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Employment and Pensions

Good people are at the heart of any successful business. Here at DWF, our employment law experts possess the know-how to guide you through the ever-changing legislative framework, as well as any challenges presented by the world of employment and pensions. This allows you to focus on getting the best from your employees.

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Why work with our Employment and Pensions team?

We have large Employment Legal Services and Pensions teams who work globally and act for a broad range of clients, from local SMEs to multinational conglomerates. We also advise human resources teams, in-house lawyers, and provide support directly to businesses.

We can support you at every stage of the employment journey, from recruitment to termination and every step in-between. Plus, our highly skilled Pensions team can also offer you advice on the complexities of pensions and governance issues.

Our expert Employment Legal Services team understands the trends that global businesses face. However, our local approach always ensures we are familiar with the idiosyncrasies of each jurisdiction.

We know that legal compliance is no longer enough. This is why the guidance we provide takes into account important agendas such as ESG, diversity, equality and inclusion. By combining innovative, sustainable advice with topical governance expertise and tailored training, our internationally-recognised Employment Legal Services team applies its knowledge and industry experience to your individual circumstances and needs.

How we can help you

We offer clear and concise employment legal advice on the full range of employment and pensions law services, including:

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  • Day-to-Day Employment
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    Day-to-Day Employment

    Employers face many HR-related legal challenges. On top of this, legal and contractual requirements must be observed and possible violations must be sanctioned. Our Employment team can support you in all Day-to-Day issues in a variety of ways. If required, they can also represent your interests in court.
  • Employment Compliance
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    Employment Compliance

    Employers are constantly challenged to ensure compliance with ever-changing employment laws, regulations and sector-specific ordinances. Thankfully, our Employment Compliance team can ensure you don’t fall foul of employment claims, civil proceedings or criminal prosecutions.
  • Labour Relations and Collective Employment
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    Labour Relations and Collective Employment

    Good labour relations are key to any successful business. Our Employment team advise high profile clients on local and cross border collective employment projects. In doing so, they successfully help manage risk and find innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Pensions Law
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    Pensions Law

    The complexities of pensions involve governance issues and ever-changing legislation. Thankfully, our experienced Pensions Law team bring a practical and cost-effective approach to the complicated world of pensions.
  • Recruitment
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    Effective recruitment is key for business success. As the global economy grows and develops, our Employment team continues to support clients with quality recruitment legal advice. We are confident that we can help you navigate all of your global recruitment needs.
  • Restructuring and Redundancy
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    Restructuring and Redundancy

    Teaming up with our corporate, commercial and restructuring  specialists, our Restructuring and Redundancy team have proven expertise in providing commercially astute guidance that will steer you through the employment relations complexities of any business restructure, M&A, or other change project.
  • Termination of Employees
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    Termination of Employees

    Change within a business is inevitable. This means that reducing the number of employees is an issue that many employers face. Our team of employment termination experts can advise on all legal, practical and tactical aspects of terminations to achieve the best possible commercial solutions. 
  • Tribunal and Court Representation
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    Tribunal and Court Representation

    Tribunal and court claims represent a significant business risk for all employers and the number of claims brought continues to rise. Our Tribunal and Court Representation team can protect your reputation and your financial position.

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