Employment

Our leading Nordic employment team advises employers on all employment-related matters. We are at your service when you are in need of in-depth experience of any aspect of employment law, be it sensitive executive matters, day-to-day advice, transactions, or employment-related disputes. We also provide step-by-step guidance in negotiation and consultation proceedings.

Our cross-border team is a large and diverse group of skilled professionals who operate as a solid unit with an innovative and commercial mindset, second-to-none legal know-how and an unyielding willingness to find the solutions you need. Your people are our passion.

We have extensive experience of advising and representing employers in relation to all aspects of employment law, both nationally and internationally. You will receive first-class advice on non-contentious employment matters, global policy and contract review projects, employee data and privacy questions, and on complex employment law and pension issues in transactions and restructurings. Our renowned practitioners also provide strategic-level advice and board room advice.

A very good team that is collaborative and very knowledgeable. They work with utmost efficiency and excellent service.

The Legal 500, Employment

Should you face legal proceedings, our proven expertise, acquired from the broad spectrum of matters on which we advise, provides a solid base for turning the case in your favor. We can assist you in all areas of employment-related disputes. We take pride in being our clients’ first choice when it comes to the most demanding occupational health and safety, trade secrets and discrimination matters.

Let us help.

  • Day-to-day advisory
  • Boardroom and strategic advice
  • Restructurings
  • Matters concerning management, executives and key personnel
  • Remuneration and pension consultation
  • Non-competition and other restrictive covenants
  • Terminations of employment on collective and individual grounds
  • Consultation with unions, employees and/or their representatives
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • Investigations, including harassment
  • European Works Council matters
  • Transaction-related issues, including due diligence work
  • Employment law questions related to transaction structuring

Roschier’s Employment practice is top-ranked by leading international independent legal directories, including Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal. The firm has also won several prestigious awards, including the following most recent awards:

  • Chambers Europe Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2022;
  • Regi: Law Firm of the Year for Sweden in 2021; and
  • Who’s Who Legal Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2020.

This is what clients say about us:

“Very strong and respected team – excellent ability to handpick talent matching the client’s need and culture.”
– The Legal 500 2022, Employment

“Broad team with good variety of senior experts. Active, modern approach.”
– The Legal 500 2022, Employment

“Unlike many other law firms, with Roschier I don’t get annoying legalistic ‘it depends’ answers, but these professionals have the integrity and seniority to weigh the risk and give clear recommendations which help us move forward.”
– The Legal 500 2022, Employment

“Absolutely the best in understanding the customer needs, delivering highly professional solutions and services, excellent customer care and follow-up!”
– The Legal 500 2022, Employment

“High capacity individuals. They of course work hard but what I appreciate the most is that they will give you real time answers and recommendations.”
– The Legal 500 2022, Employment

“Roschier’s team is highly qualified and gives quality advice which considers both legal aspects and business needs. They take time to understand the issue at hand and what we need to achieve from a business point of view to give the best possible legal advice.”
– The Legal 500 2022, Employment

We have had a few extremely complex and challenging cases and they were all handled with extreme professionalism, in a very timely manner and with excellent customer care; the responsiveness is absolutely top.”
– Chambers Europe 2022, Employment

“Extremely diligent and discreet handling of a very complex and delicate matter.”
– Chambers Europe 2022, Employment

“The team has been excellent, meeting the deadlines and offering direct guidance throughout the whole process.” 
– Chambers Europe 2021, Employment

“Knowledgeable, reliable and cooperative.” 
– Chambers Europe 2021, Employment

“Roschier has been really business- and solution-oriented and they have responded promptly to all our needs.” 
– Chambers Europe 2021, Employment

“Their advice was pragmatic and to the point.” 
– Chambers Europe 2021, Employment

“We appreciated the cooperative spirit and the attention to detail that enabled us to have a victory in our case.” 
– The Legal 500 2021, Employment

“Excellent employment law knowledge and capability to advise the customer in a practical way.”
– The Legal 500 2021, Employment

“Proactive and professional.” 
– The Legal 500 2021, Employment

“True professionals! Easy to work with.” 
– The Legal 500 2021, Employment

“Clear opinion and clear instructions.”
– The Legal 500 2021, Employment

“Understanding of complex situations and cultural aspects. Pragmatism; making the legal framework easily understandable; providing relevant and practical advice. Availability, delivering within a short notice. Managed situations on our behalf since travels were not allowed during Covid-19 (meeting with employees and/or union representatives).” 
– The Legal 500 2021, Employment

“A very talented, agile and competent labour law team with a modern and business oriented mindset. Great consultation that provides us as a client with the support we always need!” 
– The Legal 500 2021, Employment

“Skilled team that rejoices in their work. Compared to competitors I found the depth of their knowledge, together with the seamless support from their team very unique. Clear alternatives for further actions and recommendation based on situation analysis.” 
– The Legal 500 2021, Employment

“The support we have received from Roschier was outstanding as they actually put themselves in our shoes and hinted or even elaborated on topics that might be important to us, but of which we as a foreign company would not have asked about.” 
– The Legal 500 2021, Employment

“A very good team that is collaborative and very knowledgeable. They work with utmost efficiency and excellent service.”
– The Legal 500 2020, Employment

“I would say the level of expertise makes them stand out.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, Employment

“The team knows and is interested in business – the relationship with them is like a partnership.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, Employment

“Very skilled, client-focused and business-oriented lawyers.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, Employment

“Roschier showed a perfect understanding of my business and had experience in the industry, which transformed into accurate advice, clearly underlining the risk at any step.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, Employment

“A team effort for sure, but there is very strong feeling of accountability and ownership.”
– The Legal 500 2020, Employment

“Practical and well-formulated opinions.”
– The Legal 500 2020, Employment

“Devoted professionals.”
– The Legal 500, 2020, Employment

“Very hands on team with good competence also on practical level. Capable to take the lead in matters on very short notice.”
– The Legal 500 2020, Employment

“Professional but at the same time very approachable way of acting towards the customer.”
– The Legal 500 2020, Employment

“This exceptional team is one of the best on the market.”
– The Legal 500 2020, Employment

“We have a lot of confidence in their abilities and knowledge to navigate through difficult issues. They are a trusted partner!”
– The Legal 500 2020, Employment