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Allen & Overy LLP


Band 1Europe-wideEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Outstanding European employment law practice with highly integrated offices across a number of jurisdictions, including the UK, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Slovakia. Covers all aspects of employment law, regularly advising on business restructurings and outsourcing, in addition to works councils and regulatory compliance. Additionally assists with employment aspects of M&A, as well as contentious matters, including litigation and investigations. Advises on Brexit-related matters, such as relocations, TUPE and application of global policies. Serves a high-profile clientele, including global financial institutions, insurers and major international technology companies.


Clients emphasise the team's responsiveness, one commending it for being "able to provide seamless and on-target advice in a short timeframe."

Clients declare that "they're the gold-seal firm for us as they always do such a good job; they're organised, strategic, and they've always thought about every angle."

Notable practitioners

Markulf Behrendt, based in Hamburg, is the global head of the firm's employment and benefits group.

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Allen & Overy LLP


One Bishops Square


Greater London


E1 6AD

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