Norrbom Vinding receives top ranking in Chambers Europe 2021
Chambers Europe recently released its 2021 rankings and, also this year, Norrbom Vinding – still being described as ”Employment Powerhouse” – is recognised as the leading firm in Denmark within labour and employment law.
Jørgen Vinding is consistently – and as the only Danish lawyer – ranked in the category ”Eminent Practitioner” within labour and employment law. The Chambers Europe guide is published once a year and provides an analysis and assessment of the European legal markets based on interviews with and feedback from clients and competitors.
The full ranking text can be read below:
What the team is known for
Employment powerhouse with practitioners specialised in all areas of labour law. Advises public sector clients on discrimination cases and investigations into employee misconduct. Handles collective redundancies arising from restructuring processes. Advises employers on the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements with trade unions and contract negotiations. Also assists with employment-related disputes.
Sources describe the firm’s lawyers as “market leaders” in the Danish employment market.
Advised SAS Group on collective bargaining agreements.
Christian Clasen is “responsive and knows how to provide practical advice,” according to satisfied clients. He advises on collective bargaining agreements, wage compensation schemes and pension-related class action lawsuits
Jørgen Vinding commands respect for his extensive experience in the employment field. His expertise covers a wide array of employment mandates, including harassment claims, dismissals and negotiations with trade unions.
Yvonne Frederiksen attracts praise for her particular expertise in workplace discrimination disputes. She is also well placed to advise on health and safety issues, as well as on restructuring processes including related collective redundancies.
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