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“They have an excellent ability to make complex matters accessible.”

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About Cederquist

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In-depth knowledge of Swedish labour law

Founded in 1953, Cederquist is seen as a top-ranked business law firm with more than 100 lawyers. And therefore, or 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.  Furthermore, we provide advice and support in connection with organisational changes and manage the client’s most sensitive and complex matters. Additionally, we consistently deliver cutting edge services to meet and exceed our client’s high expectations. These include 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.


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