Employment & Pension

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Our employment and pension team includes some of the most renowned practitioners of employment law, with expertise in advising clients on all aspects of employment and labour law issues. We provide legal advice to Scandinavian and international corporations, as well as private and public entities and individuals. We have extensive experience with assisting clients in employment dispute resolution, including all steps of negotiation, mediation and legal proceedings.

Our employment practice group is regularly recommended in international and national ratings such as Chambers and Legal 500. Our lawyers have experience from public service, including the Supreme Court and the regular courts, trade unions and in-house HR work. The team is located across Schjødt's offices in Norway, Stockholm and Copenhagen, and can thus provide immediate local assistance when needed.

Our services include:

  • Reorganisations, workforce reductions and collective redundancies

  • Preparation and negotiation of employment agreements and related documents and policies

  • Transfer of undertakings, mergers, acquisitions and out/in-sourcing

  • Dismissals and terminations

  • Internal investigations and whistleblowing

  • Employment disputes and litigation

  • Pension schemes

  • Bonus schemes, option arrangements and other incentive programs

  • Confidentiality issues, non-compete and non-solicitation matters

  • Protection of trade secrets matters and intellectual property rights issues in employment relationships

  • Working environment issues

  • Worklife data privacy

  • Labour union and collective bargaining agreement issues

  • International issues concerning the employment of foreign labour and secondments