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  • Pascale Lagesse

    • Pascale Lagesse, Partner, leads the Employment Law team. She advises corporate clients on all aspects of employment law.

      Her practice covers employee representation and collective bargaining, restructurings and mass layoff plans, compensation plans, mandatory and optional profit-sharing plans, as well as executive employment arrangements and international mobility (expatriation/secondment).

      She advises clients involved in mergers and acquisitions and reorganizations, as well as on issues related to staff representatives, the negotiation and signature of collective agreements, employee performance review systems, workplace rights and new forms of employment related to the digital economy.

      Pascale is a seasoned litigator with significant experience defending clients in both individual disputes and complex collective disputes with unions, works councils and other employee representative bodies.

      She is active in a variety of legal organizations and is currently Treasurer of the International Bar Association and Course Director for Labor Law Studies at the Paris Bar School.

    • Professional career

      Prior to joining Bredin Prat, she served as the head of the Employment, Pensions and Benefits practice of a leading Magic Circle firm. 

    • Academic career

      Admitted to the Paris Bar (1989), Pascale is a graduate of the University of Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas (Maîtrise in judicial practice) and the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (DEA in Private Law).

    • Decorations

      Recognised among the best lawyers in the  Top 40 of the CAC 40 lawyers
      Forbes / LJA, 2021

      “Pascale is a reference in France and has a huge worldwide network. She is always efficient and relevant and without contest one of the best lawyers in France. She is friendly, always loyal and a fast and strategic thinker.

      “Pascale is a highly experienced lawyer with strong commercial acumen. She always sees the bigger picture.

      Chambers Europe, 2023

      “Pascale Lagesse 'is one of the best employment lawyers in town. She is close to clients, good at handling very difficult matters and always makes herself personally available. She provides very pragmatic advice.'”

      “Pascale Lagesse has ‘no weak points’: she is ‘responsive, an excellent negotiator and litigator and has a wide network’.”

      Recognized as "Leading Lawyer" in Employment

      Member of the "Hall of Fame"
      The Legal 500 EMEA, 2022-2023

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