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Employment and Benefits

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 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.

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Publications: 02 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus and global employment law: the key risks you need to be aware of – part 2

Allen & Overy’s Global Employment team held the second in a series of calls on the major developments of interest when workforce planning in light of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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Publications: 26 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus and global employment law: the key risks you need to be aware of - part 1

Allen & Overy’s global employment team held a call on some of the major developments of interest concerning the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, and the spectrum of emerging policy and practice impacting employee relations.

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Publications: 06 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: 10 key points for effective contingency planning

Covid-19 coronavirus is at the top of the agenda for businesses globally, for good reason. Here are 10 key points to consider to ensure your business is fully prepared.

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Publications: 04 OCTOBER 2019

Outstanding performance by A&O in global M&A league tables

A&O has marked the end of Q3 2019 with an outstanding performance in the M&A league tables; the result of advising on a number of complex, high-value transactions in a wide range of sectors and markets, around our global network in 2019.

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With over 180 lawyers in 26 countries across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the U.S., Allen & Overy’s global Employment & Benefits group is one of the best-resourced global practices in its field. 

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