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.
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:
- Mass dismissal
- Outsourcing of assignments
- Sale and purchase of companies
- Collective bargaining with unions
- Employment contracts
When required, we go to court. For example, in cases concerning:
- Equal treatment
- Unfair dismissal
- Summary dismissal
- Duty of loyalty
- Non-competition and non-solicitation clauses
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.
NJORD Law Firm's practice, which is headed up by Miriam Michaelsen, specialises in the employment aspects of M&A transactions, the implementation of incentive schemes, restructurings and outsourcing issues, most notably for Nordic and German clients. Another key practitioner is Anders Worsøe, who is frequently instructed on collective bargaining issues.
NJORD Estonia: The team handles a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters, including employment terminations and regulatory compliance, including data protection. Also offers day-to-day employment advice. Notable for advising both employers and employees from the public and private sectors.
“NJORD Law Firm advises its employer client list on the implementation of incentive schemes, litigation arising from the misuse of business secrets and the drafting and negotiation of management contracts and associated bonus schemes. The department also has expertise in data protection regulations and assists with negotiations with unions relating to corporate reorganisations. Practice head Miriam Michaelsen is also an expert in discrimination claims.”
“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.”
"NJORD Law Firm specialises in organisational restructurings that involve multiple Nordic jurisdictions, advising on mergers, the insourcing and outsourcing of work areas, acquisitions and sales of businesses, and union negotiations. Miriam Michaelsen leads the team that includes industrial and relations law specialist Anders Worsøe"