Frédéric Godard-Auguste


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Bar(s) : Bordeaux


Frédéric Godard-Auguste’s expertise is highly recognised in the field of employment law, where he advises companies of all sizes, as well as management.

In particular, he assists with individual and collective labour relations, as well as restructurings and the implementation of employment protection plans.

For the past 15 years, he has also advised court-appointed receivers and agents on businesses in distress, the application of employment law to insolvency proceedings, job restructurings, as well as on due diligence exercises in the context of transfers.

A former first secretary of the French Bar mooting competition (Conférence du Stage) and lecturer, Frédéric GODARD-AUGUSTE is also a litigation lawyer and represents clients before employment and criminal courts, and has developed a particular expertise in collective disputes and criminal employment law.

Frédéric holds a double specialisation in employment law and social security and social protection law. He is also the managing partner of the Bordeaux office.

  • Specialisation in Employment Law and Social Security and Social Protection Law, 2010
  • Bar exam (CAPA), 2005
  • Master’s (DESS) in Corporate and Tax Law, Bordeaux IV, 2003
  • French
  • English
  • Former first secretary of the Conférence du Stage, 1st prize of the Munich Bar
  • Decision makers 2021 – Restructuring & distressed companies – Counsel to mid-cap companies and their shareholders (Band 2)
  • Decision-makers 2021 – Restructuring & distressed companies – Counsel to banks and creditors – (Band 4)
  • Magazine Le Point 2021 – Labour Law (4 stars)
  • Legal 500 2021 – Employment Law (Band 4)
  • Decision-makers Employment Law – Strong reputation – Restructuring, social plans and related litigation
  • Decision-makers 2020 – Employment law – High risk litigation and criminal labor law (Band 3)
  • Decision-makers 2020 – Employment law – Mobility and expatriation – (Band 4)
  • Decision-makers 2020 – Employment law (Band 3)
  • Decision-makers 2020 – Employment law – Restructuring, redundancy plans and related litigation (Band 3)
  • Decision-makers 2020 – Human resources – Complementary social protection (Band 3)
  • Decision-makers Human Resources – High profile – Social management of M&A and social audits

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