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Bijan E Eghbal

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Bijan Eghbal practices primarily in the area of French labour law. His experience, well known for its pragmatic Anglo-Saxon approach, includes handling several major collective dismissal transactions, notably in the context of acquisitions or divestitures, arising from plant closings or the restructuring of manufacturing, distribution and other commercial activities.

Bijan's work has notably concerned the preparation of 'social plans' and the monitoring of negotiations with employee and union representatives as well as with governmental labour authorities.

He advises clients on the implementation and management of employee representative bodies and union delegates, collective negotiations and agreements, strike management, internal and external labour communications.

Bijan regularly advises in diverse industries (service and manufacturing) with respect to business reorganisations entailing collective dismissals, collective negotiations with union representatives, strategic orientations in regard of collective relationships as well as exits of senior executives this including negotiation and structuring of termination packages.

He is often solicited to contribute at strategic decision making at "C suite" level bringing constructive solution driven thoughts to the debate.