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Employment and Benefits

With over 200 lawyers across 26 countries, Allen & Overy's global Employment and Benefits team has international reach alongside deep knowledge of local markets and regulations. Our experts work together regularly on litigation, advisory matters, cross-border restructures and strategic project-based work.

Our experienced and highly regarded employment, incentives and pensions specialists take an 'Employment and Benefits-plus' approach. We work and train with other teams – including Regulatory, Corporate, IP and Data protection – and we layer this additional knowledge onto our own so that the advice we give is always holistic.

Employment and benefits law is fast-paced but we do not wait for a market viewwe lead the way. We produce market surveys and share insights on topical issues that are impacting global businesses to keep our clients abreast of the very latest legal developments and market practice.

News and insights

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Publications: 23 January 2023

Employment law horizon scanning in 2023

Thursday 2 February 2023, 12.30pm-1.30pm.

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Publications: 10 January 2023

The key to unlocking a successful trade secrets strategy

Having the right procedures in place can avert breaches of sensitive information—and be crucial in case of emergencies.

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Publications: 12 January 2022

What are technology investors doing to retain and incentivise key personnel in their acquisitions?

With many technology companies using transactions to acquire talented people, as well as products and services, it is no surprise that employment issues are at the top of their due diligence agendas.

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Publications: 21 December 2021

Cross-border survey - Formalising home and mobile work arrangements: FAQs in ten jurisdictions

The Covid-19 pandemic has shifted views on whether work can be done effectively outside the workplace, prompting many employers to consider allowing home working or mobile working on a more permanent…

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Navigating Workplace Culture in a New Era

Few issues have risen to prominence as rapidly as workplace culture.  While a healthy corporate culture may always have been aspirational, we are now in a new era. Priorities have shifted.

Pensions in Dispute

Key regulatory topics

Welcome to our quarterly pensions litigation briefing, designed to help pensions managers identify key risks in scheme administration, and trustees update their knowledge and understanding.

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