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Our lawyers are encouraged to participate in Special Business Teams (SBTs) to share legal and business development expertise, promote best practices, and to network together and with clients. Interlaw's SBTs are:

Employment, Labor and Pensions

Good employee relations are a vital part of every business’ success. Our Employment, Labor and Pensions practices offer an integrated and coordinated service across all jurisdictions, tailored to your needs. Wherever in the world you operate, our lawyers are on hand to deliver the best advice on managing your company’s most important assets – your staff.

Our team brings together the collective knowledge and expertise of more than 300 lawyers operating in award-winning independent law firms across the world. With a deep understanding of the regulatory and cultural aspects of employing people across the the globe, we provide unrivalled expertise to multinational clients managing an international workforce.

We are able to offer advice in the following areas: benefits and compensation; recruitment; hiring, discipline and termination; model employment contracts and service agreements for separate international jurisdictions; all types of employment litigation including discrimination, workplace policies and procedures; day-to-day HR advice; employment litigation, class actions and cross-border disputes; acquisitions, business transfer, M&A, outsourcing (both domestic and international); international secondments; European works councils and other international labor relations issues; cross-border corporate reorganization; employment aspects of operational reorganizations, such as redundancy; employment aspects of business-critical incidents, such as competition authority investigations and treatment of implicated employees; multi-jurisdictional compliance, global mobility and immigration issues; and personnel records and employee data privacy.

emailAnnette Knoth

Global and EMEA Co-Chair

Employment, Labor and Pensions SBT
ARNECKE SIBETH DABELSTEIN

emailGaute Krokann

Global and EMEA Co-Chair

Employment, Labor and Pensions SBT
Advokatfirmaet Haavind

Interlaw makes the world a smaller place by offering clients access to seamless cross-border legal services through one point of contact. Our strategic partnership comprises first-rate independent law firms with over 7,500+ lawyers in 140+ locations. Our clients instruct multilingual counsel, attune to local cultures and customs, who uncover opportunities and anticipate risks to deliver innovative solutions to the most complex legal and business projects.

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