Sarah Delon-Bouquet focuses on labor and employment law, and serves as the firm’s Team Leader for European Labor and Employment. She represents clients in both contentious and non-contentious matters involving all aspects of labor and employment from drafting employment agreements and adapting employment-related regulations and policies to French law requirements. She advises clients on working time issues, employee benefits, individual and collective dismissals for personal or economic reasons and negotiation of settlement and mutual termination agreements. Sarah also assists clients with issues related to personnel representatives.
She has advised clients on the employment aspects of cross-border corporate transactions (due diligence, application of transfer of undertaking provisions, review of acquisition and employment agreements, non competes, information and consultation with works councils), and also on the employment aspects of company restructuring (consultation with works council, collective dismissals).
Sarah also coordinates legal advice in different EU jurisdictions in connection with restructuring plans and redundancies, service agreements, transfers of business and data protection issues.
She advises clients on French data protection and privacy laws, as well as issues related to the transfer of data outside the European Union and the implementation of codes of conduct and whistle-blowing schemes in France. In addition, she advises on various consumer and commercial law questions and assists clients in drafting services, confidentiality and license agreements.
Bar and Court Admissions
Institut d’études politiques de Paris, International Business, 1997
Université de Paris I -Panthéon-Sorbonne, DEA, 1996
Université de Paris II - Assas, Maîtrise, 1992
Co-authored an article “Legitimizing Cross-Border Data Flows by the Self-Assessment Method: Different Approaches Throughout Europe,” BNA International Data Protection Special Report, June 2007
Articles on the implementation of whistle-blowing measures in France
Co-authored an article with Kathie D. Claret on French defective product liability for the Australian Product Liability Reporter and a presentation of the various grounds of French product liability for the 2003 International Comparative Legal Guide to Product Liability
Speeches and Seminars
Presentation of French labor law aspects at Dechert's yearly Labor and Employment Seminars