International Employment Law

Companies seeking new paths to growth require cutting-edge advice and winning litigation strategies to help them navigate the ever-changing employee benefits and executive compensation landscape. We can help.

Client Successes

  • Advised a multinational construction company on the employment aspects of the US$900M-plus acquisition of an Oslo-based business

  • Provided analysis of local wage and hour laws to multiple clients in the PRC, including the China operations of a Fortune 100 entertainment company and of a global consulting company, to evaluate which working hour system offered greatest benefit to their Chinese operations.

  • Advised a Fortune 500 technology company on the impact of European sex discrimination and equal pay regulation on the vesting schedules in its share option and share award plans.

Balancing Global Strategies with Local Realities

We advise leading global brands on how to manage the tension between global strategies and local realities. With the longest-established international employment practice in the legal profession, we provide innovative counseling, transactional advice, and employment litigation services.

A Global Approach

  • We advise companies on employment and benefits issues across the globe—from a discrete HR matter in one country to a significant policy implementation across 40 countries.

  • Our advice encompasses the full range of employment issues facing businesses today, including hiring and separating employees, protecting confidential information and intellectual property, managing data privacy, preparing expatriate agreements and global mobility programs, and preparing appropriate procedures for harassment investigations.

  • We complement our own global team with a highly developed 140-country network of first-tier employment and employee benefits practitioners with whom we regularly collaborate—enabling us to provide cohesive, worldwide, 24/7 support.

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