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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: 28 MAY 2020

ESG for UK pension schemes: imminent deadlines and future changes

Pension scheme trustees are rightly focusing on key operational priorities during the current Covid-19 global health crisis – but it's important not to lose sight of a number of upcoming changes…

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Publications: 15 JUNE 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus and global employment law: key risks you need to be aware of – part 5

Allen & Overy’s Global Employment team held the fifth 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: 29 APRIL 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus and global employment law: key risks you need to be aware of – part 4

Allen & Overy’s Global Employment team held the fourth 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: 21 APRIL 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus: will workplace reintegration be more complex than the evacuation? Five key challenges employers need to consider

As attention turns to returning to the workplace, will reintegration be just as challenging, if not more so, than the evacuation? Here are the top five issues employers need to consider.

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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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