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Morten Ulrich

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Morten Ulrich specialises in labour law and primarily advises employers. His advice encompasses both public and private labour law and pension funds. 

He has also considerable experience in advising on the termination of the employment of civil servants and employees in similar positions.

Morten advises a broad range of public and semi-public institutions, as well as businesses, with respect to all aspects of employment law and has, moreover, litigated a substantial number of employment law cases before the courts.

Finally, Morten lectures clients and lectures on behalf of numerous course providers on labour law issues.


The Team

Labour & Employment Law

  • Labour & Employment Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Data Protection
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Engagements

Publications

  • Funktionærret, Djøf Forlag, 2016. 1200 pages. Book

Education and language

  • Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • English

Ratings

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Bech-Bruun's employment and labour expertise spans management restructuring issues, mass redundancy litigation, regulatory remuneration policy advice including share-based incentive schemes, and the drafting and negotiation of collective bargaining agreements. (...) while Morten Ulrich advises employers on public and private labour law and pension fund mandates.

Legal500, Employment

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'Morten Ulrich is a highly skilled lawyer with very sound judgement. He is very experienced and able to simplify complex matters, especially concerning the understanding of complex public matters.'

Legal500, Employment

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'Morten Ulrich has enormous experience when it comes to the employment relations and the collective bargaining system at the regional level. Morten Ulrich has great knowledge of the legal process in both the civil law system and the labour law system. Furthermore, he has great knowledge of public administration law. From a practical point of view, we also see this as an advantage because it makes it easy to seek his advice as a sparring partner on a day-to-day basis.'

Legal500, Employment

Noted by interviewees for his handling of both contentious and non-contentious employment law issues, Morten Ulrich is considered by clients to be "very knowledgeable, experienced and able to simplify complex matters." Another client finds him to be an "incredibly skilled lawyer with very sound judgement." Ulrich represented state-owned train operator DSB in a case before the Eastern High Court through which the Danish railway workers' union sought an injunction against the single-person operation of trains.

Chambers and Partners Europe, Employment

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Morten Ulrich is very active in the public sector; he recently acted for the Board for Wages and Tariffs in an arbitration relating to changes to on-duty work for head doctors at public hospitals.

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