Fiscalité) – University of Lyon III (1982)

Corporate lawyer degree (DJCE, Diplôme de Juriste Conseil d’Entreprise) – University of Lyon III (1982)

Post graduate degree in Law History (DEA Histoire du Droit) – University of Lyon III (1979)

Master’s degree in Judicial Careers (Maitrise Carrières Judiciaires) – University of Lyon III (1978)

Location

  • 8, rue Chateaubriand
    Paris 75008
    France

Languages

  • French

Bar Admissions

  • France, 1992

Affiliations

  • AvoSial - Member
  • International Bar Association - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in France 2023 for work in:

  • Labor and Employment Law

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