Maxime heads the employment Osborne Clarke team in Paris, which deals with all French employment matters and more specifically on employee representatives, litigation, immigration and new technologies matters.
Maxime Pigeon advises French and international clients on their labour law issues, with particular emphasis on acquisitions, complex reorganizations, economic dismissals and collective bargaining.
He has developed a special interest in questions related to the use of new technologies within the workplace. In particular, he holds a Doctorate in Private Law on “Employment law and new technology” (University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas, 2002).
He also specializes in international mobility and immigration issues. He advises clients in obtaining residence and work permits for their foreign executives who have transferred to France as expatriates.
In addition, since 2008, he is a member of the Legal Committee of the French Football League (LFP), handling in particular the labour disputes between professional players and the clubs, as well as approval of contracts.
Maxime was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2002. In addition to his Doctorate in Private Law, he holds a Master degree in Employment Law (University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas, 1999).
He has worked with Baker & McKenzie SCP in Paris for 14 years. He was seconded to the Palo Alto office (California) in 2005 and was promoted to Local Partner within the Paris office in February 2009.
He joined in 2013 the founding team of Osborne Clarke’s Paris office as a Partner of the Employment team.