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Françoise Martin Antipas

Attorney-at-law, Partner

Education

Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS), Certified Specialist SBA Labour Law, Lausanne, Geneva, Neuchatel and Fribourg Universities, 2016
Admission to the Bar, 2011
Dr. iur., PhD, “Sociétés anonymes de famille: Structure, maintien et optimisation de la détention du capital”, Faculty of Law of the University of Lausanne, 2009
Lic. iur. (Master of Law), Faculty of Law of the University of Lausanne, 2005

Experience

Partner, Resolution Legal Partners, since October 2018
Attorney-at-law and associate (senior associate), Kellerhals Carrard Lausanne/Sion Ltd, 2011-2018
Attorney-at-law and associate, Bourgeois Avocats Ltd, 2011
Trainee, Bourgeois Avocats Ltd (previously named: BMP Associés), 2009-2011
Ad hoc Judicial Clerk at the Lausanne District Court, 2011
Assistant, Faculty of Law of the University of Lausanne, Prof. Rémy Wyler (employment law) and Bettina Kahil-Wolff (social security), 2005-2008

Languages

French, English and German

Further activities

Leader of a collection, Schulthess, “Guide pratique des personnes morales et sociétés”
Member of the Commission of the specialists SBA Labour Law for the French-speaking Switzerland
Lecturer, Labour Law, SVIT Swiss Real Estate School, Real Estate Management (federal diploma)
Association Romande des Spécialistes de Droit du travail (ARoSDT), Member of the Committee

Professional Affiliations

Vaud Bar Association (OAV)
Swiss Bar Association (SBA)
Vaud Young Bar Association (JBVD)
Association Romande des Spécialistes de Droit du travail (ARoSDT)
Avocates à la barre (Alba)
Juristinnen Schweiz Femmes Juristes Suisse Giuriste Svizzera

Board of Directors

GESTE Engineering Ltd, active in system engineering, railway and transport systems, based in Lausanne et active internationally; https://geste.group/en/company/organization

Cooperative of the Journal de Sainte-Croix et environ, active in the edition of the Journal de Sainte-Croix, in publishing and printing; http://journaldesaintecroix.ch/ and http://imprimerie-jsce.ch/

Recent cases in our dispute practice area

Commercial and contract law, corporate law
Advising:

– Transformations of individual enterprises to companies (limited liability company, company limited by shares);

– A company in connection with the departure of one of its founding partners, shareholder and employee, including the share purchase agreement, the termination agreement and the transfer of some clients;

– Franchise partners for the negotiation of their activities including competition and clients issues;

– The transfer and sale of one of a SME’s shops;

– A physiotherapy practice for writing the agreement for its independent practitioners.


Labour law

Advising:

– Employers for the preparation of proposals of separation agreements;

– Employees in negociating their seperation agreements;

– An employee for a training agreement;

– Bankers in negotiating the end of their activities and employment relationships, especially the bonus issues and unvested RSUs;

– Employers and employees in negotiating, revising or drafting agreements (staff regulations, amendments to the employment agreements, termination and settlements agreements, guidelines, work certificates, job descriptions, etc.) and towards the authorities, legal advice;

– An employees’ representation within a company for its training courses.

 

Internal investigations
Advising:

– An employer in order to lead an internal investigation within a department following a suspected harassment.

 

Data protection
Drafting:

– The relevant documentation for the care of beneficiaries compliant with the data protection requirements.


Social security

Advising:

– Employers and employees with regards unemployment benefits;

– Clients with the disability insurance, pension fund benefits.

Publications–Conferences

« Réflexions autour de l’égalité salariale: Formes de rémunération et contrôles »

in Juristinnen Schweiz (édit.), Recht und Geschlecht: Herausforderungen der Gleichstellung - Quelques réflexions 50 ans après le suffrage des femmes, Zurich/St-Gall 2022, pp. 121 ss - Françoise Martin Antipas

« Certificat de travail: état des lieux et pratique »

Conférence donnée lors de la Journée WEKA du droit du travail du 22 septembre 2020

- Françoise Martin Antipas

« Revue annuelle de jurisprudence en droit du travail »

Co-présentation le 7 mars 2020 lors du séminaire annuel de l'association romande des spécialistes FSA de droit du travail (ARoSDT)

- Françoise Martin Antipas

« Eclairages actuels en droit du travail et en assurances sociales »

Conference held during WEKA's day on Finance and Tax on December 3, 2019.

- Françoise Martin Antipas

« Règlement du personnel et égalité »

Conference held on March 8, 2019, during the 25th Conference of the Vaud Young Bar Association.

- Françoise Martin Antipas

« Conflits d’intérêts d’employés et conventions de départ de dirigeants : arrêts récents choisis du Tribunal fédéral »

in Bulletin n° 80 of the Centre du droit de l'entreprise (CEDIDAC) of the University of Lausanne.

- Françoise Martin Antipas

« La mention des absences et de leur cause dans le certificat de travail, le cas de la grossesse et de la maternité – Commentaire de l’arrêt du Tribunal fédéral 8C_134/2018, Newsletter DroitDuTravail.ch octobre 2018 »

http://droitdutravail.ch/newsletter/campagne/6

- Françoise Martin Antipas

« Certificats de travail »

in Les certificats dans les relations de travail, Schulthess, Zurich, 2018, pp. 11 ss.

- Françoise Martin Antipas

« Certificats de travail »

Conference held on the occasion of the annual training day on employment law, on 23 March 2018, organized by the “Centre d’étude des relations de travail” (CERT) of the University of Neuchatel.

- Françoise Martin Antipas

« Droit suisse impératif du contrat de travail international »

in Panorama III en droit du travail: Recueil d’études réalisées par des praticiens, Stämpfli, Bern, 2017, pp. 723 ss.

- Françoise Martin Antipas

« Contrat de travail »

Conference held on the occasion of the annual day on the agreements of the business practice, on 28 October 2014, organized by the ”Académie de la Chambre fiduciaire” (EXPERTsuisse).

- Françoise Martin Antipas

« Articles 333 et 333a CO »

(transfer of the employment relationship), in Commentaire du contrat de travail, Stämpfli, Bern, 2013 (with Jean-Luc Chenaux).

- Françoise Martin Antipas

« Capital-actions d’une SA de famille : Structure, contrôle et pérennité »

Conference held on the occasion of the annual training day on family companies, on 11 October 2012, organized by the ”Académie de la Chambre fiduciaire” (EXPERTsuisse).

- Françoise Martin Antipas

« Transfert des actions dans les sociétés anonymes de famille : conventions de blocage entre actionnaires »

in L’Expert-comptable suisse (Expert Focus), 2010, pp. 376 ss.

- Françoise Martin Antipas

« Succession dans les sociétés anonymes de famille : aspects choisis »

in L’Expert-comptable suisse (Expert Focus), 2012, pp. 153 ss.

- Françoise Martin Antipas

« Sociétés anonymes de famille : Structure, maintien et optimisation de la détention du capital »

2nd edition, Schulthess, Geneva/Zurich/Basel, 2013 (1st edition, 2009).

- Françoise Martin Antipas

« Révision de la LPP : quelques notes introductives »

in Nouveautés en matière de prévoyance professionnelle, Stämpfli, Bern, 2007, pp. 1 ss (with Bettina Kahil-Wolff and Emmanuelle Simonin).

- Françoise Martin Antipas

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