Nicolas Peixoto

Partner || Paris

Nicolas Peixoto is Partner in the Ogletree Deakins Paris office.

He specializes in employment and social security law and his practice has led him to work on all employment law issues including major restructuring operations, termination and restructuration packages, and complex individual and collective employment litigation. He advises French companies and French subsidiaries of international groups on individual and collectives, mainly in respect to redundancy plans.

He frequently gives lectures on labor law at the Labor Law Institute.

Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins in 2017, he was an associate at an international law firm since 2014, and also spent four years in a highly-regarded French law firm focusing on employment law.


Learn more about Nicolas Peixoto
  • Advising a leading French bank in the implementation of redundancy plans including 1,000 job suppressions and modifications of employment contracts;
  • Advising a leading group in the Petrol industry in the definition of a strategy of reorganization of its French subsidiaries;
  • Negotiating with trade unions in the framework of several transfers of ongoing concern (TUPE transfer) in order to anticipate the impact on employment and collective status;
  • Advising an e-commerce company in the implementation of its social plan;
  • Advising an automotive company in the implementation of its social plan;
  • Advising and participating in negotiations relating to the establishment of a European Works Council with the trade unions of several Member States of the European Union and setting up a European Works Council for a large French group;
  • Leading internal audits aiming at harmonizing the employment contracts and the collective status for pharmaceutical companies;
  • Focusing on highly regarded labor law litigation for an international bank;
  • Representing a client in a dispute involving the contestation by several employees of the reason for economic dismissal.


  • Master II de Recherche en Droit Social, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • EF San Francisco, USA

Admittance to Practice

  • Paris

Professional Activities

  • IDS (Labor Law Institute)
  • Association for Labor Law lawyers of the University of Paris II
  • IHEDN (National Defence Institute)


  • Master 2 Droit et pratique des relations de travail (DPRT) de l'Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas - "PSE et fermeture de site : les précautions à prendre" - Cabinet Ogletree Deakins 58 bis rue la Boétie 75008 Paris - 16 March 2023
  • Séminaire d’hiver du Club du droit Social d’Ogletree Deakins  - "Enquêtes internes : regards croisés "public-privé"" - Cabinet Ogletree Deakins 58 bis rue la Boétie 75008 Paris - 8 December 2022
  • Séminaire d’été du Club du droit Social d’Ogletree Deakins  - "Conformité, éthique et alerte interne : aspects de Droit Social" - Cabinet Ogletree Deakins 58 bis rue la Boétie 75008 Paris - 5 July 2022
  • Avosial - "Négociations collectives dans la fonction publique " - 20 May 2021
  • Atelier IDS - "Synthèse de jurisprudence " - 17 March 2021
  • Atelier IDS - "Adapter son organisation dans un contexte économique dégradé" - 30 April 2020
  • Les rendez-vous d'Ogletree - "La participation en entreprise " - 29 April 2020
  • Atelier IDS - "Le point sur les mesures adoptées dans le cadre du covid-19" - 29 May 2019

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