Paris, 7th May 2021 – DELCADE, a French business law firm with offices in Paris, Bordeaux and Lille, is strengthening its labour and employment law practice with the arrival of Charlotte O’LEARY in the Paris team and Ophélie LAZARO in Bordeaux as Employment Partners.

A member of the Paris Bar since 2009, Charlotte O’LEARY practised for 10 years in business law firms (Normand & Associés, Toison & Associés) before setting up her own firm dedicated to employment law in 2018.

She advises on all aspects of employment law, both in terms of advice and litigation, and assists companies in their day-to-day management of individual and collective relations and during restructuring operations. Charlotte O’Leary has developed a deep expertise in social security law (litigation of inexcusable fault, disputes concerning work-related accidents/occupational diseases), in health and safety and in criminal labour law (obstruction of justice, discrimination, labour inspection). She also advises her clients on the prevention of psychosocial risks (RPS).

After starting out in 2009 in Paris and Bordeaux law firms, Ophélie LAZARO joined PwC law firm in 2011 as an associate in the employment department, where she practised labour law and social protection for 10 years before setting up her own firm.

Ophélie LAZARO practices in both advisory and litigation matters. Her field of expertise covers individual labour relations, in particular with regard to negotiating employment contracts, variable remuneration, delegations of power and intra-group labour relations. She also practices in the field of collective labour relations, in particular with regard to working hours, staff representation, collective bargaining, employee savings schemes and employee shareholding. Additionally, she assists companies in restructuring, compliance audits and social protection for managers. She is broadly experienced in all areas of labour and social security litigation.

Sabine VANDERSTRICHT

Development and communication responsible
Sabine is responsible for the development and communication of Delcade. Her mission is to promote the image of the firm, both internally and externally. In this capacity she coordinates all development projects and communication actions.

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Charlotte O’LEARY

Partner - Labour Law & Social Security Law
Charlotte O'Leary has developed in-depth expertise in social security law (litigation on inexcusable fault, disputes concerning work-related accidents/occupational diseases) and in health and safety, particularly in criminal labour law.
She also advises her clients on the implementation of a psychosocial risk prevention policy.

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Ophélie LAZARO

Partner - Labour law & social welfare law
Ophélie Lazaro advises clients on labour law and social security law, both as counsel and in litigation.
Her expertise covers individual labour relations, in particular with regard to specific clauses in the employment contract, variable remuneration, delegation of power or intra-group labour relations, but also collective labour relations, in particular with regard to working hours, staff representation, collective bargaining, employee savings schemes or employee shareholding.
She also assists companies in restructuring, compliance audits and social protection for managers. She is involved in all labour law and social security litigation (occupational injuries and accidents/excusable fault of the employer).

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