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Lise Lauridsen

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Lise Lauridsen is a labour and employment law specialist

Lise Lauridsen is a labour and employment law specialist and she advises on all aspects of the area. Lise has particular experience advising Danish and international undertakings in connection with business transfers, outsourcing, reorganisations as well as employment terms and incentive schemes for executives and other key employees and on the abuse of trade secrets. 

As an adviser, Lise has an excellent understanding of the client’s needs, and she is capable of transforming them into workable legal solutions. She furthermore applies her extensive experience and expertise to navigate skillfully in the often highly complicated and extensive legislation in the labour and employment law area.  
 
Lise also has extensive litigation experience and is highly knowledgeable in terms of dismissal of civil servants and employees in positions similar to that of civil servants, and she has for a number of years conducted legal inquiries into different aspects at public authorities and enterprises.

Lise furthermore heads Bech-Bruun's whistleblowing team and assists clients – both private enterprises and public authorities – with setting up and operating whistleblowing schemes.

She is co-author of the books “Funktionærret” (The Law of Master and Servant) and “Ejeraftaler med medarbejderaktionærer” (Shareholders’ agreements with employee shareholders) and she is a skilled and popular lecturer, who frequently holds courses for HR managers and other employees med HR responsibility. 

 

The Team

Labour & Employment Law

  • Labour & Employment Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Compliance
  • Pension
  • Whistleblowing schemes
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Ratings

Legal 500 - Bech-Bruun

Bech-Bruun handles the full gamut of employment law issues. It advises both Danish and global companies on the employment aspects of high-profile mergers and transactions as well as regularly undertaking work on behalf of, and against, major trade unions. The team also advises on management restructurings, mass redundancies and collective bargaining agreements. The group is led by the ‘super’ Lise Lauridsen, who has extensive litigation experience; Lauridsen (...) are experts in handling matters relating to the termination of senior civil servants' contracts.

"I am particularly impressed with partner Lise Lauridsen. She is always available and pleasant to work with, and her advice is practical."

"I have worked in particular with Lise Lauridsen. She is a super employment lawyer, covering all aspects from more HR-related questions to M&A-related matters. In addition to this, she always provides an efficient service with response times that make me wonder if we are her only client."

Lise Lauridsen has been listed as a Leading individual by Legal 500.

Legal 500, Employment

Lise Lauridsen advises clients on breach of employment contract investigations as well as on M&A-related employment questions. She has additional expertise in pension issues, corporate reorganisations and incentive schemes. A client comments: "I am particularly impressed by her down-to-earth, commercial and practical advice on complex matters."

Chambers and Partners Europe 2022, Employment

Engagements

  • Member, AnsættelsesAdvokater
  • Member, Dansk Forening for Arbejdsret
  • Member, Danske Advokaters Fagudvalg for Ansættelsesret
  • Board of directors (member), Lippmann Fonden
  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member, European Employment Law Association (EELA)

Publications

  • “Funktionærret” (The Law of Master and Servant), Djøf Forlag, 2020. Book
  • ”Virksomhedsoverdragelsesloven” (the Danish Transfer of Undertakings Act), Djøf Forlag, 2020. Book
  • “Ejeraftaler med medarbejderaktionærer” (Shareholders’ agreements with employee shareholders), Karnov Group, 2019. Book
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Outsourcing 2018, Global Legal Group, 2018. Article
  • Are employee shareholders covered by the employee concept in Denmark?, HR Juramagasinet, 2016. Article

Education and language

  • Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • Education abroad: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  • Danish
  • English
  • Swedish
  • Norwegian