This year Norrbom Vinding once again takes the lead in the labour and employment law rankings of Chambers Europe 2017.
We are also the law firm with the highest number of top-ranked lawyers within labour and employment law in Denmark.
You can read the full text of Chambers Europe here:
“Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Mariann Norrbom and Jørgen Vinding
- 7 partners
- 13 other qualified lawyers
What the team is known for Employment powerhouse with practitioners specialised in all areas of labour law. Discrimination, redundancies, incentive schemes and terminations are areas of focus, in addition to assisting clients with employment-related disputes. Expertise also includes tax, social security and pensions advice. Recent projects have included advice on compliance with working environment regulations, collective redundancy matters and arbitration proceedings.
Strengths One client reports that the firm "possesses a high level of expert knowledge in the field. Furthermore, they are available whenever prompt assistance is required."
Another client enthuses that team is "outstanding" and "cannot recommend them enough."
Work highlights Represented employer organisation Local Government Denmark in a case concerning the dismissal of employees during illness.
Defended the Municipality of Ikast-Brande in a Supreme Court dispute concerning the right of employees with a disability to part-time work.
Significant clients SAS Group, DSB, Rockwool Group, TV 2, LEGO System.
Eminent practitioner Mariann Norrbom brings extensive experience to all forms of employment matters. She regularly acts as a litigator on behalf of multinational companies as well as public authorities and financial institutions and as an arbitrator in employment matters.
Morten Langer regularly advises international employers on cross-border matters including collective redundancies and restructures. He also assists with bonus and incentive schemes. Clients value their collaboration with him, saying: "He is skilled, knowledgeable, pragmatic and solution-oriented." One client professes that he is "our go-to person for solving complex issues."
Jørgen Vinding is described as "fantastic" by sources. He works often with public authorities and privatised companies on labour law issues and handles investigations, arbitration and disputes. His past work includes defending the Municipality of Billund in the 'Obesity Case', concerning the dismissal of an employee.
Christian Clasen is noted by clients for his strength in this area. He regularly advises on transfers of undertakings as well as collective bargaining and collective redundancy processes. He defended SAS against injunction proceedings brought by Ryanair.
Yvonne Frederiksen's areas of focus include discrimination issues and industrial relations. She often acts for municipalities and has also recently advised clients on the regulation of the working environment. Clients say: "She has a holistic approach to HR, which means that the solutions she suggests prove to be durable."”