Marijke Granier-Guillemarre avocat et associé de MGG Legal, anciennement appelé MGG voltaire

Marijke Granier-Guillemarre


Marijke Granier-Guillemarre founded MGG Legal in April 2010. She established the Ellint network in 2013.

Working in French, German and English, Marijke has extensive experience in the employment aspects of corporate reorganisations and labour relations in the context of these operations.

She assists French and foreign groups in relation to the buyout, reorganisation and sale of companies and advises foreign companies wishing to set up business in France.

She has gained considerable experience in employment matters in regulated state-owned companies.

Marijke also specialises in CSR, the prevention of employment risks and in officers’ liability, in particular during crisis or risk situation, as well as in optimising the remuneration of officers especially in the context of LBOs.

Her main clients come from the industrial, transport, metallurgy, IT, tourism and financial sectors.

She lectures as part of the Corporate Law Masters at the University of Tours. She regularly publishes articles on labour and employment law.

She is a member of the following associations: AvoSial, ACE (Avocats Conseil d’Entreprise), ABA (American Bar Association), Lancaster and EELA (European Employment Lawyer Association)

  • Leading practitioner in Women in Business Law from 2017 to 2022
  • MGG LEGAL: Founder and partner since 2010
  • Sarrau Thomas Couderc (2006-2010) – Lawyer in charge of the employment law department (Partner from early 2008)
  • DentonWildeSapte (2001-2005) – Associate
  • Clifford Chance (2001) – Associate
  • Bureau Francis Lefebvre (1997-2000) – Legal practitioner, then Associate
  • Swearing in: March 1999
  • Post-graduate diploma in law and employment relations practices
  • (University of Montpellier)
  • L.L.M in private law (Universität zu Köln, Deutschland)
  • Qualified as a French “avocat” (Bar School – 1999)
  • Languages: French, English, German

Recent Publications

  • The key points of the unemployment insurance reform (Cahiers Lamy du CSE, January 2020, n°199)
  • CSE consultation procedures in the event of legal changes to the company (Cahiers Lamy du CSE, June 2020, n°204)
  • Procedures for consultation of the CSE and collective redundancies in companies in difficulty (Cahiers Lamy du CSE, September 2020, n°206)
  • Covid-19 vaccination: how to involve employee representatives? (Cahiers Lamy du CSE, January 2021, n°210)
  • What is the role of the CSE when the company moves? (Cahiers Lamy du CSE, April 2021, n°213)
  • Labor relations put to the digital test (Cahiers Lamy du CSE, May 2021, n°214)
  • What CSR means? (Cahiers Lamy du CSE, July 2021, n°216)
  • Social partners: how to develop a green strategy? (Cahiers Lamy du CSE, April 2022, n°224)
  • Teleworking from abroad: how to anticipate and manage the risks? Answers with MGG Voltaire (Liaisons Sociales, 23rd March 2022)
  • MGG Legal deciphers the decision of the French plenary assembly on unfair evidence (Liaisons Sociales, January 8, 2024)
  • Assessment of the implementation of the Macron Ordinances for the CSE of the SMEs (Cahiers Lamy du CSE)

Areas or Expertise

  • Individual and collective labour law
  • Corporate reorganisations
  • Relations with trade unions and employee representatives
  • Alternative forms of remuneration
  • Private life and GDPR
  • Employment criminal law
    Social security law



  • Legal 500
  • Marijke Granier-Guillemarre is never too busy if you need her. She is highly experienced, very commercial and an excellent collaborator. (2021)   
  • Marijke Granier-Guillemarre is a clear leader in her field. She is incisive, clear, empathetic, responsive and technically excellent. (2020)
  • The firm is managed by Marijke Granier-Guillemarre, who demonstrates a ‘real command of the international environment’. (2016)
  • Leaders League – Décideurs Magazine (2021, 2022)
  • Best Lawyers (2012 -2022)