Business Areas

Mette Klingsten Law Firm offers legal services in all aspects of Danish labour- and employment law and related areas of law. Our many years of advising private companies and institutions gives us the knowledge and experience to provide specific services where a deep understanding of the law goes hand in hand with value-based, practical advice. Read more about our different business areas, below.

Advice in regard to the relationship between the board and management, including the preparation of board contracts

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Experienced and professional advise in regard to the relationship between the board of an organisation and management, including the preparation of board contracts and surrounding documentation.

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Variable Remuneration

Bonus and incentive programs


Preparation of and advice on bonus and incentive programs in collaboration with the company to establish criteria to help focus employees on the company’s key fields of action, and attract and retain skilled employees based on legal, financial and tax considerations.

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In Denmark, collective bargaining agreements play an important role in the relation between employers and employee. This collective bargaining agreements have a significant impact on employment conditions, which we can assist in navigating.

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Company law

Company formation


We assist with formations of limited liability companies (IVS (Entrepreneurial company), ApS (private limited company), A/S (public limited company) and P/S (Limited partnership company). We assist both with regular formations of new companies (cash or non-cash contribution) or formations in connection with share exchange or conversion of an owner-managed company into a limited company.

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Negotiation and drafting of contracts

Contracts for senior executives and executive directors


Assistance from experiences advisors with the negotiation and drafting of terms and conditions (including incentive schemes) in connection with the recruitment of senior executives and directors, as well as with the separation of such persons from the company.

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Corporate Immigration

Corporate Immigration


We assist in instances of the expatriation of employees from Denmark as well as advising on work and residence permits for employees coming to Denmark in connection with an employment offer.

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Personal Data and Data Processing

Data Protection


Expert legal and practical advice on navigating personal data law in a time of tighter legal regulation and intense public scrutiny

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Employee taxation

Employee taxation


The Danish taxation system can involve complexities for companies and employees, whether new or established. We can advise on understanding and managing such taxation, including in relation to employee benefits, and for persona taxed under Section 48E-F.

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The transfer of undertakings can cause major organisational changes – and in this context, uncertainty – about the legal position of employees. We have long experience in advising in connection with employees’ legal position in connection with transfer of businesses or parts of businesses, including outsourcing of for instance it, debt collection or facility management. We advise on among other things redundancies in connection with transfer of undertakings and buying activities out of businesses in distress.

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International employment

International Employment


We provide advise on international employment of Danish companies. We have experience with several countries in particular the UK, but also Sweden, Norway, Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Ireland, Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam, the US, UEA and Saudi Arabia.

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Legal documents in employment

Legal documents in employment


We draw up companies’ HR legal documents and ensure that the company’s (global) contracts are compliant with applicable lcal legislation and trends in the market, as well as keeping them up to date.

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Litigation

Litigation


Assistance in conflict resolution, from legal proceedings in the ordinary courts, including the districts courts, to the High Court (Eastern and Western Division) and the Supreme Court.

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When an employee exercises the right to take leave, the employer must be aware of various rules. We advise on the company’s obligation to pay salaries during maternity leave according to applicable legislation and collective bargaining agreement as well as on market trends in relation to maternity-, paternity- and parental leave. We also advise on the possibility of reimbursement from maternity funds and “NemRefusion”.

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Danish Holiday Rules

New Danish Holiday Rules


The ongoing change from the old Danish Holiday Act to the new Danish Holiday Act is a significant and complex shift from both an _HR and administrative perspective. We can assist with informing employees, providing surrounding documents, and advising on practicalities in connection with the change.

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Recruitment

Recruitment processes


Assistance for existing and new companies in the recruitment process, including the drafting of necessary key legal documents. Further, we work closely with an HR consultant to aid in providing a comprehensive service covering all legal and practical aspects of recruitment.

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Companies with smaller HR departments can benefit from external experience sharing and counselling. We can assist on temporary basis in connection with major HR projects or when a HR-department is short-staffed.

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Transfer of Undertakings

Transfer of Undertakings


The transfer of undertakings can cause major organisational changes and uncertainty about the legal position of employees. We have long experience in advising in connection with employees’ legal position in connection with transfer of businesses or parts of business, and surrounding issues.

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Cross-border employments

Work and residence permits


We assist in case of expatriation of employees and advise on work and residence permits for employees who are going to work in Denmark. We assist companies facing a fine or other sanctions in case of lack of sufficient work and residence permits.

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