Employment & Benefits

Cederquist’s market-leading Employment and Benefits team is well-known for providing exceptional service and pragmatic advice.

Drawing on our broad experience and in-depth knowledge of Swedish labour law, we are able to manage risks in all of our clients’ labour law-related situations. We provide advice and support in connection with organisational changes and manage the client’s most sensitive and complex matters. We consistently deliver cutting edge services to meet and exceed our client’s high expectations. For us this includes not only providing services at the highest quality, but also giving efficient, flexible and cost-effective advice.

Our labour practice handles all matters relating to the legal areas of labour, pension, and benefits, including drafting and negotiations executive employment agreements, assisting in termination an exit-related actions, handling collective redundancies situation, business transfers, outsourcing matters, reorganisations, employment protection, protection of trade secrets, work environment issues, pension, incentive and bonus programmes, policies and collective agreements.

Dispute management is a major and integral part of our work and we have a broad experience in high-stake labour-related dispute resolution. We continuously manage litigation proceedings at the Swedish Labour Court, as well as before  general courts and arbitration tribunals. We also act as legal representatives at the European Court of Justice and the European Court.

We are regularly engaged by our clients to provide seminars and in-house training on labour law-related issues. Our lawyers are also frequently appointed both as members and arbitrators.

We know that relentless commitment, experience and expertise at the highest level are required in order to meet our clients’ high expectations in relation to sustainable advice at all stages. Swedish and international companies, labour organisations and authorities are among our diverse client base. 

Cederquist’s labour team stand out because of the unmatched combination of expertise completed with detailed and practical knowledge of various industries, such as banking and finance, media and telecommunications, private equity and financial services. Whenever necessary or deemed appropriate, our experienced, efficient and committed team also draws on the expertise of other practice groups in relevant legal areas (e.g. Private M&APublic M&A and Stock MarketCommercial Agreements and Dispute Resolution).

Our experts in this practice group are consistently top-ranked in the leading market publications Legal500 and Chambers Europe.

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