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Baker McKenzie

Employment

1 ranked lawyersBand 2SwedenEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Solid labour practice covering topics connected to corporate transactions and listings as well as reorganisations, including redundancies, terminations and trade union consultations. Also experienced in incentive programmes. Additionally handles internal investigations as well as disputes pertaining to wrongful dismissals. Draws on the firm's global network to assist Swedish and international clients.

Strengths

Clients highlight the firm's multi-jurisdictional capabilities, one noting: "There is great alignment and cooperation, and the firm always provides timely and accurate answers."

Another client further reports: "The Baker McKenzie labour law team is outstanding, proactive and knowledgeable, and they provide clear solutions."

Work highlights

Advised Hitachi in relation to union consultations and pensions issues in connection with its acquisition of a majority of the power grids division of ABB.

Notable practitioners

Sten Bauer is "a great and experienced lawyer" who "is knowledgeable and understands the context of a matter very quickly," according to one client. Another client emphasises his negotiation skills and adds: "He makes sure to listen and understand what legal challenges are on the customer agenda." He is regularly instructed on matters ranging from redundancies and terminations to HR investigations to sexual harassment complaints.

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Sweden

Employment


Sten Bauer
Band 2