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
  • ESG
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Lise Lauridsen advises clients on breach of employment contract investigations as well as M&A-related employment questions. She has additional expertise in incentive schemes.

"She is always available and ready to help."

"She gives clear advice, is extremely knowledgeable and is a pleasure to work with."

"Lise Lauridsen is very service-minded."

Chambers and Partners Europe 2023, Employment


The ‘strong, very skilled‘ team at Bech-Bruun advises a diverse client roster, including municipalities and the Danish Financial Services Union, on the employment aspects of mergers, investigations of abuse, and contentious matters concerning redundancies. Rated by clients as ‘one of the top employment law advisers in Denmark‘, Lise Lauridsen leads the team and is particularly adept at advising domestic and international corporates on the protection of trade secrets and outsourcing work; she also represents high-level employees before inquiry commissions. (...)

"Lise Lauridsen truly stands out with her deep and expert knowledge, she is great to work with, and has a super practical touch to her advice. Lise is one of the top employment law advisers in Denmark."

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

Legal 500, Employment, 2023


  • 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)


  • “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