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Lionel Paraire
11 Bis, Rue de Moscou
75008 Paris France
Tel.: +33 1 76 77 33 00




Admitted to the Bar in 1997 and founder of Galion, Lionel Paraire has a DESS de Droit des Affaires and a Magistère-DJCE (Masters in Business and Tax law) from the University of Montpellier. He worked for six years with Cabinet Jeantet Associés and then worked at Baker & McKenzie, followed by Mayer Brown where he became of-counsel. Lionel has been Senior lecturer at the University of Paris XII in Labour Law and European Labour Law. He is currently senior lecturer at the University of Montpellier I (DJCE and Certificate of Special Studies in Labour Law), where he teaches employment litigation and labour law.


Lionel has developed an acknowledged expertise in the area of individual employment relations and (high risk) litigation and dispute resolution. He regularly assists companies with restructuring and the labour and employment law aspects of corporate transactions. He extends his activity towards Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), notably as a mediator.

Moreover, he has written numerous articles for specialised and national press and frequently takes part in conferences on labour and employment law. He uses his knowledge to provide comprehensive training to his clients. Lionel is a member of various national and international associations including Avosial (French Employment Lawyers Association), AFPDC (French Association of Collaborative Professionals), EELA (European Employment Lawyers Association) and the IBA (International Bar Association).

He speaks French, English, Spanish and German.


1997 : DESS Business Law et Magistère-DJCE, University of Montpellier
1997 : Certificate of Special Studies in Labour Law, University of Montpellier
1997 : Bar Exam, CRFPA Montpellier

2014 : Trainings in Mediation (CMAP et Institut Armédis) and Collaborative Law (AFPDC)


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