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

What the team is known for: Advokatfirman Vinge's exceptional team provides full-service expertise within the field of employment law. It frequently acts on whistle-blower investigations and employment disputes concerning issues such as the theft of trade secrets and breaches of confidentiality, as well as harassment allegations. Its lawyers also handle employment and collective bargaining agreements relating to pensions and incentive programmes. The team often assists companies with matters involving executives and top-level employees, and it has further expertise in business transfers, restructuring, reorganisations and redundancies.

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

‘Vinge puts together well-balanced teams when it comes to experience and seniority, which leads to cost-effective projects. Further, the advice they give is always easy to understand and connected to reality.’ Legal 500, 2024

‘The best labour law experts in Sweden.’ Legal 500, 2024

‘The team stands out for its quality and experience.’ Legal 500, 2024

“Vinge remains a reliable partner within all aspects of employment law and continuously delivers great and commercial legal advice.”" Chambers & Partners 2024

“The team consists of experienced and smart partners, paired with high-achieving associates.” Chambers & Partners 2024

“The lawyers at Vinge are a talented bunch.” Chambers & Partners 2024

“Vinge has specialists in various fields.” Chambers & Partners 2024

‘Really knowledgeable team, the team were put together with unique knowledge in each area and we felt very taken care of. Respond promptly at all times, no matter time of the day.’

‘The team has deep knowledge in the field of employment law and provides timely and useful advice.’

‘Very business focused. Good understanding of the need to deliver within a specific time frame.’ Legal 500 2023

‘Solutions are very focused to our local business and realistic to implement. High knowledge of labour legislation.’ Legal 500 2023

‘Promptness, knowledgeable, easy access.’ Legal 500 2023

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