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labour & employment

"Schoenherr has built a strong reputation for employment law over recent years, and has ‘very good’ business acumen."

Legal 500 – 2013 Edition

Our labour & employment team advises on all aspects of employment law, from the beginning through to the end of the employment relationship, for both contentious and non-contentious matters. It focuses on employment issues arising in the course of mergers and acquisitions, transfer of undertakings, workforce and management restructuring, domestic and cross-border transfer of employees, restructuring of businesses, downsizing and closure of production lines, employment tribunal litigation, workforce restructuring and related negotiations with employees and their representatives, as well as general non-contentious employment advice.


  • Restructuring and Reorganisation Planning
  • Transfer of Undertakings
  • White collar crime and employment related issues
  • Contentious Employment Litigation
  • Compensation Structures (Executive and Non-executive)
  • Management and Employment Contracts
  • Pension Plans
  • Share Ownership Plans (including Stock Options)
  • Tailor-made in-house Client Seminars
  • Immigration
  • General non-contentious Employment Advice