David Jonin is a partner in the Employment Law practice group. He specialises in employment and social protection law. He advises French and international companies on major assignments and also represents their interests during any related litigation. He is also regularly involved in cases with an international dimension. Over the past decade, he has assisted clients in some sixty countries (Europe, Asia, the Middle East, North America, South America and Central America).
David Jonin has recently advised international groups on restructuring, reorganisation, unfair competition, criminal labour law. He provides legal advice and litigation services for French and foreign companies on employment law issues (company restructurings and reorganisations, staff representative bodies and trade unions, working conditions, employee savings, union and employee representative elections) and social protection law (social contributions, workplace work-related accidents and illnesses, social security contributions inspections, provident schemes, pensions).
He holds a postgraduate degree (DEA) in international private law (Paris II University). He joined the firm in 1999 and became a partner in 2007.
Regularly referenced in the rankings, David Jonin has been inducted into the "Hall of Fame" by the Legal 500 EMEA 2023 - Employment.
« The top-class team is co-headed by Aurélien Boulanger, David Jonin, Guillaume Navarro, Foulques de Rostolan, François Vergne and Benjamin Krief, who was promoted to partner in 2022, while Baudouin de Moucheron is now a senior counsel. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2023 - Employment
« The first-class team is jointly led by Aurélien Boulanger, David Jonin, Baudouin de Moucheron, Guillaume Navarro, Foulques de Rostolan and François Vergne. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Employment
« Gide has a large and very experienced team of more than 20 lawyers, who are regularly instructed on challenging work. The team's current workload includes acting for clients in mass disputes involving several hundreds of employment terminations, sometimes in the context of insolvency proceedings. The practice is notably representing European ferry company DFDS Seaways in litigation arising from the employment termination of some 600 employees, as well as Recylex in disputes connected with the employment termination of 800 employees. It also advised on major restructuring projects. The firm is entrusted by high-profile French and international companies including stellar names in the energy and luxury goods sectors. Akers and Stora Senso are also clients. Baudouin de Moucheron, Foulques de Rostolan, David Jonin and François Vergne are highly regarded. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2019