Employment and Benefits

With a range of specialist expertise, our 20-strong team of lawyers advises on contractual issues arising from acquisitions, company restructuring, incentive programmes and pension arrangements.

Employment law advice

We represent clients in redundancy and restructuring situations, and we also help in competition disputes – for instance when employees start up a competing business. We deal with employment law disputes, discrimination matters and health and safety issues, as well as cross border employment law. We can also advise on how the gig economy may affect the traditional concepts of employer and employee.

International projects

We advise multinationals on establishing European Work Councils, and on cross border acquisitions. This includes establishing European companies, SE companies and outsourcing entire departments internationally. Our lawyers can also help with work permit issues when Swedish companies wish to employ labour abroad.

Our collective expertise

Year after year, international ranking organisations and client surveys rank Vinge’s labour and employment law specialists in tier 1. Because we are a full‑service firm, we can support our clients in all their business law matters.

What the ranking organisations say

Strengths: Advokatfirman Vinge is well regarded, with one interviewee stating: 

"The advice is clear and practical, making it easy to understand and apply." Chambers & Partners 2022

‘We got tremendous professional advice. Advokatfirman Vinge showed great expertise and thoroughly investigated all matters in our conflict. I found their advice to be specific and adequate. They made it also possible for me as a layman to understand all aspects of our conflict.’

‘The employment practice at Vinge is knowledgeable, professional and always readily available whenever we need support. Even in situations where we need quick feedback or support after hours we have received the legal advice in a timely manner. Their network of law firms internationally is a great addition as we work globally and are from time to time in need of employment practice in other countries.’

‘Availability and commitment. Focus on equality with many female partners.’

‘Exclusive partner attention with clear and distinctive eminence in the employment law field. Extremely well tailored employment law advice to our specific needs. Output highly relevant and useful. Not just another paper but indeed helpful, practical and clear guidance.’

Very professional, customer focused, responsive and flexible team.’

‘Genuine care for client. Pragmatic, proactive and hands-on.’

‘Unique know-how regarding employment laws in Sweden. Very fast and professional response to any questions or concerns.’ Legal 500 2022

Latest news

April 01, 2022

Mergermarket has awarded Vinge the Swedish Legal M&A Advisor of 2021.

November 19, 2021

Commencing 1 January 2022, Emelie Svensäter Jerntorp will become a partner at Vinge’s Skåne office.

June 15, 2021

Why adopt a new Whistleblowing Act when the current act was adopted as late as 2017?