Delphine BRETAGNOLLE is a partner lawyer in the LYON office’s Employment – Social Security Law Department.

Alongside standard services in labour law (in both advisory work and litigation), she has developed particular expertise in :

  • advisory work and litigation during collective insolvency proceedings, mergers and acquisitions, company restructurings and reorganizations (company transfers, geographic and/or professional mobility plans, standardizing articles of association, collective redundancy plans and job protection schemes, etc.)
  • collective bargaining (organization of working hours, standardization of collective status, etc.)
  • managing relations with staff representative bodies
  • compliance and risk audits.

She works primarily for French companies or groups of any size and for affiliates of foreign groups.

She works in English and Italian.

Delphine BRETAGNOLLE has a master’s degree in Private Law with major in Judicial Studies and a DESS postgraduate qualification in Law and Evaluation of Health and Social Structures from LYON III University.

She joined the Lyon office of DELSOL Avocats in January 2005.

She regularly writes technical articles for various publications on various areas of Employment Law, provides training to directors, managers and legal heads, and lectures to students at LYON III University and business schools.

She was elected by her peers as one of the Lawyers of the Year 2023 in « Labor and Employment Law » by Best Lawyers (in partnership with Les Echos).


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