Founded in 1953, Cederquist is a top-ranked business law firm with more than 100 lawyers. Our Employment and Benefits practice is considered one of the best in Sweden. Drawing on our broad experience and in-depth knowledge of Swedish labour law, we are able to manage risks in all of our clients’ labour law-related situations. We provide advice and support in connection with organisational changes and manage the client’s most sensitive and complex matters. We consistently deliver cutting edge services to meet and exceed our client’s high expectations, which includes not only providing services at the highest quality, but also giving efficient, flexible and cost-effective advice.
Our Employment and Benefits team handles all matters relating to the legal areas of labour, pension, and benefits, including drafting and negotiating executive employment agreements, assisting in termination and exit-related actions, handling collective redundancy situations, business transfers, outsourcing matters, reorganisations, employment protection, protection of trade secrets, work environment issues, pensions, incentive and bonus programmes, policies and collective agreements. Furthermore, we are regularly engaged by our clients to provide seminars and in-house training on labour law-related issues.
Dispute management is a major and integral part of our work and we have extensive experience in high-stakes labour-related dispute resolution. Also, our lawyers are frequently appointed both as members and arbitrators. We continuously manage litigation proceedings at the European Court of Justice, the Swedish Labour Court, as well as before general courts and arbitration tribunals.
Swedish and international companies, labour organisations and authorities are among our diverse client base and our Employment and Benefits practice stands out as a result of the unmatched combination of our expertise and our detailed and practical knowledge of various industries, such as banking and finance, media and telecommunications, private equity and financial services.
What they say
Top-tier practice active across the spectrum of employment mandates relating to the establishment, transfer, restructuring and closing down of businesses. Renowned for its considerable employment litigation expertise, undertaking numerous cases in relation to breaches of trade secrets, redundancies and terminations, as well as internal investigations. Acts for clients from the financial sector, employers’ associations and multinational companies. One client says that the lawyers are “attentive and responsive,” and praises the speed with which they handle matters.
– Chambers and Partners