Employment and Labour Law

The Danish rules on employment and labour law place heavy demands on employers. That is why you, as an employer, may require the assistance of a lawyer. NJORD Law Firm advises both Danish and foreign companies on the challenges a company can meet in the field of employment law.

Our experts have experience in working with all areas of labour law within all business sectors – the private as well as the public sector. Therefore, our advice will always be based on the challenges that characterize your particular line of business.

We are specialized in employment and labour law

Even if your company has a strong and qualified HR department, there will be situations where you need extern legal advice.

Complex legislation regulates the Danish labour market, and in addition, many Danish companies are covered by collective agreements. This may create challenges for you as a manager or employer when you need to ensure that your company complies with the most recent legislation governing employment and labour law.

Therefore, it can be a good investment to receive legal advice from a lawyer with expertise in employment and labour law. The correct advice or sparring ensures that your company complies with the most recent legislation in the field. For example, to prevent being met with claims for compensation for unfair dismissal.

Employment and labour Law – what do we offer?

NJORD offers legal advice in all areas of employment and labour law. We can answer all your questions about employment and labour law and assist you with employment contracts and clauses. In addition, we can assist you with drafting incentive and bonus programmes – customized to the requirements of your company. Furthermore, our lawyers have extensive experience in cases concerning collective agreements and offer advice on dispute resolution and negotiating tactics.

We can represent and assist you if your company is facing major organisational changes, including in connection with:

When required, we go to court. For example, in cases concerning:

Additionally we assist with:

Always updated on legal knowledge

We are always updated on legal knowledge. This ensures that our legal counselling always comply with the most recent practice within labour and employment law.

To keep our clients informed on the latest legal news, we release our international newsletter, NJORD Legal Quarterly, four times a year.

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Ratings

“The ‘proactive, friendly and exceptionally professional’ group at NJORD Law Firm focuses on employment litigation, agreements, incentive schemes and data protection matters. Miriam Michaelsen leads the practice and is an expert in handling contracts, disputes and negotiations with unions; and Lars Lokdam specialises in transactional issues.”

Legal 500, 2019

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