Pascale Lagesse is an experienced lawyer who handles domestic and international matters for large corporations. She has been a Partner with the Paris law firm Bredin Prat since 2008 where she advises international corporate clients on a wide range of legal issues with a particular focus on the employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructurings. 

Pascale graduated from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas with a "Maîtrise in Judicial Careers." She also holds a "DEA in Private Law" from the University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.

A member of the Paris Bar since 1989, she has had an illustrious legal career having worked at some of the city’s most prestigious law firms, including the Paris office of a Magic Circle firm.

A frequent speaker and author of legal publications, she is recognized as one of the leading labor and employment lawyers on the French market. In 2013, she was the recipient of the “Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession Award” by Chambers Europe.

She is involved in a variety of international legal organizations and associations. She holds numerous officer-level positions with the International Bar Association and is presently Co-Chair of the Global Employment Institute, a Council Member of the Legal Practice Division and a Member of the Section on Public and Professional Interest Advisory Board. She was the Chair of the Employment and Industrial Relations Law Committee from 2010-2011.

She plays an active role in the development of the legal profession in France, and is presently the “Responsable Pédagogique du Parcours de Droit Social” at the Paris Bar School and a Member of the “Conseil Académique et Commission de Recherche du Conseil Académique” of the University of Paris II Panthéon Assas. She was elected to the National Bar Council of France in 2005.

She was appointed as a Director of the Company in April 2017.

Directorships in other listed companies: None