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Bech-Bruun

Employment

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What the team is known for

Highly experienced team recognised for its extensive employment law practice. Notable skill in employment dispute resolution, representing clients in litigation proceedings. Well versed in handling employment investigations and advising on incentive schemes and collective bargaining as well as handling employee rights and termination negotiations. Advises on the employment law aspects of corporate mergers, acquisitions and restructurings.

Strengths

"The advice is clear and timely, with a great understanding of our organisation and the political landscape," respondents report.

One client states: "They are pragmatic, fast and knowledgeable."

Work highlights

Represented the Danish Finance Federation in compensation claims for the inadequate implementation of EU directives relating to age discrimination regulations against the Danish state.

Notable practitioners

Lise Lauridsen advises clients on breach of employment contract investigations as well as on M&A-related employment questions. She has additional expertise in pension issues, corporate reorganisations and incentive schemes.

Morten Ulrich is a highly respected practitioner with extensive experience in both collective and individual employment mandates. Clients enthuse: "Ulrich is the biggest authority in his field, he is sharp, clear and thorough. He is the guy you always want to have on your side of the table because when he speaks, everybody listens."

Sandro Ratkovic is "thorough, empathetic and has great communication skills," according to a satisfied client. He assists with holiday pay issues, collective bargaining agreements and senior executive terminations.

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Overview

Bech-Bruun is highly specialised in the area of labour and employment law. We regularly offer legal counsel to listed companies, international corporations, SMEs, public authorities, including municipalities, on issues within all areas of labour and employment law. We are often involved in cases of general public importance brought before the ordinary courts, the Labour Court, the Unfair Dismissals Board and arbitration tribunals.

Our advisory services include:

  • Issues relating to employees
  • Issues relating to executives
  • Collective employment law
  • The transfer of undertakings
  • Secondment
  • Outsourcing
  • Health and safety
  • Bonus schemes and other incentive programmes, including share-based incentive schemes
  • Protection of trade secrets
  • Business Immigration
  • Staff regulations and policies
  • International labour law.

We also have extensive experience conducting legal inquiries and HR Audits.
Our broad expertise in labour and employment law means that all aspects are always considered, offering our clients the optimal advisory services. Our clients gain access to a wide range of legal skills in labour and employment law.

We know how important it is for your enterprise that we as labour law advisers have a deep understanding of your activities and the business reality that applies to your enterprise.
We also cooperate closely with our specialists in the areas of M&A and Corporate matters, Data Protection, Insolvency & Restructuring, Tax.

Employment Department

Bech-Bruun

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Langelinie Allé 35

Copenhagen

Hovedstaden

Denmark

DK-2100

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Denmark

Employment


Lise Lauridsen
Band 2
Morten Ulrich
Band 1
Sandro Ratkovic
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