Foulques de Rostolan, a partner of the firm, has extensive expertise in restructuring operations and transfers of undertakings, the management of collective work relations, variable remuneration plans and executive management issues. He regularly assists clients with employment-related issues within the scope of corporate operations and insolvency proceedings. Finally, he maintains an important activity in employment-related litigation before all courts.
Foulques de Rostolan has recently advised various foreign groups (in industry segments as diverse as the aviation industry, the transport industry and the IT services industry) on issues of downsizing and site closures in France. He has also advised clients on the various legal aspects of employee transfers within the scope of sales of businesses, service provider insourcing, operator successions and reorganizations of groups of companies. For several years, he has been representing industrial groups and investment funds in litigation cases against former employees of subsidiaries or portfolio companies that were shut down. He also regularly assists clients within the scope of litigation relating to the information and consultation of their staff representative bodies.
He graduated from HEC and holds a post-graduate diploma (DESS) in international taxation (Paris II Panthéon-Assas University). He joined the firm in 2001 and became a partner in 2012.
« 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
« Foulques de Rostolan represents clients in employment disputes before French and European courts, and has additional expertise in transfers of undertakings and social security issues. Strengths: "Foulques offers great responsiveness and availability." »
Chambers Europe 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
« Foulques de Rostolan is praised for his oral advocacy skills. He represents clients in employment disputes before French and European courts, and has additional expertise in transfers of undertakings and social security issues. »
Chambers Europe 2022 - Employment
« Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. ’s team advises leading French and international companies, including leading airline, energy and luxury goods companies, on their most strategic issues. The practice is handling several mass disputes relating to M&A, insolvency and downsizing projects as well as expenses and dividends work matters. The team has also been retained by Uber to handle high-stakes claims brought by hundreds of Uber platform drivers’ users asking for their status to be reclassified as employees. Recently, the group provided key support in dealing with the first Covid-19 lockdown. Aurélien Boulanger, David Jonin, Baudouin de Moucheron, Guillaume Navarro, Foulques de Rostolan and François Vergne share the lead of the practice. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2021
« Foulques de Rostolan is praised for his oral advocacy skills and represents clients in employment disputes before French and European courts. He has additional expertise in transfers of undertakings and social security issues. »
Chambers Europe 2021