Schoenherr's labour & employment experts provide legal advice across CEE in all kinds of employment law matters, from the beginning through to the end of employment relationships.

"Schoenherr has built a strong reputation for employment law over recent years, and has very good business acumen."
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Our labour & employment team covers 12 jurisdictions in CEE and advises on all aspects of employment law from the beginning through to the end of the employment relationship, for both contentious and non-contentious matters.

It focuses on employment issues arising in the course of mergers and acquisitions, transfer of undertakings, workforce and management restructuring, domestic and cross-border transfer of employees, cross-border postings of employees, restructuring of businesses, downsizing and closure of production lines, employment tribunal litigation, workforce restructuring and related negotiations with employees, their representatives and trade unions, as well as general non-contentious employment advice.

our services

  • restructuring and reorganisation planning
  • transfer of undertakings
  • cross border posting of employees
  • contentious employment litigation
  • compensation structures (executive and non-executive)
  • management and employment contracts
  • pension plans
  • share ownership plans (including stock options)
  • tailor-made in-house client seminars
  • immigration
  • general non-contentious employment advice
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media coverage

17 November 2020



How the pandemic changed the reasons given by employers and employees for termination of employment contracts

In this article, managing attorney at law Mara Moga-Paler analyses the Romanian labour market over the first seven months of the Covid-19 pandemic, and focuses on how the new realities have changed the legal grounds for employment termination.


13 November 2020

czech republic


Czech Republic: Short-time work: Kurzarbeit – vision and current situation


10 November 2020


T.Artenie M.Moga-Paler

Romania: Amendments to fiscal legislation impacting employment relations

A series of fiscal measures were introduced in the Fiscal Code by Law No. 239/2020, amending and supplementing Law No. 227/2015 on the Fiscal Code.




LEXOLOGY Getting the Deal Through: Employment: International

Read through the Austrian answers to the labour & employment specific questions.

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our team

Meet our team of labour & employment lawyers across our offices in Central and Eastern Europe.

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