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Alban Progri, Associate

Alban Progri



French, English and Albanian

Practice areas

  • Employment law
  • Fraud and financial crime
  • Labor law and trade union issues

Practice notes

Alban Progri is an Associate in our Human Resources practice group. He advises French and international corporations on all aspects of labour law particularly in case of acquisition operations, restructuring plans, collective redundancies, IPOs, and collective bargaining agreements. He is in particular specialized in the domain of working-time, employment aspects related to white-collar crimes and has developed an expertise with the labour law issues that have arisen through new technologies.

His experience includes:

  • advising a major French group in the sale of its telecom activities (billions € transaction)
  • assisting several companies in their IPO process (Finance, oil, and Pharma sectors)
  • advising an International Pharma group on the acquisition of several businesses in France with a particular focus on executive employees’ restrictive covenants
  • joint venture between a major oil company and a German derivate oil products company, assessing the TUPE requirements and consequences of the transaction
  • top management individual labor relations from recruitment (including the negotiations of the management package) to termination of employment with detailed cost and risk assessments in the context of a dismissal
  • collective labor relations (collective bargaining agreement, day-to-day relations with staff representatives, information and consultation procedures, professional elections)
  • social consequences of companies acquisition and reorganization (transfer of undertakings, collective redundancy procedures, employment safeguard plans, dismissal of protected employees)
  • criminal labor law (white-collar, whistle blowing, working time, discrimination, harassment, illicit loan of employees)
  • day-to-day labor relations issues (power of attorney, code of conduct, litigation)
  • labor law audits

Lawyer at the Paris Bar, graduated from the University of Paris XIII (Master II in Labour Law and Employment relationships), he speaks French, English and Albanian.


Alban est collaborateur au sein de notre département Droit Social à Paris. Avant de rejoindre Eversheds Sutherland, il a exercé pendant plus de 7 ans dans de grands cabinets internationaux d’origine anglaise.

Il conseille les groupes français et internationaux dans tous les aspects du droit du travail et en particulier dans le cadre d’opérations de fusions-acquisitions, de plans de restructuration, de licenciements collectifs, d’IPO et de négociations de branche.

Il dispose d’une expérience spécifique dans le domaine de la négociation sur la durée du travail, dans les aspects sociaux liés à la criminalité économique (white-collar crime) et également dans le droit du travail appliqué au secteur des nouvelles technologies.

Avocat au barreau de Paris, Alban est diplômé de l’Université Paris XIII (Mastu Travaer II en Droit dil et relations sociales). Il parle français, anglais et albanais.