Chambers Europe Rating 2016
What the team is known for Market-leading team recognised for its extensive and wide-ranging employment law experience. Notable focus on employment dispute resolution, representing clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings. Also advises on the labour law aspects of corporate mergers, acquisitions and restructurings. Clients include organisations in the transportation and public sectors as well as in professional services. Recent areas of focus include incentive schemes, mass redundancies, collective bargaining agreements and whistle-blowing cases.
Strengths Clients are pleased with the "constructive collaboration" they have had with the team and add: "Bech-Bruun is known for only hiring the best lawyers and maintains a strong name and reputation."
Work highlights Assisted DSB with various employment and pensions matters related to a transfer of employment due to an organisational restructuring.
Represented the Zealand Region in a case against the Union of Danish Nurses before the High Court in relation to policies on the rehiring of previously dismissed nursing staff.
Significant clients Mars, 3i, Accenture, Bladt Industries, Energinet.dk.
Morten Ulrich regularly acts on employment litigation and also handles labour law issues in the public sector. His areas of expertise include collective bargaining, equal treatment and discrimination issues. Clients say he is "technically skilled and has a good understanding of the client's needs." Another interviewee adds: "He is very pleasant, has a wide perspective and can see where to go in a forward-thinking manner."
Lise Lauridsen is widely respected by sources and marked out as a "real leader" in the team. She assists clients with litigation, restructuring of company management and incentive schemes. She recently represented the Motion Pictures Licensing Company in a dispute with its former CEO, who alleged wrongful termination of his employment without notice.
Chambers and Partners Europe, Employment