Sophie Dechaumet

Tel. +33 (0)1 53 93 22 00


Sophie Dechaumet co-leads the employment department with Frédérique Cassereau.

She advises and litigates on behalf of French and foreign clients on all aspects of Employment and Social Security law.

In particular, Sophie Dechaumet advises her clients on the employment aspects of M&A and private equity transactions, restructuring,
company transfers, collective redundancies and management packages.

Sophie Dechaumet also has indepth expertise in the field of collective labour relations and in high-risk litigation cases.

She regularly assists companies and their managers in departure negotiations.

A lawyer at the Paris Bar since 2004, Sophie Dechaumet began her career at the ML&A law firm, where she headed the employment
department for more than 14 years.

Sophie Dechaumet is the author of numerous articles and leads training courses in Employment Law (HEC executive, etc.). She is also a member of several networks, including AvoSial, a Union of Avocats advising companies in labour and employment law.


  • Since 2020 — Hoche Avocats
  • 2004-2019 — ML&A


  • 2004 — Admitted to the Paris Bar
  • 2002 — Postgraduate degree in Employment Law and Human Resources Management, University of Versailles Saint Quentin (UVSQ)
  • 2000 — Master's degree in business law, University of Versailles Saint Quentin (UVSQ)


  • French
  • English

Sophie Dechaumet

Tel. +33 (0)1 53 93 22 00


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