Employment and pensions

When it comes to advising on employment and pensions issues, you can’t sit on the fence, so neither do we. We provide clear and precise advice, giving you commercial certainty, not legal doubts. That means practical, day-to-day support covering the full range of employment law issues as well as specialist advice on immigration, pensions and employee incentive schemes.

We have extensive experience of advising a large number of international clients on a wide-range of matters, spanning multiple jurisdictions. Our pan-European team has in-depth experience advising on reorganisations and corporate acquisitions and disposals, as well as employment disputes and strategic and reputational support and risk management. Our specialist work in pensions has seen us help a great many employers change their arrangements to meet today’s needs and manage the financial risk of their past liabilities.

Our international lawyers work together closely to spot trends in case law globally and advise clients on a transnational basis, and with offices in the largest European business centres, we are able to balance our legal advice with cultural considerations. While much of our work crosses borders and jurisdictions, our clients can also rely on receiving expert local advice.

Experience


Nomura

Advised on the employment aspects of its takeover of the European arm of Lehman Brothers. The deal was completed within three days, with 2,500 employees transferring to Nomura.

Dyson Group

Advised on the restructuring aspects of its business in Spain, France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland.

Tech Mahindra

Advised this significant Indian client on multiple outsourcing transaction in over 20 jurisdictions.

Zulily

Advised on their European expansion including employment and executive compensation advice.

Lastline

Advised on various aspects of their expansion into UK and Italian markets, particularly providing executive compensation and employment advice.

Calix

Advised on the employment and tax implications of its European operations in multiple jurisdictions, including the UK, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Austria, Poland and Germany.

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