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Virgile Puyau

Partner of W&S SELARL in Paris

Admissions

  • Paris, France

Education

With 10 years of experience, Virgile Puyau represents French and international clients across various industries, including automotive, electric power and utilities, financial services and banking, and health care. He advises clients on a variety of transactional and litigation matters involving individual and collective labor relations, employee benefits, and executive compensation.

Virgile’s litigation experience covers French civil and criminal courts, including labor courts, courts of appeals, district courts, social security courts, as well as administrative courts.

Virgile regularly consults on GDPR and privacy issues, especially in relations to global compliance, as well as relationships and disputes with the CNIL and other national or local Data Protection Authorities.

Experience

  • Assistance of StickyADS.tv, a French video SSP, in connection with its acquisition by Freewheel, a subsidiary of Comcast, for an amount exceeding 100 million USD. 

Activities

Virgile is a member of AVOSIAL, Association of French employment lawyers.

Credentials

Virgile received a Maîtrise in private law in 2004. He also received a DESS in Labor Law and Human Resources Management in 2005, with great honors, from the University of Paris-Saint Denis, and a DESS in Working Relationships Law and Practice in 2006, with honors, from the University of Panthéon-Assas. 

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Author, ‘Le CE laisse la place au CSE’, Le Figaro Entrepreneurs, September 2018. 

Author, ‘Traitement social de l’indemnité transactionnelle après un licenciement pour faute grave: la position de la Cour de cassation enfin clarifiée’, Option Droit & Affaires, May 2018. 

Virgile Puyau

Partner of W&S SELARL in Paris

With 10 years of experience, Virgile Puyau represents French and international clients across various industries, including automotive, electric power and utilities, financial services and banking, and health care. He advises clients on a variety of transactional and litigation matters involving individual and collective labor relations, employee benefits, and executive compensation.

Virgile’s litigation experience covers French civil and criminal courts, including labor courts, courts of appeals, district courts, social security courts, as well as administrative courts.

Virgile regularly consults on GDPR and privacy issues, especially in relations to global compliance, as well as relationships and disputes with the CNIL and other national or local Data Protection Authorities.

Activities

Virgile is a member of AVOSIAL, Association of French employment lawyers.

Virgile received a Maîtrise in private law in 2004. He also received a DESS in Labor Law and Human Resources Management in 2005, with great honors, from the University of Paris-Saint Denis, and a DESS in Working Relationships Law and Practice in 2006, with honors, from the University of Panthéon-Assas. 

Education

University of Paris XIII
DESS, 2005
University of Paris II
DESS, 2006
University of Paris II
MAITR, 2004

Admissions

PA
Paris, France
  • Assistance of StickyADS.tv, a French video SSP, in connection with its acquisition by Freewheel, a subsidiary of Comcast, for an amount exceeding 100 million USD. 

Author, ‘Le CE laisse la place au CSE’, Le Figaro Entrepreneurs, September 2018. 

Author, ‘Traitement social de l’indemnité transactionnelle après un licenciement pour faute grave: la position de la Cour de cassation enfin clarifiée’, Option Droit & Affaires, May 2018.