Practice Areas

Labor Law

The Firm advises companies of all sizes and in all sectors of activity, on all of their labor related problems. These companies may be French or international, often subsidiaries or branches of American groups.  The firm also ensures the defense of interests of managers and corporate officers whether they work in the public or private sector.

  • Drafting labor documents: employment agreements, employee handbooks...
  • Preparing analysis memoranda and consultations
  • Severance negotiations, settlements, mutual separation agreements
  • Collective and individual labor conflicts
  • Harassment, discrimination, equality in the workplace
  • Hygiene, health and security in the workplace
  • Criminal labor law
  • RSE
  • Social audits
  • Labor law training (notably at Université Paris Dauphine)
  • Public labor law
Environmental Law

Ranked in the Legal 500 and the Deciders Directory – Energy and Environment, Verdier Le Prat Avocats offers a broad range of high value added services in environmental law.  Its expertise covers various fields of environmental law: public/private law, civil/criminal/administrative law, internal/community/international law.  Beyond counseling, the Firm offers its assistance in environmental disputes before the various national or European Community jurisdictions.  The firm also has the support of a think tank.  The Firm teaches environmental law at universities, Grandes Ecoles and in the scope of professional training.

The Firm has become a reference for agricultural and environmental law, its clients being comprised of leaders in this sector.

  • Agricultural and Industrial environments
  • Installations registered for environmental protection (D, DC, E, A and AS)
  • Water law ((IOTA, BAC, PPC, ZTQ, SDAGE/SAGE, Single Organism…)
  • Polluted sites and grounds
  • Genetically modified organisms
  • Phytosanitary products
  • Renewable energy (Wind, photovoltaic, methanizing)
  • Waste
  • Chemical products
  • Urbanization projects, public use declarations, property expropriation
Business Law

The Firm defends the interests of companies and private individuals in business law.  Verdier Le Prat Avocats advises companies during their formation and assists them in the operation of their activity, particularly with respect to disputes.  The Firm has also developed a practice in banking law, particularly in defending the interests of borrowers(TEG).

  • Commercial law/Company law
  • Criminal business law
  • Press law
  • Banking law
  • Litigation
Personal rights

The Firm advises and assists clients with family and estate matters.
Verdier Le Prat Avocats also offers advice on criminal matters.

  • Personal wealth law
  • Home owners’ assocations
  • Estate
  • Civil liability
  • Family law
  • Divorces, separations
  • International private law (conflicts)
  • Criminal law