Further to the reclassification of the service agreement between an independent deliveryman and Deliveroo, ordered by a Spanish lower Court, French jurisdictions recently shifted position, considering that several independent workers should be deemed employees of the platform that they were working for. READ MORE
Hélène Daher, is an employment Partner in Orrick’s Paris office.
Hélène assists and represents French and international clients in all aspects of employment law (pre-litigation, litigation and transactional matters) as well as in their day-to-day human resources needs, including national, international and cross-border issues.
She advises a number of large-scale international companies as well as French CAC 40 companies active in particular in the Financial, Food, Pharmaceutical, and Construction industries.
Hélène has primarily developed an in-depth expertise in major collective redundancies and reorganizations, including assistance in the definition of the strategy and in its implementation, as well as in top management packages and terminations.
She has also been involved in landmark M&A transactions, both in France and cross-border, advising clients pre- and post-integration, in particular on information and consultation processes.
Hélène also handles complex disputes involving trade-unions, employee representatives and executive employees.
Before joining Orrick, Hélène was Counsel at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Paris. She previously worked as a lawyer at Hogan Lovells Paris LLP and Baker & McKenzie. Hélène joined Orrick Rambaud Martel in May 2016.
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Since mid-November 2018, France has been shaken by the “yellow vests” mass demonstrations. Originated on social media and grounded in its opposition to the TICPE (fuel tax) increase, the leaderless movement expresses more broadly, according to many analysts, a reaction to the dwindling purchase power of the middle class and a strong stance against the French establishment.
The political impact of the movement was quickly felt, as President Macron announced, in a televised address aired on 10 December 2018, a series reform aiming at meeting the yellow vests demands, including notably an increased minimum wage, tax and social exemptions for overtime hours as well as a tax and social contributions-free end of the year bonus.