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Employment law

To keep a business running smoothly, you want everything related to employment to be as hassle-free as possible. Our international team of employment law experts has your back and are ready to offer practical employment advice.

When it comes to legal matters related to employment, law firms with an in-depth understanding of the legal as well as the business environment can offer you the most valuable advice. You can rely on us for out-of-the-ordinary situations, as well as all for your regular day-to-day employment matters, such as employment and executive contracts, remuneration systems, employee privacy, confidentiality and non-competition issues, discrimination and whistleblowing concerns, flexible working conditions, contractual or policy changes, agency workers, reorganisations and employee transfers, collective redundancies and individual dismissals.

In order to provide you with answers to your everyday employment law questions, we offer employment legal advice over the phone. For a fixed monthly fee, you can use our helpline service and have direct access to a qualified employment law specialist who knows your business and understands your needs.

Helpful employment law advice in all situations

We represent our clients in all situations – from support in meetings and negotiations with affected employees and their representatives, to helping protect employers’ positions before local state authorities and representing them in court, at any level.

Terminating employment relationships

Generally employment law is quite similar in all EU member states, but with employment termination cases, the devil is in the local details. If you need an action plan to be able to terminate an employment contract as quickly as possible and at the minimum of expense, you can rely on our expertise. Our team is ready to answer all of your questions on employment legislation related to terminating employment contracts.

Representing employers in negotiations

Whether you are dealing with work councils, trade unions, employees’ authorised representatives, or European work councils, we will help you defend your position and represent you in negotiations. Our efficiency is boosted by experts who come from a trade union background and so have hands-on experience on “the other side” too. Planning a cross-border merger or to form a SE? Use our international project experience.

One-stop-shop for all employment paperwork

We gladly draft all the types of internal employment documentation an employer might need – employment agreements; internal policies; rules regarding bonuses, employment termination, lay-offs, transfer of employees and employment disputes; as well as anything else relevant.

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