Unfair dismissal: the “Macron scale” remains open to discussions

In a latest court’s ruling dated March 16, the Paris Court of Appeal rejected the application of the scale of compensation for dismissal without real and serious cause. It is a case when it does not ensure an “adequate and appropriate reparation” of the damage suffered by the employee.

Following previous Court of Appeal rulings, what is the scope of this new decision?

Our team specialized in Labour Law answers this question.

2021-06-03T08:37:59+01:00June 3rd, 2021|

Steering Legal has been distinguished « Excellent » in the Décideurs magazine rankings for 2021

Our Mergers & Acquisitions department has been rewarded once again in the Décideurs magazine rankings.

We are featured as “Excellent” in the category of transactions up to 75M€.

We would like to thank our clients and partners for their trust, but also all our team for their excellent work and dedication to the firm’s projects.

Steering Legal continues to prove its commitment to result.

2021-04-23T09:07:47+01:00April 23rd, 2021|

Changes in sanitary conditions at work starting from January 6, 2021

The National Protocol to ensure the health and safety of company employees in the face of the Covid-19 epidemic in France has been updated on January 6, 2021.

The main updates to this guide of good practices relate to :

  • The generalization of telework for eligible areas of activities with the possibility of working face-to-face once a week. For this, employees should express their request and the employer shall agree;
  • Telephone or video-conferencing should be favored for the meetings’ organization and in-person meetings should remain for exceptional circumstances ;
  • Use of the TousAntiCovid application to facilitate the follow-up of contact cases ;
  • The suspension of employees’ social gatherings at the workplace ;
  • The protection of people at risk of severe forms of the Covid-19.

For more information : https://www.gouvernement.fr/sites/default/files/cfiles/protocole-national-sante-securite-en-entreprise.pdf

2021-01-12T09:33:14+01:00January 11th, 2021|

The Steering Legal advises owning company Dubai Developments in the negotiation of Hotel Management Agreements for its iconic Dubai hotels Al Murooj and Al Bustan

The Steering Legal has represented Dubai Developments, owner of the iconic Dubai hotels Al Murooj and Al Bustan, in the negotiation of the Hotel Management Agreements relating to the takeover by AccorHotels of the operation of the two hotels under Swissotel & Swissotel Living and Movenpick brands respectively.

Part of the multi-purpose luxury Al Murooj Complex, comprising residential towers of 400 luxury apartments & penthouses and a state-of-the-art leisure centre, the Swissotel & Swissotel Living Al Murooj is one of the Dubai’s finest City Lifestyle Resort set in the heart of Downtown Dubai, opposite Dubai Mall, DIFC and Burj Khalifa. The 5-star hotel features luxurious 251 guest-rooms and suites, 141 serviced apartments and 6 dining venues.

The Movenpick Grand Al Bustan is an upper-upscale hotel featuring 279 guest-rooms and suites, 7 restaurants and bars, one of the biggest convention centres in Dubai and is located just minutes away from the Dubai International Airport.

Dubai Developments is a major real estate property investment, development and management company, creating premium spaces in residential, commercial and hospitality sectors. It is reflected in a portfolio which includes more than 6,000 residential units and some of the iconic towers and hotels developments in the United Arab Emirates.

The Steering Legal team was led by partner Olivier Arwacher.

2020-12-21T15:32:09+01:00December 18th, 2020|