Employment Law


Avi Bitton Lawyers & Partners

Are you an executive or a manager? Are you anticipating an unfair dismissal?

Our team of 10 lawyers and jurists have been assisting managers and executives for 20 years.

We negotiate most of our cases amicably, because the large groups know our reputation: we are interviewed by the press in France (Libération, BFM TV, Le Monde, Le Figaro, etc.) and abroad (Wall Street Journal, The Guardian …) and we have already obtained court rulings against large companies such as L’Oréal, Amazon, Auchan, LVMH, Atos, Natixis, Caisse d’Epargne, Véolia, Eiffage, Essilor…

 Contact us (all confidential): the sooner you consult us, the better we can advise you.

Our first legal advice

The sooner you consult with a Lawyer, the more powerful you will be to negotiate an amicable settlement (« rupture conventionnelle », « transaction », PEP - Prompt Exit Package …).

Ne rien signer

Do not sign any document (convocation, PIP, negative annual appraisal …) without having taken advice from a Lawyer.

Ne pas se plaindre

Do not complain about harassment or discrimination without seeking advice from a Lawyer.

Ne pas attendre de recevoir une convocation

Do not wait to receive a convocation to the dismissal interview to consult with a lawyer

Lawyers to win against your employer

Our law firm has obtained court rulings against large companies, among others, Natixis and Caisse d'Epargne banks, companies from groups such as LVMH, L'Oréal, Essilor, Abercrombie, Amazon, Eiffage, Veolia, Atos, Auchan, Cyrillus, etc.

managers and executives advised and defended

From amicable negotiation to litigation

Years of experiences

Avi Bitton Lawyers & Partners

Employment law · Criminal law · Peronal injury law

Avi Bitton law firm - 10 lawyers and jurists - 20 years of experience - More than 4,000 clients:

  • Managers and Executives,
  • Victims of assaults and accidents,
  • Accused of crimes and misdemeanors.

High-profile cases: Carlos Ghosn, Altice, HSBC Falciani, terrorist attack on Rue des Rosiers, ….

Media interviews on television channels (TF1, France 2, France 24, BFM TV, etc.), national press (Le monde, Le Figaro, Libération, Les Echos, etc.), regional press (Ouest France, Nice Matin, etc.) and international (Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Lawyer, ...) on legal cases: Nicolas Sarkozy, Dominique Strauss-Khan ....

Avi Bitton:

  • Former Member of the Disciplinary Council of the Paris Bar Association (2013, 2018 to 2023).
  • Former Member of the Council of the Paris Bar (2010-2015)
  • Former Member of the National Bars Council (2012-2015).
  • Author of "The trial before the employment Tribunal", published by LGDJ, one of the main legal publishers (2018).

Avi Bitton is regularly consulted by the Government (Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Labor, National Assembly, Senate, etc.) on reforms in labor law and criminal law.

International activity for private clients (expatriate individuals, foreign companies, etc.) or institutional clients (embassies, consulates, etc.) with clients in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, the European Union (Portugal, Italy, Germany...), Russia, Brazil, Israel, Morocco or Rwanda.

Law Firm recommended by French and international Best Lawyers, Décideurs and Legal 500 rankings.

Collaboration with former judges, private detectives (searches for goods to be seized abroad, identification of witnesses, ...), experts (scientific experts, medical experts, experts in toxicology, ...) and bailiffs (seizures of bank accounts, ...).

Correspondence with foreign law firms: Great Britain (London), Italy (Milan), Latvia (Riga), Ukraine (Kiev), Romania (Bucharest) and Bulgaria (Sofia), and in the regions: Lyon, Toulon and Rouen.

Languages ​​spoken: English and Portuguese.

Recent cases & Press review
Avi Bitton Lawyers & Partners

Employment Law

  • Discrimination and harassment: sentencing a computering company to pay damages for discrimination on return of maternity leave, psychological harassment and unfair dismissal (ruling of 25th April 2013, Cour of appeal of Versailles).
  • Sexual harassment: sentencing a public company to pay damages for unfair dismissal to a manager accused of sexual harassment by several colleagues (judgement of the Employment Tribunal of Créteil, 23rd December 2014).
  • Dismissal: sentencing of a famous TV production company for late delivery of legal documents
  • Sexual harassment: suing a major pharmaceuticals company whom a manager has sexually abused an employee
  • Amicable settlement: negotiating an amicable settlement between a major franchising group and a union representative
  • Work hours: negotiating an amicable settlement between a large law firm and a lawyer associate in relation to breach of work hours rules

  • “Former Allen Overy associate files harassment and discrimination complaint against firm“, The Lawyer, 8 octobre 2019.
  • « Herbies faces court action from former associate in Paris », The Lawyer, 8 December 2009
  • « Plainte pénale d’un collaborateur contre un cabinet d’avocat pour travail dissimulé », Actuel Avocat, 4 December 2009
  • « Des avocats au ban des accusés », L’Express, 3 December 2009
  • « Le cabinet Taj condamné pour délit social de travail dissimulé », Actuel Avocat, 8 July 2009
  • « Bras de fer entre Karl Zéro et un ex-salarié », Le Figaro, 6 March 2009

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Avi Bitton Lawyers & Partners

English speaking Lawyers in Paris

Avi Bitton Lawyers & Partners practises throughout the Paris region, including the departments and bar associations of Paris (75), Seine-et-Marne (77), Yvelines (78), Essone (91), Hauts-de-Seine (92), Seine-Saint-Denis (93), Val-de-Marne (94) and Val-d'Oise (95). The firm regularly handles cases before the courts of Paris, Créteil, Bobigny, Nanterre, Boulogne, Evry, Longjumeau, Montmorency, Versailles, Meaux and Melun, as well as the judicial courts of Paris, Nanterre, Bobigny, Evry, Versailles, Melun and Meaux.