We have a holistic view of employment and benefits issues locally and cross-border.

Recognised as one of the market’s top Employment and Benefits practices, we provide our clients with the very best, practical, robust and packaged advice. Our experienced and highly-regarded specialists in employment, incentives and pensions work closely together, and with our market-leading corporate, regulatory and litigation practices, so that we offer a full-service and truly integrated approach.

With over 180 lawyers in 26 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the U.S., our global practice is one of the best-resourced practices in its field. Our multi-jurisdictional capabilities have been consistently endorsed and highly-ranked in the Legal Directories and are described as “outstanding” in the latest edition of Chambers Global. Many of our local practices have top-tier rankings in their jurisdictions, and partners and associates who are individually recognised as leaders in their field.

Our offering includes a range of innovative tools and services to help meet clients’ needs on HR-related matters, such as bespoke training, cross-border guides, regular legal bulletins and other value-added services.

Allen & Overy LLP

At a time of significant change in the legal industry, we are determined to continue leading the market as we have done throughout our 87-year history.

To support our clients’ international strategies, we have built a truly global network now spanning 44 offices in 31 countries. We have also developed strong ties with relationship law firms in over 100 countries where we do not have a presence. This network makes us one of the largest and most connected law firms in the world, with a global reach and local depth that is simply unrivalled.

Global coverage in today’s market does not simply mean having offices in important cities around the world. For us, it means combining our international resources and sector expertise to work on cross-border transactions directly in the markets and regions important to our clients.

“Premier employment group with an enviable reputation for the service it provides to major players in the financial services and media sectors. The team remains at the forefront of hot button issues including data protection, privacy and whistle-blowing. Continues to be called upon by its high-profile employer client base to advise on business-critical issues, including a wealth of recent work relating to the enforcement of restrictive covenants following executive departures.”
Chambers & Partners, 2017