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OUR VALUES

Digital efficiency

The new digital tools available to legal service providers offer an opportunity for greater lawyer efficiency and increased client comfort. We at ilexen® have put them at the heart of our strategy so our lawyers can focus on what they do best. 
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Employment speciality

We at ilexen® specialise exclusively in employment matters so we can provide clients with premium services that only true labour law specialists can provide in that complex and shifting area of expertise.
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Cost control

Technical expertise, effective tools and a flexible organization: This is our key to providing high value added services in keeping with budget constraints.
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THE LAW FIRM

ilexen® is an employment law firm that firmly embraces a modern practice of law. We believe in openness in the lawyer-client relationship and we are committed to delivering results while acting responsibly.

We make the most of available digital tools, we automate low value added tasks, and we use cloud computing services to bring you comfort, responsiveness, and premium services at reasonable cost.

Managers, SMEs and big companies, standalone businesses, international groups and French subsidiaries: ilexen® is you partner for all your HRM-related legal issues.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

1. Employment contracts and human resources
  1. Hiring (French and foreign employees): Choice of contract, tailoring
  2. Sensitive clauses: Mobility, telework, non-compete, training costs
  3. Remuneration policy: Targets, bonuses, incentive plans
  4. Working time: Week/month/year-based working time, workload variations, changes to working hours, overtime, part-time work, Sunday working, night work, on-call duty, paid leave
  5. Managers: Employees doubling as company officers, delegation, remuneration, health insurance
  6. Mobility: Internal and international mobility, secondment, expatriation
  7. Termination: Resignation, retirement, dismissal, constructive dismissal, judicial termination, termination agreement, settlement agreement, severance pay optimisation (social contributions and tax)
2. Labour relations and collective bargaining
  1. We can help you to set up employees representation bodies: staff representatives, works, central, or group councils, single representation bodies, health and safety committees, trade union representatives
  2. We can assist you with the organisation of elections: timetable, electoral colleges, pre-electoral agreement, liaising with the authorities
  3. We can help you to manage your relations with employees’ representatives: preparation of meetings, information and consultation, management of the company information database
  4. We can draw up your internal legal documentation: company rules, IT charters, whistle-blowing procedures, electronic surveillance, geolocation
  5. We can draft collective bargaining agreements: adjustment of working time, profit-sharing plans, human resource planning, gender equality, seniors
  6. We can provide advice on trade union law : facilities, use of new ICTs, time-off rights (training for and carrying out trade union duties)
  7. We can help you to resolve deadlocked situations and collective disputes: refusal to have an item added to the agenda, to issue an opinion, or to approve an agreement on procedure, request for documents or for an expert appraisal, legal action, strike
3. Health and safety at work
  1. We can help you to set up and manage your relations with the health and safety committee (information and consultation, whistle-blowing, expert appraisals)
  2. We can draw up and follow up on the statutory occupational hazards assessment document
  3. We can draft company-level bargaining agreements (quality of work life and prevention of hard work and psychosocial risks)
  4. Crisis management: Serious injuries, harassment and sexual harassment, employer’s inexcusable fault
  5. Liaising with the authorities: Assistance with investigations and inspections
4. Due diligence
4.1 Acquisition
  1. Assessment of internal processes for compliance with CSR standards (subcontractors and suppliers)
  2. M&A due diligence on French businesses (liabilities-related financial risks, compliance with employment regulations, severance costs, harmonisation of remuneration schemes)
  3. Definition and implementation of information and consultation procedures with the employees’ representatives prior to closing
  4. Harmonisation of the employees’ collective status
  5. Assistance and representation in case of dispute
4.2 Reorganisation
  1. We can elaborate the economic rationale and draw up the statutory economic memorandum
  2. We can help you to define the social plan (scope, selection criteria and occupational categories, accompanying measures)
  3. We can organise consultations, define procedural timetables, draw up redeployment offers and letters of dismissal, help you to secure administrative authorisation (dismissal of protected employees), liaise with the works council, the trade unions, and the authorities
  4. We can respond to legal challenges to the social plan’s validity
  5. We can advise you on the consequences of the reorganisation on the employees’ collective status, representatives, and contracts
  6. We can help you to negotiate agreements on procedure, to manage procedural issues, to deal with emergency legal proceedings
5. National insurance
  1. We can help you to implement the rules governing social contributions and the reimbursement of expenses
  2. We can assist you with audits and adjustments
  3. We can represent you in court
6. Sports law
  1. We can draw up employment contracts for players and clubs (football, rugby, basketball, handball, e-sports)
  2. We can provide advice and assistance to players and clubs throughout the term of the employment contract (e.g., in case of disciplinary action)
  3. We can provide advice, assistance, and court representation for all disputes in connection with the employment contract’s performance or termination

THE TEAM

Jean-Christophe Guy

Jean-Christophe Guy

Founding partner

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2005

A certified labour law specialist

Jean-Christophe Guy was admitted to the Paris Bar in January 2005 with an advanced degree in contract law and an LLM of international business law.

He worked for several Parisian business law firms, honing his skills and gaining a solid base of experience. From 2008, he started specialising in employment law, progressively acquiring a sound knowledge and understanding of the needs and workings of client businesses, both French and international.

He then put his legal and language skills to use for various players across different industries: telecommunications, pharmaceutical, press, land and air transport, IT, etc.

He was certified as a labour law specialist by the French National Bar Association in November 2016. In January 2017, he founded the ilexen® law firm.

Jean-Christophe Guy works in French and in English.

Jean-Christophe Guy

Jean-Christophe Guy

Founding partner - Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2005 - A certified labour law specialist

Jean-Christophe Guy was admitted to the Paris Bar in January 2005 with an advanced degree in contract law and an LLM of international business law.

He worked for several Parisian business law firms, honing his skills and gaining a solid base of experience. From 2008, he started specialising in employment law, progressively acquiring a sound knowledge and understanding of the needs and workings of client businesses, both French and international.

He then put his legal and language skills to use for various players across different industries: telecommunications, pharmaceutical, press, land and air transport, IT, etc.

He was certified as a labour law specialist by the French National Bar Association in November 2016. In January 2017, he founded the ilexen® law firm.

Jean-Christophe Guy works in French and in English.

Jean-Christophe Guy

Jean-Christophe Guy

Founding partner - Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2005 - A certified labour law specialist

Jean-Christophe Guy was admitted to the Paris Bar in January 2005 with an advanced degree in contract law and an LLM of international business law.

He worked for several Parisian business law firms, honing his skills and gaining a solid base of experience. From 2008, he started specialising in employment law, progressively acquiring a sound knowledge and understanding of the needs and workings of client businesses, both French and international.

He then put his legal and language skills to use for various players across different industries: telecommunications, pharmaceutical, press, land and air transport, IT, etc.

He was certified as a labour law specialist by the French National Bar Association in November 2016. In January 2017, he founded the ilexen® law firm.

Jean-Christophe Guy works in French and in English.

Sarah Glaumond-Carbonnier

Sarah Glaumond-Carbonnier

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2012

Sarah Glaumaud-Carbonnier was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2012 with an advanced degree in the social sciences of Justice from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne university.

She is first and foremost an employment lawyer, advising and representing both businesses and employees. She has developed a particular expertise in overtime disputes.

Sarah Glaumaud-Carbonnier teaches law at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne university and at the ENOES school of accounting.

Sarah Glaumond-Carbonnier

Sarah Glaumond-Carbonnier

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2012

Sarah Glaumaud-Carbonnier was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2012 with an advanced degree in the social sciences of Justice from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne university.

She is first and foremost an employment lawyer, advising and representing both businesses and employees. She has developed a particular expertise in overtime disputes.

Sarah Glaumaud-Carbonnier teaches law at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne university and at the ENOES school of accounting.

Laurent Fellous

Laurent Fellous

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2016

Laurent Fellous was admitted to the Paris Bar in January 2016 with advanced degrees in sports law and in private law from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne university.

He honed his skills working for several high-profile banking, employment, and business law firms.

He is also a registered sports lawyer/agent.

Laurent Fellous trains students in labour law at EAJF, a sports agents school focussing on football.

He works in French and in English.

Laurent Fellous

Laurent Fellous

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2016

Laurent Fellous was admitted to the Paris Bar in January 2016 with advanced degrees in sports law and in private law from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne university.

He honed his skills working for several high-profile banking, employment, and business law firms.

He is also a registered sports lawyer/agent.

Laurent Fellous trains students in labour law at EAJF, a sports agents school focussing on football.

He works in French and in English.

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FEES

« Lawyer’ fees are based in particular on each of the following elements according to custom: the time spent on the case, the amount of research done, the nature and level of complexity of the case, the stakes of the case, the impact of the expenses and charges of the law office which the lawyer works for, the lawyer’s reputation, the lawyer’s qualifications, the lawyer’s seniority, the lawyer’s experience and level of specialisation, the benefits and results of the lawyer’s work for the client as well as the service rendered to the client, the client’s wealth. »  (Article 11.2 of the French National Bar Association’s Lawyer’s Code of Conduct)

Pursuant to the principles recalled above, ilexen® will only perform services on the basis of a clear agreement on fees and will provide a detailed statement of services with each invoice including a breakdown of the time spent by each person involved in the case.

We normally charge for our services on the basis of time spent at the agreed-upon hourly rate. Urgent requests (24-hour deadline, unavoidable night or weekend work) carry a 20 % surcharge.

ilexen®
98 Boulevard Malesherbes – 75017 Paris

phone : +33 1 83 79 98 57
fax : +33 1 83 79 98 58
mail : contact@ilexen.com
web : www.ilexen.com

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98 Boulevard Malesherbes, 75017 Paris
phone: +33 1 83 79 98 57 – fax : +33 1 83 79 98 58


98 Boulevard Malesherbes, 75017 Paris
phone: +33 1 83 79 98 57 – fax : +33 1 83 79 98 58