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.

Roschier is praised for its ability to act on a pro-active basis; always practical advice that is well anchored in the client's business needs. 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.

  • Transaction-related issues
  • Employment law questions related to transaction structuring
  • Due diligence of employment matters
  • Consultation with unions, employees or their representatives
  • Employment benefits and pensions
  • Harmonizing employment terms following a transfer of business
  • Employment contracts and incentives for managing directors and key employees
  • Remuneration issues – for example, in light of governmental regulations for financial institutions and state-owned companies
  • Non-competition and other restrictive covenants
  • Business secrets
  • Vacation time and working hours-related issues
  • Collective and individual redundancies
  • Dismissal for cause
  • Privacy
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • European Works Council matters

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:

  • Who’s Who Legal Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2019; and
  • Chambers Europe Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2018.

This is what clients say about us:

“Roschier’s practice provides exceptional stand-alone legal advice whilst also being able to work perfectly as an integrated part of the firm’s transactional team.” 
– The Legal 500 2019, Employment

“Roschier is praised for its ability to act on a pro-active basis and always provides practical advice that is well anchored in the client’s business needs.” 
– The Legal 500 2019, Employment

“Clients praise the offering of the firm, especially highlighting that they can point you in the right direction.” 
– Chambers Europe 2019, Employment

“They have good industry and business knowledge.” 
– Chambers Europe 2019, Employment

“The labour law team has impressed me in terms of quick turnaround of matters and practical answers, always founded on a robust legal analysis.” 
– Chambers Europe 2019, Employment

“When I ask for advice, I want concrete answers, and my experience is that I have received that type of answer whenever it has been possible.” 
– Chambers Europe 2019, Employment

“Clients are very satisfied with the level of service and how assignments are handled, adding that the lawyers have demonstrated very quick responses and an in-depth understanding of complex legal issues.” 
– Chambers Europe 2018, Employment

“We receive prompt answers, complex issues are explained very well and questions are answered in an understandable way.” 
– Chambers Europe 2018, Employment

“The team is accurate, straight to the point and nice to work with; they are extremely reactive, very commercial and the advice is presented in a way that enables us to quickly process it.” 
– Chambers Europe 2018, Employment

“The lawyers are extremely helpful and make sure we do not miss anything.” 
– Chambers Europe 2018, Employment