Office Address

Phone Number

+33 1 44 51 63 80

Fax Number

+33 1 44 51 63 89

Email Address


+33 (0)1 72 74 17

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Fromont Briens

Main Office Address

5/7 avenue du Coq
BP 80502
Paris cedex 09

Office Locations

Paris and Lyon

Firm Phone Number

+33 1 44 51 63 80

Firm Fax Number

+33 1 44 51 63 89

Personal Background

Sophie is a partner at FROMONT BRIENS & Partners.  Before joining the law firm in September 2006, she was a partner in the French "boutique’ firm of Belier & Associes until December 2003 after which she joined Freshfield’s Paris Office with the whole Belier’s team in January 2004. 

Sophie has strong experience as well as expertise in advising about litigation practice towards national and multinational corporations, providing them with services in: collective bargaining, local and cross border restructuring plans including business transfers, transfers of an undertaking, and the impact of these situations on social status. 

She has also developed a specific expertise in vocational training law, including with employment issues and collective redundancies. Sophie is the author of many publications in peer reviews and she speaks at many colloquiums and in various French universities and professional associations. 

Sophie has been a member of the Bar of Paris since 1995 and with the specific ability as a specialist in labor and employment law since 1996.  

Firm Background

Founded in1993, FROMONT BRIENS,with offices in Paris and Lyon comprising over 100 lawyers, is one of the leading Employment law “niche” firms in France.  Its expertise and know-how extend to all areas of Labour and Employment law, restructuring, transfer of undertakings, collective bargaining, due diligences, benefits policies, pensions and supplementary social welfare or share schemes, vocational training law as individual issues.  The firm caters to clients from all branches of activities, industrial services and distribution sector and its major clients operate at both national and international levels.   

FROMONT BRIENS is an ISO 9001 certified establishment (client satisfaction). It has received the “Best French Employment Law Firm” award twice and has also been awarded the “Entrepreneurial Law Firm of the Year” award in recognition of its capacity to anticipate and adapt to market evolutions and client needs, as well as for its determination to build a stable, lasting firm.  It currently is ranked in the first band for employment law of Chambers and Legal 500. 

Firm Practice Areas

  • Labour and employment
  • Individual and collective labour relations
  • Restructurings
  • Cost control
  • Company retirement  and AD&D
  • Company savings and stock options schemes
  • URSSAF assessments and adjustments
  • Compensation and benefits policies
  • Company Directors
  • Criminal labour law
  •  International