Patrick Berjaud

PARTNER – Avocat à la cour | Paris


+33 (0)1 44 95 20 00


French, English

Patrick Berjaud

PARTNER – Avocat à la cour | Paris

Phone: +33 (0)1 44 95 20 00

Languages: French, English


Patrick Berjaud acts for his clients across all areas of employment and social protection law. He advises private companies of all sizes and represents their interests before the labor courts.

His long-standing experience in employment contentious matters allowed him to become an excellent negotiator who can quickly identify and prevent the contentious risks.

In addition, Patrick is member of various professional associations such as Avosial or Zen prud’hommes, a section of the Paris Bar Association whose mission is to improve the duration and conditions of files handling before the Paris Labour Court. Acting in this role, he provides a monthly physical (2 hours) and telephone (8 hours) service to resolve difficulties and disputes between lawyers.

Patrick has been highly ranked in leading international legal directories, including The Legal 500 (Paris and EMEA, i.e. Europe, the Middle East and Africa Economic Area).

  • Employment law (matters related to both individual and collective relationships in the professional environment)
  • Social protection law
  • Matters related to the works council
  • Additional remuneration systems (profit sharing, incentive plans, etc.)
  • Assistance in relation to restructuring plans (safeguarding plans, etc.)
  • Occupational accidents and diseases, especially asbestos-related diseases, occupational safety, managing clusters of disease arising in workplaces
  • Employment counseling and litigation
Industry sectors
  • Insurance, pension, social provision
  • Mass-market fashion retailers
  • Embassies and consulates
  • Radio
  • Publishing
  • French Certificate of Aptitude for the Legal Profession (Paris, 1986)
  • French LLB (Maîtrise) in Business Law – University of Paris X-Nanterre – 1984

Avocat à la Cour, Paris Bar, since 1988

Other activities
  • Member of the “Golf club du palais de justice de Paris” (Golf club of the Paris courthouse Palais de Justice)
  • Member of the “Cercle de l’Union Interalliée