Fieldfisher bolsters employment practices in Paris with French Boutique hires
Fieldfisher has added a partner and another lawyer to its labor law firm in Paris, bolstering its team amid an increased workload due in part to increased M&A deals in the French capital.
Julia Mohamed joins as a partner of the French boutique firm Marvell Avocats, where she practiced for eight years, becoming a partner.
Jérôme So, also from Marvell, joins Fieldfisher as a partner.
mohammedThe practice covers a range of sectors, including logistics, luxury goods, food, IT, retail and telecommunications. It also provides expertise in site restructuring and closures with employment safeguard plans, as well as knowledge of social issues related to the operation of companies, in particular mergers and acquisitions.
These arrivals bring the social law department of Fieldfisher in Paris to six lawyers, including two partners.
The expansion of the employment law department reflects the growing needs of its clients, particularly in corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, Fieldfisher said in a statement.
Founded in 2007, Fieldfisher France now has nearly 70 lawyers, including 21 partners. Over the past two years, she has recruited 18 lawyers to the Paris office.