Chambers Europe udkommer en gang om året med sin vurdering af europæiske advokatmarkeder baseret på interviews med klienter og konkurrenter.
What the team is known for
Employment powerhouse with practitioners specialised in all areas of labour law. Attracts attention for advice to 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. Also assists with the drafting of incentive schemes for international employers.
One client notes the team's "ability to link solutions to our actual business needs."
"The lawyers are extremely precise in their statements," enthuses another client, adding: "We are always given clear direction."
Assisted the Danish Football Association with the negotiation of new employment agreements for the under-21 women's and men's national teams. The firm advised on negotiations with the players' union.
Christian Clasen has a broad practice but is specifically noted in the market for his advice on negotiations with unions. He advises on collective bargaining agreements and the implementation of restructuring processes. Clasen offers additional expertise in class actions brought by employees.
Jørgen Vinding is the department head and is well known for his advice to public sector clients. He assisted the Capital Region of Denmark with an investigation into the actions of government employees in the award of a concession for the construction of a hospital.
Morten Langer is widely recognised as a leading figure in the Danish market. "He is always available and is ready to give input that is tailor-made to our situation," says one client, while another reports: "He is extremely highly skilled and solution-oriented." Langer has broad experience extending from the enforcement of restrictive covenants through to negotiations with unions for the introduction of new employment agreements. He also assists companies with the design of cross-border long-term incentive schemes, as demonstrated by his advice to Carlsberg on its global equity incentive plan.
Yvonne Frederiksen attracts considerable attention for her handling of significant discrimination cases. "There is no single anti-discrimination law matter that she is not on top of," states one interviewee, adding: "She makes complex cases understandable for her clients." She also leads non-contentious matters relating to M&A transactions, including the transfer of employees and the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements.