Kim leads Charles Russell Speechlys' Employment team in Paris. He advises mostly international companies or groups of companies on all aspects of French employment law relating to their French operations (whether on individual or collective matters), and in particular, in connection with restructurings or M&A.
Kim also represents his clients in their in-court and out-of-court proceedings (litigation and settlement negotiations). He has recognised expertise concerning collective employment issues including negotiations with trade unions, works councils and staff representatives, definition and implementation of collective redundancies, and negotiation of collective agreements. He assists his clients in connection with their day-to-day human resources issues, such as recruitment, employment contracts and dismissals, staff representative elections or drafting of collective agreements.
Kim is admitted to the Paris Bar and also serves on the Board of Directors of ALFA International, a global legal network of law firms.
- Political and media sensitive closure of a French industrial plant for a US based corporation
- Management of a large collective redundancy issue impacting several hundred employees in different plants, and relating negotiations with the trade unions and works councils of the impacted sites
- Assisting a major US corporation with the employment aspects of a large acquisition in France and reshaping of the top management of the French operations of the target