A firm specialising
in labour and employment law

Galion is an independent French business law firm dealing exclusively with labour and employment law and specialising in advice, litigation and dispute resolution.

Close to its clients, Galion creates and develops for each of its clients “made-to-measure” solutions adapted to their needs, culture, business and organisation.

Our approach is based on three fundamental points:

  • Technical excellence maintained in a context of increasing legal uncertainty;
  • Pragmatic vision and a strong corporate culture to act effectively; and,
  • Partnership, availability and commitment, essential in creating a close-working relationship.


Lionel Paraire has recently been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in France 2020 in the field of Employee Benefits Law.


Last Galion's Newsletter

  • Harassment

    acknowledgement of the existence of acts of harassment outside of work.

    Employment contract

    validity of the non-compete clause covering two continents.
  • Employment contract termination

    consequences of not complying with the requirements of a mutually agreed termination.

    Hygiene and safety

    validity of an « alcohol zero tolerance » clause in the internal rules.
  • Employment contract

    invalidity of the part-time contract providing for a “chosen time”.

    Employment contract termination

    acts committed outside working hours may justify a dismissal for serious misconduct.
  • Employment contract termination

    details relating to a dismissal for a disciplinary reason.

    CDD (fixed-term contract)

    employee’s compensation in case of an unfair termination by the employer.
  • Procedure

    validity of the compensation schedule in case of a dismissal without real and serious cause.


    details on new compensation cases.
  • Health

    publication of the law relating to the organization and transformation of the health system.

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