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Laurence Buratti


Human Resources & Employment Law

04 72 75 76 41

Regular legal advice for employment relations
Management of employees’ working time
Negotiation of collective agreements (modulation of working time, collective performance agreements, company savings schemes…)
Setup of personnel representative bodies and their follow-up
Prevention of occupational risks and employees’ health
Social assistance for assignation, acquisition and externalization operations (preliminary audit, harmonization of the by-laws, employee transfers…)
Setup of transformation and restructuring plans (economic dismissal plans, employee safeguard plans, voluntary retirement, collective conventional termination…)
Assistance with the URSSAF (French family benefit & social contribution fund) controls
Litigation and pre-litigation files for labor and social security law issues
Employees’ international mobility
The health sector: pharmaceutical laboratories, medical supply dispensers, Biotechs, CDMO, medical analysis laboratories…
Industry: chemical, metallurgy and automobile, textile
Building and public works
Services: distribution, information and communication, analysis & consultancy services, retail and wholesale trade, cultural activities & events…
Spoken languages


After a successful first experience in the labor law department at Deloitte (legal & tax department), then with the firm OJFI, now known as Chassany, Watrelot, Laurence joined the law firm Ernst & Young, in which she became a partner. She then joined the firm Colbert in 2009.

Laurence assists French and multinational companies on labor law issues, for both legal advice and litigation. She has significant experience in managing individual and collective employment relations, in particular, in the context of corporate assignment/acquisition operations, transformation and reorganization.

Laurence has setup and organized numerous seminars for intra-company training on various themes such as HR assistance for mergers, management of working time or the management of employment rules, collective negotiation and personnel representative bodies.

She is an active member of AvoSial – a company lawyer union, specializing in labor law – and organizes seminars on social and labor law updates.

An advanced master degree in labor law – National Bar Committee (CNB)
An advanced master degree in social security and social protection law – CNB
A specialized degree certificate in labor law (University diploma) from Montpellier University
A company lawyer diploma (DJCE degree) from Lyon III Jean Moulin University.
A specialized master (DESS) in business law and taxation from Lyon III Jean Moulin University
Admitted to the Lyon Bar in 1991