Yvonne advises on all aspects of labour and employment law, but her areas of special interest are:

  • Discrimination – including advising clients on how to avoid discrimination claims, implementing policies and defending any claims, having extensive litigation experience in this area
  • All types of incentives
  • Industrial relations – including collective bargaining and dispute resolution
  • Wellfare law
  • Health and safety

Focus areas

I recently

  • represented the employer in the high-profile case concerning obesity in the ‎workplace before the EU Court. The Court gave its ruling on 18 December ‎‎2014‎
  • conducted a landmark case in the Supreme Court concerning the scope of ‎an employer’s obligations in relation to employees who have a child with a ‎disability ‎
  • conducted another leading case in the Supreme Court concerning the issue ‎of whether it is in conflict with Denmark’s obligations under EU law that ‎Danish employers are not required to pay employees salary during a notice ‎period if they are on unpaid parental leave at the same time ‎
    assisted a number of enterprises with revising their bonus and incentive programmes
  • completed a number of negotiation processes to renew collective bargaining agreements
  • advised enterprises on the consequences of the Danish Working Environment Authority's decision to ‎change its practice regarding psychosocial working environment

Qualifications and experience:

  • 2020

    Officer in the IBA Diversity and Equality Law Committee

  • 2007 - 2013

    Danish Employment Lawyers, Vice-Chair

  • 2008

    Co-author of the Annotated Anti-Discrimination Act (in Danish)

  • 2005

    Right of audience in the Supreme Court

  • 2003

    Norrbom Vinding, Partner

  • 1999

    Denver University, USA, LLM

  • 1998

    Norrbom Vinding, Associate, 1998

Member of the expert panel on employment law under the Council of the Danish Bar and Law Society

Ius Laboris, Co-Chair of Discrimination IPG

Member of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)

Member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and Officer in the Diversity and Equality Law Committee

Teaching activities in various contexts, including for the Danish Lawyers' Association and the Danish Centre for Legal Training (JUC)