Employment in Denmark


The ‘strong, very skilled‘ team at Bech-Bruun advises a diverse client roster, including municipalities and the Danish Financial Services Union, on the employment aspects of mergers, investigations of abuse, and contentious matters concerning redundancies. Rated by clients as ‘one of the top employment law advisers in Denmark‘, Lise Lauridsen leads the team and is particularly adept at advising domestic and international corporates on the protection of trade secrets and outsourcing work; she also represents high-level employees before inquiry commissions. Morten Ulrich has ‘exceptional knowledge‘ and primarily advises employers in both the public and private sectors on the employee termination issues, and ‘top-class lawyerSandro Ratkovic assists companies with business immigration matters and violations of the Danish business immigration regime.

Responsables de la pratique:

Lise Lauridsen

Autres avocats clés:

Morten Ulrich; Sandro Ratkovic

Les références

‘The team is strong, very skilled, broad, and always provides top-class service.’

‘Lise Lauridsen truly stands out with her deep and expert knowledge, she is great to work with, and has a superb practical touch to her advice. Lise is one of the top employment law advisers in Denmark.’

‘Sandro Ratkovic is a top-class lawyer. Sandro is pleasant to work with, highly responsive and competent. He has an open and down-to-earth approach, and is always willing to go the extra mile.’

Principaux clients



DoorDash, Inc.

ActivumSG Capital Management Ltd.

Copenhagen Municipality

Region Zealand

Bruun Rasmussen

Drip Global, Inc.

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Defence and former head of Danish Defence Intelligence Service


Principaux dossiers

  • Represented the Danish Financial Services Union in a contentious matter before the Danish Eastern High Court against the Danish State.
  • Carried out an outside council investigation for the Copenhagen Municipality, concerning the sexual abuse of girls and young women at one of the schools in the municipality, including making an assessment of possible sanctions with respect to the involved teachers.
  • Advised DoorDash, Inc. on the Danish employment related aspects of the acquisition of Wolt Enterprises Oy.

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert‘s ‘clear and reliable‘ team handles the full gamut of employment issues, particularly relating to restructurings, the setting up of schemes and policies under the Whistleblower Act, and incentive and retention structures. Practice head Marianne Granhøj is ‘extremely dependable and knowledgeable‘, and frequently advises boards of directors on the appointment and exit of executive management, handles investigations, and assists with the structuring of remuneration policies. Jens Lund Mosbek advises public employers and corporates on pension schemes, managers’ legal rights, and equity based pay issues, often representing clients in disputes before the Labour Court and the European Court of Justice. Claus Juel Hansen has substantial contentious expertise and is particularly experienced in handling disputes concerning the employment aspects of corporate and M&A matters.

Responsables de la pratique:

Marianne Granhøj

Autres avocats clés:

Jens Lund Mosbek; Maria Bekke Eiersted; Claus Juel Hansen

Les références

‘Genuinely take the time to listen and understand. Always clear and reliable, and they set expectations correctly.’

‘Marianne Granhøj is responsive and extremely dependable and knowledgeable.’

Principaux clients




Danmarks Nationalbank

Danish Confederation of Trade Unions

Jensens Bøfhus A/S


Danske Bank


Videnskabernes Selskab

LEO Pharma


P+ Pension

Karnov Group

Implement Consulting Group P/S

Kosan Gas A/S / UGI Corporation

Novo Holdings A/S

William Cook Europe ApS



Principaux dossiers

  • Represented the major clothing company BESTSELLER A/S in a principal court case regarding the legal status of a worker employee being denied claimed protection equal to a white-collar employee.
  • Represented Kemp & Lauritzen A/S in a summary dismissal case following an internal investigation.
  • Advised the Confederation of Trade Unions in Denmark on its role as employer, and assisted with its development of the Codex against any sexual harassment and bullying, and the connected whistleblower scheme.

Labora Legal

Boutique employment firm Labora Legal houses a ‘super professional‘ team which advises companies of all sizes, from up-and-coming enterprises to large corporations, on HR operations, re-hiring processes, and the posting of temporary workforces. ‘Outstanding lawyerTina Reissmann primarily advises on collective dismissals, reorganisations and the negotiation of collective agreements. Catrine Søndergaard Byrne has diverse expertise in HR-related data protection matters, and advises domestic and international clients on strategic implementation processes and terminations. Jeppe Høyer Jørgensen has extensive experience in advising on the transfer of undertakings and trade secrets work, and Signe Renée West is particularly experienced in advising on outsourcing agreements, M&A-related employment issues, and the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements.

Responsables de la pratique:

Tina Reissmann; Catrine Søndergaard Byrne; Jeppe Høyer Jørgensen; Signe Renée West

Les références

‘Tine Reissmann is an outstanding lawyer.’

‘Great knowledge, they provide agile service. The team is super professional and easy going, and they provide expert advice on HR contracts.’

‘Signe Renée West is extremely professional, and with her, one is always in good hands. Signe is like no other I have ever worked with. Simply the perfect partner.’

Principaux clients

PA Consulting

RSP Systems

Euro Accident

Bonnier Publication



Lockton Brokers


Carl Zeiss


Kelsen Group


FORCE Technology


Scrive AB

Dansk Dyrlægeforening

Bruun Rasmussen Kunstauktioner



WS Audiology

Green Hydrogen Systems A/S


Acne Studios

Newsec Property Asset Management A/S

Servicefirmaet Renell A/S


Copenhagen Medical

BMC Software


Scan Global Logistics

Nordic Entertainment Group

EON Dental NV


Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Copenhagen Medical on its establishment of Denmark’s largest private Covid-19 testing facility.
  • Advising Richemont on HR legal issues in connection with its operations in Denmark.
  • Advised the Adecco-group on a complex set of cases amounting to a historically high industrial claim for salary and wages and a claim for breach of collective agreement for approximately 1500 temporary workers working on the Copenhagen Metro from 2013-2019.

Norrbom Vinding

The ‘excellent boutique labour law practice‘ at Norrbom Vinding solely acts for management in matters concerning HR restructuring processes, discrimination allegations and external investigations. Jørgen Vinding and Christian K. Clasen jointly lead the team; Vinding assists clients in the semi-public and public sectors, in addition to foreign organisations which seek advice on setting up and conducting business within Denmark, and Clasen’s areas of expertise include industrial relations and collective bargaining mandates. Yvonne Frederiksen focuses on dispensing advice relating to discrimination law, restrictive covenants, and collective bargaining, and often appears before the Supreme Court in discrimination disputes.

Responsables de la pratique:

Jørgen Vinding; Christian K. Clasen

Autres avocats clés:

Yvonne Frederiksen; Søren Skjerbek; Torben Mølgaard Hededal; Rikke Falk Dambo; Sara Baldus; Elsebeth Aas-Jørgensen

Les références

‘Excellent boutique labour law practice with efficient and very professional employment lawyers. The team deliver very high quality advice.’

‘Torben Hededal and Sara Baldus are very professional and customer oriented.’

‘The firm provides incredibly wise and competent advice, so that matters are handled correctly from the start. It is extremely valuable.’

Principaux clients

SAS Group

Local Government Denmark (KL)

Danish Railways (DSB)

Nordea Group

Arla Foods Group

Leo Pharma A/S

TV 2 Danmark A/S

Nykredit Realkredit A/S

Coop Danmark A/S

Ramboll Group

Principaux dossiers

  • Conducted an external legal investigation for the Danish Broadcasting Corporation on possible offensive behaviour (in the form of sexual harassment) in the Danish National Girls’ Choir.
  • Acted for the SAS Group in collective proceedings before the District Court and the High Court concerning the fundamental legal question of whether public authorities can (potentially) change decisions made by the courts.
  • Assisting a large number of private and public-sector clients, including JP/Politikens Hus, MT Højgaard A/S and the Region of Southern Denmark, with their whistleblowing schemes, both in relation to mandatory schemes under the Whistleblowing Act and voluntary schemes.

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

The employment team at Accura Advokatpartnerselskab advises clients on the full range of employment matters, and often collaborates with the M&A department to advise on the HR aspects of transactions, including the negotiation of management participation programme terms and conditions. Morten Langer co-heads the practice alongside Nicolai Hesgaard; Langer uses his ‘quick wit‘ to advise HR departments and executive officers on amendments to employment terms, incentive plans, and anti-competitive agreements, while Hesgaard often assists private equity funds and multinational companies on the HR aspects of GDPR issues and bonus based incentive schemes.

Responsables de la pratique:

Morten Langer; Nicolai Hesgaard

Les références

‘Commercial mindset. Best-in-class when it comes to finding solutions, very responsive and accessible.’

‘Morten Langer stands out. His quick wit ensures he quickly understands the situation and dilemma, and he has a down-to-earth style that is highly appreciated.’

Principaux clients




SSP Group

Weibel Scientific


Helly Hansen





BGC Partners





Akademikernes A-kasse


Vestjysk Bank


Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Alm. Brand on the integration of Codan into Alm. Brand.
  • Assisted a large Danish company with the closing down of its entities in Russia and Belarus.
  • Advised the management and majority owners of LegalHero on all employment related aspects in connection with the sale of LegalHero to Lexly.

Bruun & Hjejle

The ‘strong and very skilled‘ team at Bruun & Hjejle serves the needs of a varied client base, including investment, real estate asset management and television broadcasting companies. The team regularly advises on employee transfers and collective bargaining agreements. Practice co-head Elise Ross-Hansen is a ‘very skilled and a good, calm negotiator‘ and is particularly adept at advising on the regulation of employees within the financial sector, conducting investigations, and assisting with employee sanctions. Co-head Flemming Strømme Martinussen has extensive experience in assisting joint ventures with collective bargaining matters, investigations, and cross-border employee matters.

Responsables de la pratique:

Elise Ross-Hansen; Flemming Strømme Martinussen

Les références

‘Elise Ross-Hansen is very skilled and a good, calm negotiator. She is thorough and has a good eye for achieving workable solutions.’

‘What I value very much in both Elise Ross-Hansen and Flemming Martinussen is that they are always available and you always get relevant and sharp guidance.’

‘Very strong and good at keeping the actual problem in focus. A strong and very skilled team with good international contacts.’

Principaux clients

Danske Bank A/S

Goldman Sachs

Analog Devices

Igneo Infrastructure Partners

Ring International Holding


Ingka Investments Ventures Europe B.V.

Kerry Group

Man Capital LLP (Mansour Group)

Peakon (now Workday)

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP)



Nets Group

AIP management

Danske Shoppingcentre, owned by ATP and Danica Pension

A.P. Moller Holding

Salini Impregilo S.p.A./Copenhagen Metro Team (CMT)

Waterland Private Equity

Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP)

Better Collective

G.S.V. Materieludlejning

Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S

Nordcloud (IBM)

Storebrand Asset Management A/S

Roku Inc.

Karnov Group

Storstroem Bridge Joint Venture


Axcel Management A/S

Gro Capital

All4Labels Group GmbH

TV 2 Danmark

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners on employment matters in connection with the final close of CIP’s new funds, including a large green energy fund, as well as energy transition and bioenergy funds.
  • Advising Danske Bank on three high-profile investigations.
  • Advised CIP’s construction partner, Copenhagen Offshore Partners, a provider of project development, construction and operations management services to offshore wind and energy island projects, on employment issues in connection with major offshore wind projects, including management restructuring, incentives and co-investment, expatriation, immigration and taxation.

Gorrissen Federspiel

Gorrissen Federspiel’s team handles the full gamut of employment and labour law issues, including the conduction of internal investigations, split work arrangements, and compensation schemes. Jacob Sand leads the team with his extensive experience in advising on contentious matters concerning termination of pay. Managing counsel Rasmus Høj Christensen has notable expertise in advising major employers on employee relations and the negotiation of cash and share-based incentive programs, and Sabine Brandhøj Overgaard focuses on advising on the drafting of employment contracts, and redundancy processes.

Responsables de la pratique:

Jacob Sand

Autres avocats clés:

Ditte Grundtvig Larsen; Sabine Brandhøj Overgaard; Rasmus Høj Christensen

Les références

‘Gorrissen Federspiel has completely unique insight. They are truly well-rounded, and cover every aspect of labour and employment law that a business could need.’

‘Jacob Sand is absolutely the best. He has in-depth knowledge of the ins and outs of Danish labour law. He is a leader, a great speaker, and very well respected in the field.’

‘The team’s strength is its hands-on approach. They have in-depth knowledge of particularly EU law where they are marked leaders, but they are very good at at using it in day-to- day matters.’

Principaux clients

Philip Morris International

Aquaporin A/S

Salling Group

Maersk Group

Green Power Denmark


Associated Danish Ports

Orphazyme A/S

Royal Arctic Line A/S

Nordjyske Medier

Intact Financial Corporation

Nordea Group


ARoS Aarhus Art Museum

Principaux dossiers

  • Assisted Philip Morris International with its agreement to acquire Fertin Pharma, a developer and manufacturer of innovative pharmaceuticals and wellbeing products based on oral and intra-oral delivery systems.
  • Advising Maersk Drilling in connection with its agreement to merge with US-based listed drilling services contractor Noble Corporation.
  • Advised Green Power Denmark on the employment of the new managing director.

Poul Schmith

Rated by clients as having the ‘the best employment law team in Denmark‘, Poul Schmith is both ‘thorough and reliable‘ and handles the full spectrum of employment issues, including acquisitions, restructurings, labour clauses, and working condition issues. Jonas Blegvad Jensen and Marianne Lage jointly head up the practice from Aarhus and Copenhagen respectively. Jensen primarily advises government bodies and public companies across the energy sector on the recruitment and dismissal of senior employees, while Lage is a ‘brilliant‘ collective labour law expert who often acts for employers in the negotiation and renewal of collective agreements.

Responsables de la pratique:

Jonas Blegvad Jensen; Marianne Lage

Les références

‘Marianne Lage has enormous experience and great knowledge. She is a highly respected practitioner with extensive experience in both collective and individual employment mandates.’

‘The best employment law team in Denmark. They are very thorough and reliable.’

‘Marianne Lage is a brilliant employment law lawyer. She is friendly, competent and tough when she needs to be.’

Principaux clients

Norwegian (Norwegian Crew Resources Denmark ApS)

Exerp ApS

People 2.0

APM Terminals A/S

Dansk Teater

TPI Composites Inc.

NTG Nordic Transport Group A/S

Brainnet B.V.

ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum

The Schools of Visual Arts


Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Norwegian Crew Resources Denmark ApS on all legal issues regarding its employees and the handling of its collective bargaining agreements.
  • Assisted People 2.0 with the handling of complex tripartite situations and the transfer of employees.
  • Advised Exerp ApS post-acquisition on the restructuring of Exerp’s activities in Denmark.

SIRIUS advokater

With a ‘high level of experience and a proactive approach‘, the team at SIRIUS advokater acts for both employers and employees in individual and collective employment matters. The team advises on restructurings and employment contracts, with an emphasis on commercial disputes and business transfers. Pernille Backhausen and Benjamin Lundström jointly head up the practice; Backhausen is known for her ‘high level skills and deep knowledge’ of executive benefits and compensation work, and Lundström primarily handles disputes and also advises on terminations and severance agreements.

Responsables de la pratique:

Pernille Backhausen; Benjamin Lundström

Autres avocats clés:

Peter Breum; Jacob Goldschmidt; Helle Nøhr Larsen

Les références

‘The team has a high level of experience and a proactive approach to challenges. They are professional and committed.’

‘Pernille Backhausen continuously impresses with her high level skills and deep knowledge within employment.’

Principaux clients

Danske Hospitalsklovne

BLS Capital Group

The Ministry of Justice

Frank J. Clausen

HK Privat

Novavi Foundation

The municipality of Gladsaxe

Red Cross

Juhler Holding A/S


DLA Piper Denmark

The team at DLA Piper Denmark primarily assists employers with outsourcings, union related issues, and the employment aspects of transactions. The team often acts for multinational employers in contentious matters, including injunctions and arbitration proceedings before the Labour Court. Practice head Nina Wedsted utilises her broad expertise to advise companies within the financial services and pharmaceuticals industries on restrictive covenants, employee statuses, and share-option plans. Daniel Markussen has extensive knowledge of data protection and international transactions, and advises on the employment aspects of collective redundancies and collective bargaining agreements.

Responsables de la pratique:

Nina Wedsted

Autres avocats clés:

Daniel Markussen; Michael Klejs Pedersen

Principaux clients

Medicolink Consultancy ApS

Dustin A/S

Impilo AB and SHS Capital

ARKEN museum of modern art

Collosseum Dental Group

Dansk Sygeplejeråd

Minerva Group

DS Gruppen

Principaux dossiers

  • Represented ARKEN museum of modern art in a dispute between the museum management and an anonymous group of employees, involving various allegations against a specific executive in Danish media.
  • Advised the Employers’ Association of Danish Dentists supporting its member, a subsidiary owned by Medicolink, in a case against the Union of Commercial and Clerical Employees, concerning the interpretation of the so-called 120-day rule in the Danish Salaried Employees Act.
  • Advised Dustin A/S on the merger with the fully owned subsidiary, Exato A/S. The team advised on the planning of the business transfer and alignment of terms throughout the organisation which also included a complex legal assessment regarding various TUPE issues and renouncement of applicable collective bargaining agreements in Exato A/S.


The ‘highly capable and driven team‘ at IUNO advises a diverse client base on both contentious and non-contentious issues, including pensions work, employee data privacy issues and collective bargaining matters. The ‘excellentAnders Etgen Reitz co-heads the team alongside Søren Hessellund Klausen. Reitz often provides ‘pragmatic and succinct‘ advice on employment contracts and cross-border commuting issues, while Klausen handles terminations, whistleblower schemes, and employee insurance coverage matters.

Responsables de la pratique:

Anders Etgen Reitz; Søren Hessellund Klausen

Autres avocats clés:

Kirsten Astrup

Les références

‘The team are well-educated and trained, and are all very professional.’

‘Anders Reitz and Kirsten Astrup are both very trustworthy and handle negotiations professionally and calmly.’

‘You are always sure to get the right answers and the best perspective on cases.’

Principaux clients

Action Aid Denmark

Warner Music Denmark A/S

Macopharma Denmark ApS

European Energy A/S

Unisport Scandinavia ApS


Randstad A/S

Tech Data Denmark A/S

Wood Wood A/S

Swapfiets Denmark ApS

Boulebar Denmark ApS

McCann Denmark ApS

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised KMD on receiving reports, following up on reports and communication with both a whistleblower and a client.

Lund Elmer Sandager

Lund Elmer Sandager houses an ‘extremely dedicated‘ team which acts for multinational employers, which notably include Ryanair and Teradata, and large players in the Danish agricultural market. Michael Møller Nielsen heads up the practice, frequently providing ‘honest engagement and interest‘ when advising corporations on the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements with trade unions, in addition to issues regarding government remuneration rules. Senior attorney Julie Flindt Rasmussen has ‘vast knowledge and insight‘ and is particularly adept at advising on employment related GDPR issues, employee reorganisation matters, and contracts.

Responsables de la pratique:

Michael Møller Nielsen

Autres avocats clés:

Julie Flindt Rasmussen

Les références

‘The team are extremely dedicated and have the ability to maintain perfect balance.’

‘Michael Møller Nielsen displays honest engagement and interest. Michael stands out with a strong humane and righteous personality, continuous dedication and not least a good sense of humour, making our collaboration both genuine and long lasting.’

‘Julie Flindt Rasmussen is very knowledgeable. She always has us covered with her vast knowledge and insight, and provides concise advice.’

Principaux clients

Ryanair Ltd

Malta Air

PPG Industries Scandinavia

Resurs Bank

The Danish Food and Agriculture Council

Globalization Partners

Fehmarn Belt Contractors I/S

ABS Europe

De Lage Landen Finans Danmark

Nordicals København

Metro Therm

Vueling Airlines


B. Braun Medical A/S

Team Aktiv

Foreningen for Folkepensionstillæg uden for Europa

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Ryanair on collective bargaining agreement negotiations.
  • Advising Fehmarn Belt Contractors I/S on the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements.


Mazanti-Andersen‘s team uses its ‘great, strong knowledge and deep subject-matter expertise‘ to advise employers on both contentious and non-contentious issues. The team handles the full spectrum of issues, including whistleblowing cases, working time regulations, and the employment aspects of M&A and IPO processes. Susanne Ingemann co-heads the practice alongside Mette Gahrn-Jensen. Rated by clients as ‘the best there is‘, Ingemann represents municipalities before the High Court in cases concerning severance agreements and unfair dismissals. Praised for her knowledge and efficiency, Gahrn-Jensen assists corporates and high-level employees with matters regarding termination and separation agreements.

Responsables de la pratique:

Susanne Ingemann; Mette Gahrn-Jensen

Les références

‘A great, top professional company. Their advice is always very pragmatic.’

‘They are very professional and very experienced. They have great, strong knowledge and deep subject-matter expertise.’

‘Mette Gahrn-Jensen is a pleasure to work with. Her knowledge and efficiency exceeds expectations. She has great insight and the ability to simplify potentially complex subjects.’

Principaux clients

Simmons& Simmons LLP (Spain)

Jeito Capital SAS

Evaxion Biotech A/S

MacArtney A/S

Principaux dossiers

  • Assisted Simmons & Simmons LLP (Spain) with the employment law aspects of a share purchase of Budweg Caliper A/S by BBB Industries, LLC.
  • Advised Jeito Capital on the employment aspects of its investment in NMD Pharma A/S.
  • Advised Evaxion Biotech A/S on the employment law aspects of the closing of a $28m public offering of American Depositary Shares.


Plesner‘s employment and labour law team demonstrates ‘exceptionally good knowledge‘ of public and private employment issues. The team handles a variety of mandates concerning whistleblower schemes and collective redundancy procedures. Tina Brøgger Sørensen leads the practice with her extensive expertise in data protection and employment law, and regularly advises employers on senior management issues, discrimination claims and restructurings. Lise Høy Falsner is experienced in handling contentious matters before the Labour and Disciplinary Courts, and often dispenses advice on collective bargaining agreements and mass redundancies.

Responsables de la pratique:

Tina Brøgger Sørensen

Autres avocats clés:

Jacob Falsner; Lise Høy Falsner

Les références

‘Outstanding service & flexibility. High performance with exceptionally good knowledge.’

‘Jacob Flasner provides outstanding service and high performance. He is excellent.’

Principaux clients

The Conservative People’s Party




TDC Group

PM Group

Dragsbæk A/S


GF Forsikring



Forenede Koncern


University of Cambridge

Hottinger Brüel & Kjær

Direct Healthcare Group Danmark A/S

LEO Pharma A/S

Bonnier Group

Adelis Equity Partner

Principaux dossiers

  • Assisting The Conservative People’s Party with an investigation regarding a Danish parliament member’s alleged sexual misconduct.
  • Representing TECHCOLLEGE before the Supreme Court regarding an employees’ right to freedom of religion.
  • Advised Agilitas on its agreement to acquire NNIT’s IT infrastructure outsourcing business, including the Hybrid Cloud Solutions business unit and selected parts of the Cloud & Digital Solutions business unit.


Based in Aarhus, the ‘strong team of genuine experts‘ at Clemens advises a diverse client base of technology, food and beverage, and transport companies on the full spectrum of employment matters. The ‘super cleverTommy Angermair co-heads the practice alongside Mette Neve. Angermair advises numerous multinational companies on the employment aspects of M&A transactions and the protection of employers in relation to post-termination activities, while Neve has a great deal of contentious expertise.

Responsables de la pratique:

Tommy Angermair; Mette Neve

Les références

‘Magic Circle quality with high-calibre lawyers. Strong team of genuine experts with confidence.’

‘Tommy Angermair is super clever, but also commercial and practical. There is no one I would trust more with matters in Denmark. Tommy spots the issues and makes time to understand the client’s business.’

‘Clemens Law works with close relations with me and our company. I always get professional feedback and they know our company and its ethics and values.’

Principaux clients

Qatar Airways

Georg Jensen


Heidrick & Struggles

Flying Tiger Copenhagen

Emerson Corporation

Work & Co




Lauritzen Bulkers

Bureau Veritas


Ball Group

Kramp Danmark



Spirax-Sarco Engineering




Den Jydske Haandværkerskole

Shanghai Electric Windpower Group

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised a major multinational airline on Danish employment law aspects of a group-wide restructuring exercise, including the preparation and execution of the redundancies involved, as well as supporting them during successful union consultation and negotiations with the affected employees.
  • Advised Work & Co following its recent establishment in Denmark.
  • Advised a consortium of gig economy employers on the Scandinavia legal approach to ensuring minimum terms and conditions for gig workers which has been used for lobbying efforts against proposed gig worker reforms in various countries, such as the state of New York.


Lundgrens‘ employment team advises a diverse client roster of listed companies, SMEs and public authorities on a range of issues, including share-based remuneration schemes, temporary employee issues, and post-termination restrictions. Anne Marie Abrahamson leads the team, and has broad knowledge spanning public employment law and the employment aspects of data protection work. Marie Louise Aagaard has particular expertise in advising on transactional employment issues, and advises on mass redundancies, equal treatment cases, and transfers of undertakings.

Responsables de la pratique:

Anne Marie Abrahamson 

Autres avocats clés:

Marie Louise Aagaard

Principaux clients

SMIT Subsea Europe B.V.

Amazon UK Services Limited

Miele A/S

Paul Smith ApS

Eltel Networks A/S

Løgismose Meyer Group ApS

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising SMIT Subsea Europe B.V. on a court case, which was tried in the High Court concerning whether 200 divers are independent contractors or employees.
  • Advising Paul Smith Denmark A/S on all aspects of Danish employment law, including assisting the company with expanding the business in Denmark.
  • Advising Miele A/S on all matters relating to Danish employment law, including assisting with employment processes, dismissals, and ongoing employment law advice pertaining to the company’s daily operations.

Magnusson Denmark

The team at Magnusson Denmark is particularly adept at dispensing advice on incentive schemes, whistleblowing programmes, and the employment of C-level executives. The firm’s client roster consists of domestic and international companies, most notably, United Colors of Benetton and Cornerstone. Practice head Tom Froberg has substantial experience in advising on senior executive employment terms, collective employment issues, and redundancy situations. Martin Skovbjerg departed to DreistStorgaard Advokater A/S in 2022.

Responsables de la pratique:

Tom Froberg

Autres avocats clés:

Sam Jalaei

Les références

‘Tom Froberg is very knowledgeable, pragmatic, and provides a very hands-on service.’

‘Really proactive team, hard working, and very knowledgeable.’

‘Sam Jalaei is the most responsive and reassuring lawyer I’ve worked with. He’s a pleasure to work with and is always on the ball with proactive suggestions. Sam is incredibly helpful.’

Principaux clients


United Colors of Benetton

Global PEO Services


Den Miljøterapeutiske organisation

Dataminr Inc.

Sequoia Capital Europe

Womar Offshore

Sheltons Group



The Binding Site Group Ltd.


Zeolyst (Ecovyst Group)

Genius Sports

Sergio Arciuli

Müehlhan A/S (Altrade)

Brambles/CHEP Group

Ogury Ltd

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised The Binding Site Group on employment regulation and best practices in Denmark.
  • Advised Dataminr, Inc. on how to implement the RSU incentive programme in Denmark, and provided its employment template for Danish employees.
  • Assisted wdp Offshore France with establishing an employment agreement with a remote working employee in Denmark.

NJORD Law Firm

The team at NJORD Law Firm is adept at handling multi-jurisdictional organisational restructurings, employment contracts, and litigation surrounding the misuse of business secrets. Miriam Michaelsen leads the team and advises domestic and international corporates on negotiations between unions and organisations, in addition to insourcing and outsourcing issues. Anders Worsøe is often engaged in international arbitration proceedings, and assists clients with changes in regional management and the expansion of business into Denmark.

Responsables de la pratique:

Miriam Michaelsen

Autres avocats clés:

Anders Worsøe

Principaux clients

REMS GmbH & Co. KG and Danish subsidiary REMS Scandinavia A/SLSG Sky Chefs Group

Advanced Energy Industries and Danish subsidiary LumaSense Technologies A/SKramp Groep B.V.

Teknos OY and Danish subsidiary Teknos A/SGerry Weber Denmark ApS & Gerry Weber Group, Germany

The Danish Road Traffic AuthorityREMS GmbH & Co. KG and Danish subsidiary REMS Scandinavia A/S

Marc O´Polo International GmbHStar Inc. (formerly Cogniance, Inc.)

Scanflex Medical ABSennheiser HQ and Sennheiser Nordic A/S

Tokio Marine HCC

Advanced Energy Industries and Danish subsidiary LumaSense Technologies A/S

Teknos OY and Danish subsidiary Teknos A/S

The Danish Road Traffic Authority

Marc O´Polo International GmbH

Scanflex Medical AB

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Marc O’Polo International on the process of setting up shop-in-shop operations in Denmark.
  • Represented The Danish Building Constructors Trade Union and the Danish Architects Trade Union, a large group of employees, in connection with the restructuring of KHR Architects.
  • Advised Teknos OY and Danish subsidiary Teknos A/S on employment matters and strategy issues relating to Teknos’ paint manufacturing and distribution activities in Denmark.

Skau Reipurth

The ‘highly competent‘ team at Skau Reipurth handles a range of matters, including the delegation of employees and related contracts, and rules concerning social security. Practice head Jonas Enkegaard advises domestic and international corporates and public authorities on executive service agreements, employee employment conditions and collective agreements.

Responsables de la pratique:

Jonas Enkegaard

Les références

‘Very useful and pragmatic advice. Not afraid to lean out and give clear advice without caveats.’

‘Highly competent and easy to work with.’

Principaux clients

Potter Clarkson LLP

United International Pictures ApS

TotalEnergies Upstream Danmark A/S

Itinera S.p.A

S360 A/S

The Association of Danish Physiotherapists

FJ Industries A/S

Maersk Tankers A/S

BMS Heavy Cranes A/S

A.P. Møller Maersk A/S

Mærsk Drilling A/S

The Danish Opticians’ Association

Frey A/S

AK Nygart A/S

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Stadler Service Denmark A/S on the dual employment of the Danish CEO in both Denmark and Norway. The matter included advice on social security issues, permanent establishment issues and choice of law between Denmark and Norway.
  • Advised MTEK on the interpretation of a collective agreement and the question of pension payments under EU law.

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab leverages its international network to advise its lucrative client base on business transfers and union consultations; some notable clients include Mastercard and Trustpilot. Søren Narv Pedersen heads up the practice and has extensive experience in advising on compliance issues for foreign service providers, and also handles mass redundancies and bonus schemes. Associate Mia Boesen often assists clients with the implementation of changes to employment terms.

Responsables de la pratique:

Søren Narv Pedersen

Autres avocats clés:

Mia Boesen

Les références

‘The team take a holistic approach, and are solution oriented.’

‘They are honest, have high integrity, and are flexible.’

Principaux clients


PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Dentsu Aegis Network

Tradeshift Ltd




Monster Energy

Tiger of Sweden



Widex A/S

Agillic A/S

Constructel GmbH, Constructel ApS, Viatel S.A. (group of companies under Artifel – Grupo Visabeira)

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening


Vivino Inc


Milestone Systems

Phoenix Contact A/S

Moalem Weitemeyer

The team at Moalem Weitemeyer assists a varied client base of boards of directors, management and owners, in addition to athletes, coaches and managers. The team has diverse expertise spanning professional sport employment matters and the establishment of whistleblower hotlines. Pernille Nørkær and Poul Guo jointly lead the team; Nørkær is proficient in advising on post-integration and non-solicitation employment issues, while the ‘fast and reliable‘ Guo has extensive experience in handling share-based management incentive programmes and executive service agreements.

Responsables de la pratique:

Pernille Nørkær; Poul Guo

Autres avocats clés:

Thomas Mygind

Les références

‘Moalem Weitemeyer offers fast and precise advice on employment related matters.’

‘Poul Guo is a go-to person at Moalem, and he is fast and reliable in every respect.’

Principaux clients

Envision Energy (Denmark) ApS

Birger Christensen A/S

Kantar Group Holdings Limited

Espresso House A/S

FC Nordsjælland A/S

Amino Technologies plc.


EGN Group A/S

Chr. Olesen A/S

Zwilling J. A. Henckels Scandinavia A/S

Goodiebox ApS

NXP Semiconductors N.V.

President Institute A/S

Astralis Group A/S

NexusOne ApS

TELUS International (Cda) Inc

Liva Healthcare A/S

FMP Payroll Services Ltd

Accel Partners

Proactive A/S

Imerco A/S

Tame ApS

Samlino.dk ApS

GN Store Nord A/S


DAY Birger Et Mikkelsen A/S


Triple Ring Technologies, Inc.

Georg Jensen A/S

Treetop Partners P/S

Edaptio ApS

Pento ApS