Isabelle Ayache-Revah - Raphaël Avocats
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Isabelle Ayache-Revah


Isabelle Ayache-Revah, Partner,
Avocat au Barreau de Paris.

Lawyer, HR Expert

“Employment law is not just repeating the Labour Code. It means going beyond the text, it means working together with companies, communicating with the players, becoming totally familiar with the way the company has chosen to manage its human capital. The solution lies not in a handbook or a Jurisclasseur collection of legal information, but in the ability of Raphaël Avocats to use law to create a specific, concrete result tailored to each company’s situation.”


“An employment lawyer does not simply don black robes to plead before the Industrial Tribunal. Of course, we defend our clients, and energetically so. But we must also act as counsel, technicians, coaches, negotiators, researchers and mediators, because we must know how to anticipate the human dimension of things… Lawyers at Raphaël Avocats know how to act in anticipation, upstream, but also know how to step back and speak out. They must be experts in human resources above all.”


Corporate employment law

Isabelle Ayache-Revah has developed special expertise in the implementation of major changes in companies (reorganisation, restructuring, dismissal schemes) as well as in collective litigation involving high strategic, financial and image-related concerns and in high-risk litigations (discrimination, harassment, compensation…) or litigation pursuant to reorganisations.

Isabelle Ayache-Revah deals with numerous cases related to collective work organisation, collective bargaining and the elaboration of complex compensation schemes. She also assists executives in their deliberations on psycho-social risks, and regularly argues in court in cases of discrimination and moral and sexual harassment.



Isabelle Ayache-Revah assists French and international groups and their subsidiaries, as well as small and medium-sized companies (PME) and intermediate companies (ETI) in various economic sectors, including:

  • The banking sector (deposit banks, investment banks, credit institutions, funds, factoring and leasing agencies…)
  • Insurance companies (brokers, insurers…)
  • Industry (construction and public works, component suppliers…)


A penchant for:

“One penchant: I like to negotiate. Whether with the staff representative bodies and trade-union organisations of the companies I assist, when carrying out changes with or without staff downsizing, or outside of any reorganisation scheme, in the daily approach to corporate employment law, in particular in implementation of company or group agreements or the prevention of collective or individual conflicts.”



  • Creation of Raphaël Avocats in 2008
  • Co-founder of Flichy & Associés in 1999
  • Associate at Gide Loyrette Nouel (1994-1997)



  • DEA in Business and Economic Law (Université Paris-I Panthéon Sorbonne)
  • Master’s Degree in Modern History (Université Paris-I Panthéon Sorbonne)


Working languages: French, English