Antoine Lyon-Caen

Born in 1948, Antoine Lyon-Caen is Arnaud Lyon-Caen's cousin. With a Law Phd, and an economic degree, he becomes a lawyer at the Paris bar in 1969. Professor at the law school of Caen University until 1979 and then at the Paris Ouest Nanterre University until he retired in 2013. He is also a research fellow at the Higher school of Advanced studies in Social Sciences since 1988. He is today a Barrister at the Conseil d'Etat and the Supreme Court of cassation which are the highest jurisdictions in the French law system. He is a partner at Lyon-Caen & Thiriez law firm since January 2016, after being a consultant since 2012.


Current activities

Creator - Director of the Labour Law Review - Revue de droit de travail (since 2006)

Member of Editorial Board of various foreign magazines (European law Journal, Diritto Comparato, Newspaper of the Courts, European law, Lavoro e diritto)

Honorary President of the French Association of Labor law and Social Security, he is also President of the International Institute for Comparative Studies  - IIPEC (since 1992), created by various French public institutions, with the task of organizing and developing comparative research in law, institutions and public policies.


Past Events

Director of Social and labour law master degree at the University of Paris Ouest-Nanterre (1995-2013)

Director of the doctorate School of Law and Political science at the University of Paris X Nanterre (1992-1999)

President of the French Labour and Social Security Law Association (AFDT) (1998-2004)

Member of the National University Council (CNU) (1992-1998)

Board Member of the European University Research Institute in Florence (1996-2002)

President of the Commission of reflection on law studies and Author of the report "Education and Research", 2001

Special Advisor to the Minister of Justice, Ministry of Justice (1982-1986)

Expert for the European Commission, European Parliament and the ILO.


Lastest publications

Multinationals and the Constitutionalization of the World Power System (with J-P Robé and S. Vernac), ed. Ashgate, London (2016)

Le droit social international et européen, 10e éd., Dalloz, (2016)

Le travail et la loi, (avec R. Badinter), Fayard, (2015)

L'entreprise et la crise de sa représentation, (avec Q. Urban) Dalloz, (2012)

L'essor du vote dans les relations professionnelles, (avec O. Leclerc), Dalloz (2010)

Valutare il diritto del lavoro, (avec A. Perulli), Cedam, (2010)