Labour Law

LTA represents and advises national and international clients across the spectrum of employment, labour and social security matters, including hiring and termination of managers and managerial level employees, structuring of employee contracts in the context of large international groups, draft of severance and settlement agreements, non-competition agreements and restrictive covenants, implementation of collective lay-offs and restructurings, structuring of incentive and stock option plans, development of compensation policies, draft of employment policies and guidance on their application, negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, union information and consultation procedures, draft of employment, consulting, free lance contracts, directorship agreements individual and group transfers. In addition, the firm advises employers on compliance issues under various labour and employment laws, helping clients to conform their workplace practices and procedures to local law.


Specific areas of focus include:


  • Model employment contracts and service agreements for each jurisdiction
  • Drafting of MBO and stock option plans.
  • Drafting of staff management manuals for subsidiaries and secondary branches and offices, with a view to conform local procedures to the business policies of their offices in other countries worldwide and the relevant local legal frameworks.
  • Employment aspects of business critical incidents such as competition authority investigations and treatment of implicated employees.
  • International secondments.
  • Employment policies ranging from performance, sickness and misconduct procedures to maternity and parental leave schemes.
  • Individual and collective representation in connection with suspension and termination of employment.
  • Employment litigation in the high court, county court and employment tribunal.
  • Assistance in connection with compulsory employment proceedings involving persons belonging to protected categories.
  • International employment issues including dual contracts.
  • Executive remuneration and corporate governance.
  • Assistance in connection with solidarity agreements aimed at avoiding the suspension or termination of employment of workers.
  • Advice on pension law and pension funds regulations.