Laure Varichon


Laure helps clients from different industries and sectors navigate complex and sensitive issues in their workplace. 

She advises on various aspects of employment and litigation matters, such as employment contracts and policies, termination and collective bargaining, discrimination and harassment, dispute resolution and negotiation.

Laure has studied both civil and common law in top universities in France and Australia, gaining a comprehensive and comparative understanding of diverse legal systems and cultures. She is qualified as a lawyer in both Paris and Luxembourg, enabling her to advise in multiple jurisdictions and under different legal frameworks.

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, Social Elections 2024, Allen & Overy x American & British Chambers of Commerce, October 2023
  • Speaker, Dismissal Process, Allen & Overy, June 2023

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Employment Law Specialists Association (ELSA)
  • Member of the Ladies in Law Luxembourg Association (LILLA)



Admitted to the Luxembourg bar (list I), 2022

Admitted to the Luxembourg bar (list IV), 2021

Admitted to the Paris bar, 2021


Paris Bar certificate of qualification for the legal profession (CAPA), 2021

Paris Bar legal training centre entrance examination (CRFPA), Civil Law, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University, 2019

Master’s degree (with honours), European and International Business Law, Paris-Dauphine University, 2018

Master’s degree (with honours), International Law, Melbourne University, 2017

University diploma (with high honours), American Law, Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University, 2016

College of Law certificate (summa cum laude), Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University, 2016


English, French
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.