People are at the heart of any cross-border investment. They feature naturally in decisions about foreign direct investments or multinational projects. In an international setting, people and employment relationships are particularly complex.

We understand the challenges of international human resources management and have developed tools to limit risks respecting the needs of each client. Our experience in international employment law helps companies to maximise executive effectiveness from an administrative, employment law, tax and social security point of view.

At Rödl & Partner our services in the area of human resources and employment law regularly include:

  • drafting employment contracts for senior executives, standard employment contracts for staff members worldwide
  • post-term restrictive covenants, confidentiality, non-competition issues
  • assignment of employees, international expatriate consulting, employment law, social security and tax planning
  • benefits and compensation, pension schemes and their employment, tax and social security treatment, employee participation programmes, stock options
  • visas, work permits, immigration for international organisations
  • labour relations, consultation with employee representatives, collective bargaining, European Works Council, trade unions,
  • termination of employment, separation agreements
  • restructuring, closing production sites and sales offices, layoffs
  • design and worldwide implementation of workplace policies (handbooks)
  • employment litigation