24. May 2016

”Employment powerhouse”

These are not our words, but the words of Chambers & Partners in its chapter on employment in the guide “Chambers Europe 2016”.

Also this year our lawyers have come top of the table, and once again Mariann Norrbom is – as the only lawyer within employment in Denmark – rated as an ”Eminent Practitioner”. The full ranking can be read below: 

”Band 1
Norrbom Vinding

From the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- 7 partners
- 17 other qualified lawyers 

What the team is known for Employment powerhouse with practitioners specialised in all areas of labour law. Discrimination, redundancies, incentive schemes and terminations are areas of focus, in addition to assisting clients with employment-related disputes. Expertise also includes tax, social security and pensions advice. 

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients) 
"We are very satisfied with these lawyers; they are responsive, accessible and they give reliable advice."
"The lawyers have built a good understanding of our business and they give sound and commercially viable advice." 

Work highlights Defended the municipality of Billund in the "Obesity Case" involving Discrimination Law and EU regulations. 
Successfully represented the SAS Group in a landmark case before the Supreme Court concerning age discrimination. 

Notable practitioners 

Mariann Norrbom has extensive experience in employment law, particularly in advising public authorities and financial institutions. 

Morten Langer advises on all aspects of employment law, with particular expertise in international work, collective redundancies, bonus and incentives. Clients say: "I think he is excellent, and what I value is that he sees the problem right away, and he is not hung up on the detail but on the outcome. He thinks outside the box and is very solution-oriented."

Jørgen Vinding is an experienced practitioner dedicated to handling complex employment cases. Recent highlights include defending Falck Danmark in a case related to the EU Working Time Directive. 

Christian Clasen works primarily on industrial relations, collective bargaining and redundancies as well as strategic conflict management. He advised the Danish League Association in a collective bargaining procedure. 

Yvonne Frederiksen is regarded as a leading lawyer for matters related to discrimination. She recently defended the municipality of Bornholm in a case related to the interpretation of the collective agreement governing employment relationships. Clients say: "I normally call her for very complex and technical matters, as I get very detailed advice and analysis." 

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