French Employment Law

French employment law is complex and technical.  It regularly evolves and is significantly more employee-friendly than equivalent English or US law.  For these reasons, it is strongly recommended to seek advice before entering into a French employment relationship.
  1. We advise on all aspects of local business law and provide practical, commercial advice and services relating to gaining entry into the UK and immigration requirements; selection of business structure and incorporation; leasing premises; hiring staff; preparing English contracts and terms and conditions or adapting your existing documentation; compliance for a new or existing website; and the purchase of or investment into an existing business and your exit when that time comes.  We advise businesses at all stages of their life cycle: from start-up or entry to domestic and international growth and from maturity to exit.We also have substantial experience of global expansion and helping our clients springboard into Europe and other international markets. We have a network of global contacts so that the advice and assistance you need are only a time zone away.We also advise on cross-border contracts such as international agency, distribution and joint venture agreements, and agreements for the transfer of data.If you decide to employ teams in Germany or France, we can explain the key differences between the UK and local employment law and assist you with the necessary documentation through our in-house German employment lawyers and our local service providers in France.

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