François Millet

Partner || Paris

François Millet is a partner in the Paris office. He advises French and international companies and groups, particularly in the wholesale trade, telecoms, utilities and waste management sectors, on all their employment law matters. In particular, he has extensive experience in both corporate and sector-specific collective bargaining, professional training, restructuring and individual and collective litigation.

François teaches labor law as part of Master 2 Droit et pratiques des relations du travail (Work relations: laws and pracices) (Université Paris II panthéon-Assas).

Before joining Ogletree Deakins, François built up a strong experience within renowned teams of international business law firms (Freshfields, CMS Francis Lefebvre and DLA Piper) before creating Neo Avocats, a law firm dedicated to employment law.

En savoir plus sur François Millet
  • Assisting and advising in the management of collective disputes relating to a contractual seniority guarantee;
  • Assisting and advising several companies in the management of internal restructuring and staff transfers;
  • Litigation related to the financing of vocational training;
  • Litigation related to the application of branch agreements in the field of vocational training;
  • Litigation related to the assessment of employer representation;
  • Litigation before the Criminal Court in trade union discrimination and obstruction;
  • Litigation before the District Court in matters of electoral litigation and the appointment of delegates and representatives of trade union sections;
  • Assistance and advice to several companies in the management of job protection plans;
  • Assistance and advice in the drafting of branch agreements relating to working time;
  • Assistance and advice in the constitution of Competency Operators (OPCO);
  • Labor tribunal litigation for many French and international companies and groups.


  • DEA de Droit privé général, Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne

Admis au barreau

  • Paris

Activités professionnelles

  • Lecturer in the Masters 2 Law and Labor Relations Practice at the University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas (since 2002)
  • Training facilitator for the Wholesale Trade branch (since 2008): legislative or regulatory news, professional training or pension provision
  • Facilitator for Francis Lefebvre Formation (FLF): Job Protection Plan and Job Maintenance Agreements (2013) and Training for Managers in Employment Law (since 2012)


  • Atelier Ogletree Deakins - "Termination indemnities and executive compensation, social and tax aspects" - 11 juin 2019
  • 2 juin 2014 - Jurisprudence Sociale Lamy - "The works council expert may independently refer a matter to the court for urgent proceedings"
  • 1 avril 2014 - Jurisprudence Sociale Lamy - "Urgent administrative suspension and economic dismissal: emergency cannot be assumed"
  • 4 février 2013 - Cahiers sociaux du Barreau de Paris - "Validity of a Job Protection Plan in a company in bankruptcy proceedings (note under Lyon Court of Appeal, ch. soc. B, 31 Oct. 2013, n°12/01661)"
  • 5 décembre 2011 - Jurisprudence Sociale Lamy - "Do in bonis employers and insolvent employers have the same reclassification obligations ?"
  • 6 juin 2011 - Jurisprudence Sociale Lamy - "Trade union representation: the 10% attendance requirement is mandatory"
  • 7 février 2011 - Jurisprudence Sociale Lamy - "Economic dismissal: a review of the Court of Cassation's case law in 2010"
  • 13 décembre 2010 - Jurisprudence Sociale Lamy - "A voluntary redundancy plan does not have to include internal reclassification measures"
  • 8 novembre 2010 - Jurisprudence Sociale Lamy - "Personalized Reclassification Agreement: the Court of Cassation provides useful details on the procedures for specifying the economic grounds for the Reclassification"
  • 7 janvier 2008 - Magazine Décideurs - "The day of solidarity"

Publications de François Millet