Helene graduated from the University of Paris II Panthéon Assas with a post-graduate Master in Employment Law and from the University of London with an LL.M. She has been a lawyer since 2006.
She spent most of her career at international law firms, in particular Baker & McKenzie and Freshfields. Before joining Vivant Chiss in July 2019, she was a partner at Orrick Rambaud Martel.
Hélène masters all the areas of Employment Law, both in France and abroad, with a recognized experience in reorganizations, company transfers and M&A-related matters.
Hélène has also developed a specific expertise in advisory and litigation related to sensitive files around discrimination, harassment or top management departures.
For more than 10 years, Hélène has been advising large international corporates as well as French CAC40 companies. She also assists smaller companies and start-ups. Her fields of expertise comprise hotels & restaurants, pharmaceuticals, aeronautics, transportation and media.
She customizes her advice and defines for her clients the most suitable strategies by taking into account their specificities and their needs, their history and the market environment.
Hélène drafted many press articles and regularly takes part in panels around Employment Law. She has been recommended by Legal 500 and ranked as “great expert”.