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Labour and employment law is seeing increasing regulation, and enterprises today must manoeuvre in an area with highly complicated and extensive legislation. In addition to new technology, market conditions, globalisation and financial changes having a high impact on labour and employment issues, legislation in the area is very complex, and it may be difficult to determine which rule applies in which situation.

Bech-Bruun is highly specialised in the area of labour and employment law. We regularly offer legal counsel to listed companies, international corporations, SMEs, public authorities, including municipalities, on issues within all areas of labour and employment law. We are often involved in cases of general public importance brought before the ordinary courts, the Labour Court, the Unfair Dismissals Board and arbitration tribunals. 

Our advisory services include:

  • Issues relating to employees
  • Issues relating to executives
  • Collective employment law
  • The transfer of undertakings
  • Secondment
  • Outsourcing
  • Health and safety
  • Bonus schemes and other incentive programmes, including share-based incentive schemes
  • Protection of trade secrets
  • Business Immigration
  • Staff regulations and policies
  • International labour law.

We also have extensive experience conducting legal inquiries and HR Audits.

Our broad expertise in labour and employment law means that all aspects are always considered, offering our clients the optimal advisory services. Our clients gain access to a wide range of legal skills in labour and employment law. 

We know how important it is for your enterprise that we as labour law advisers have a deep understanding of your activities and the business reality that applies to your enterprise. 

We also cooperate closely with our specialists in the areas of M&A and Corporate matters, Data Protection, Insolvency & Restructuring, Tax.

Labour & Employment Law



What the team is known for
Highly experienced team recognised for its extensive employment law practice. Notable skill in employment dispute resolution, representing clients in litigation proceedings. Well versed in handling employment investigations and advising on incentive schemes and collective bargaining as well as handling employee rights and termination negotiations. Advises on the employment law aspects of corporate mergers, acquisitions and restructurings.

Clients praise the firm, noting it provides "very high-quality, thorough and relevant advice, and services that are always delivered in a timely and efficient manner."

Another recommends its "very strong team with significant breadth and depth of competencies."

Work highlights
Represented If Skadeforsikring in an employment dispute concerning the TUPE regulations.

Notable practitioners
Lise Lauridsen advises on incentive schemes and collective bargaining, disputes and employment restructuring. Interviewees appreciate her "highly qualified expertise, efficiency and dedication to her clients."They also highlight that she provides "hands-on advice with excellent commercial understanding."

Morten Ulrich is a highly regarded practitioner, handling disputes and advising on employment law implementation. Source praise his skills in this sector, emphasising that "his attention to detail is highly recognised." Another asserts that he is "one of the best in the country."

Sandro Ratkovic acts for clients on employment law aspects of M&A activities, disputes, terminations and employee rights.

Chambers and Partners Europe, Employment


Ranked: tier 1

Bech-Bruun's employment and labour expertise spans management restructuring issues, mass redundancy litigation, regulatory remuneration policy advice including share-based incentive schemes, and the drafting and negotiation of collective bargaining agreements. Group leader Lise Lauridsen has particular expertise in domestic and cross-border transfer of undertakings, outsourcing issues, reorganisations, employment terms and incentive schemes, while Morten Ulrich advises employers on public and private labour law and pension fund mandates, and Sandro Ratkovic specialises in cross-border employment work.

Legal 500, Employment


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