Claire Toumieux – Contributor Profile
Allen & Overy France
Employment & Benefits Partner
Claire Toumieux heads the Paris employment law department. She advises businesses seeking to define, implement and/or improve their human resource management strategies.
She has built up a strong reputation in assisting corporate groups, both listed and unlisted, and investment funds through strategic operations such as mergers and acquisitions, collective bargaining agreements and reorganisations. She also represents them both on sensitive individual and collective disputes.
She has been Chair of the European Employment Lawyers Association (2015-2017), the European body for lawyers specialising in employment law. She has received the Women in Law Awards 2017 in Employment law by Lawyer Monthly and is listed among the leading employment lawyers by Best Lawyers in France.
Claire is regularly interviewed in the French press (Le Monde, Le Figaro, Les Echos, L’Opinion) and international publications (Wall Street Journal, Financial Times…). She contributes to A&O leading employment law blog as well as European Employment Law Cases publication.
According to Chambers Europe 2018, “Claire Toumieux is valued by clients for “her pragmatic approach, reactivity and reliability.“
Who’s Who Legal France 2018 acknowledges Claire as “a highly experienced lawyer” with deep specialist expertise in HR strategy and reorganisation where she is considered a “go to practitioner among international clients.“
“Practice head Claire Toumieux enjoys strong recognition ” Legal 500 EMEA 2018, France (Employment)