Webcast: Key labour and employment issues for clients in France, Germany and the UK during the current pandemic?

December 1, 2020

Join our panel of seasoned Gibson Dunn partners from our Paris, Munich and London offices in a discussion concerning the ongoing impact of the current pandemic on employers in Europe.


Bernard Grinspan – Moderator: A French and New York qualified partner based in the Paris office of Gibson Dunn. For more than twenty years, Mr. Grinspan has advised publicly traded and privately held business entities on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and works closely with clients to provide guidance on strategic and financial investments. He plays a major role in the growth of Gibson Dunn’s European practices. He was and continues to be instrumental in the development of the firm’s European offices into high quality legal service providers, capable of advising foreign clients on the laws of their respective jurisdictions.

James Cox: A partner in the London office and a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Mr. Cox has extensive experience in contentious and non-contentious labor and employment matters.

Nataline Fleury: A partner in the Paris office and a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Ms. Fleury heads the employment practice in Paris, which focuses on employment law and social security issues, notably advising French and international clients on employment law aspects of M&A transactions. She has significant expertise in all aspects of employment law, in particular in relation to restructuring transactions, acquisitions and disposals, including the implementation of workforce reduction plans, employment audits, employment contracts, executive earnings programmes, transactional agreements and dealing with employee representatives, in particular for the implementation of collective agreements and codes of compliance.

Mark Zimmer: A partner in the Munich office and a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Mr. Zimmer advises companies on all employment-related matters. He represents his clients in particular in connection with reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, as well as the hiring and separation of executives.