Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2012, Benjamin Krief is a partner within Gide’s Employment Law practice group in Paris, where he assists on both individual and collective aspects of employment law. In particular, he assists transnational groups in the management of their strategic litigation, such as collective litigation initiated by staff representative bodies, labour litigation concerning senior executives or sensitive issues such as harassment, discrimination or the whistleblower status. Benjamin is also very active in the defence of intermediation platforms with regard to litigation initiated by drivers/delivery personnel seeking recognition of their employee status.
Benjamin also assists his clients in the implementation of their reorganisation project (transfer, voluntary redundancy plan, etc.) and has built up significant expertise on information and consultation procedures with staff representative bodies.
Benjamin Krief holds a PhD in law from Paris II - Panthéon-Assas University. Under the aegis of Professor Bernard Teyssié, his thesis paper, 'Essay on the emergence of a European law on collective representation', received awards from Paris II - Panthéon-Assas University, UIMM and the Voltaire law firm. He regularly publishes articles for specialised legal journals and is a lecturer at Master's level.