Employment, Compensation & Benefits


We understand the pressures that today’s companies, boards of directors, compensation committees, management teams and individual executives face. We will help guide you through the myriad of challenges. Often the main challenge is complying with rapidly changing legal requirements that vary widely from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Our clients come to us for strategic, board-level advice on crucial employment, compensation and benefits-related issues, as well as day-to-day support on complex issues around the globe.

Matching your global needs

A large number of our clients are growing their businesses globally and we are heavily involved in helping them do so. We approach all our clients’ needs with one global team, whether these needs are employment, compensation or benefits-related, providing a seamless commercial approach that matches the way that our clients operate.

With around 50 employment, compensation and benefits lawyers across 18 offices including Frankfurt, London, New York, Paris, Tokyo, and other key business locations, we partner with our clients to develop bespoke, state-of-the-art solutions.

We advise across the full spectrum of employment, compensation and benefits issues, including advisory and transactional, contentious and non-contentious. This includes advising on issues from executive compensation, employment, incentives, labour, employee relations, disputes, HR policies and privacy, to restructuring, pensions and immigration.

We are at the cutting edge of industry trends and market practice, identifying legal and regulatory developments globally that may affect our clients’ businesses. No matter how complex or challenging the issue is, our clients turn to us for our in-depth knowledge and proven track record of results.