Miriam Michaelsen is specialised in individual and collective employment law, and she advises and assists both Danish and international enterprises as regards negotiation, legal proceedings, contract and commercial law.
Miriam Michaelsen excels at conveying complex legislative matters into clear, accessible and usable knowledge, based on which she has advised on and taught employment law and HR to Danish and international enterprises on an ongoing basis for the last ten years.
She often acts as back office for HR departments with professional as well as personal counselling.
As part of NJORD’s Company Law team, Miriam Michaelsen also assists clients with legal advice on company law, including purchase and sale of companies, etc.
Miriam Michaelsen has compiled her knowledge of all aspects of HR and employment law in NJORD’s HR eBogen, which is a law section free digital HR tool.
Miriam Michaelsen also heads NJORD’s multi-disciplinary legal team, which advises on and conducts legal actions regarding illegal sharing of photos and film with offensive content on the internet. Dependent on facts, the cases concern claims for penalty, damages and compensation pursuant to e.g. the Danish Penal Code, the Danish Consolidated Act on Copyright, the Danish Data Protection Act, the Danish Marketing Practices Act, and the general law of damages.
In this connection, she has founded the association Digitalt Ansvar (DIGA), which among other things works to achieve up-to-date legislation and efficient investigation of digital criminal offences. Read more about DIGA
- Member of the association Ansættelsesadvokater
- Member of the Danish Labour Law Association
- Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
- Member of International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA).
- Founder and Chairman of the association Digitalt Ansvar (DIGA)
- Chairman of The Media Council for children and young people
Danish, Swedish, and English.
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"