Expertise - Employment & Labour Law

Specialist employment law advice

  • Trade Union relations and collective law 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Outsourcing
  • TUPE 
  • Restructuring and reorganisation
  • Drawing up business and managerial strategies
  • European Works Councils 
  • Employment Tribunals and litigation
  • Due diligence
  • All types of employment contracts
  • Restrictive covenants (including non-competition and non-solicitation clauses), confidentiality clauses
  • Collective redundancies, workforce reduction, business closures

Human resources management

  • Company handbooks
  • Confidentiality procedures, use of IT equipment and e-mail
  • Procedural formalities with public offices and union authorities (for example, in relation to employee monitoring)
  • Data privacy
  • Disciplinary policies, codes of ethics and applying disciplinary sanctions
  • Employee transfers, change of contractual conditions of employment

International

  • Secondments
  • Cross-border mergers, acquisitions and transfers

Reward and incentives 

  • Bonus schemes
  • Stock option plans

Employment & HR Consultancy

  • Pay slips
  • Relations with the local authorities (INPS, INAIL, etc.)
  • Payment of social security contributions 
  • Periodical statements  (Form 770, etc.)
  • Strategical advice regarding staff policies 

Litigation

  • Legal assistance at every stage of employment cases before the Employment Tribunal and all judicial authorities, including the appeal and supreme court (Cassazione) 
  • Drafting of court documents (claims, case notes, defences) 
  • Preliminary inquiries, the preparation of the defense (document analysis, meetings with the client, examination of the case, strategy) 
  • Participation in court hearings and all related tasks