Innangard is an international employment law alliance which brings together leading employment law specialists from around the world to collaborate on international and cross-border employment law and HR issues. Each firm is individually recognised in their own country for their expertise in labour and employment law issues.
Together we provide Global In-house Counsel and HR Professionals with expert support and know how in HR matters wherever they need it globally. We deliver strategic, user friendly legal and tactical advice for clients on HR issues around the world.
We also advise many US and Canadian law firms on their clients’ and also their own HR issues around the world. To allow us the freedom to work with any of those US and Canadian firms, Innangard does not have a North American member. We are able to provide advice in clear, concise English, as well as in other relevant business languages. We are also a learning alliance, helping to broaden the thinking on employment law around the world.
Innangard is a non-exclusive collaboration between the member firms. Our priority is to provide the best advice and seek the best legal and commercial outcomes for our clients.
Assisting businesses with international expansion, such as hiring issues, documentation and staff handbooks.
We help in the implementation of HR related compliance systems, new terms and policies, and training of staff around the world on such issues.
We assist in enforcing the employer’s rights in matters such as breaches of company policies and guidelines; dishonesty, and criminal and other breaches of the law which harm the employer. We offer good-practice recommendations and advice on matters of bullying and harassment in the workplace.
We give expert advice on issues such as performance appraisal, promotion, demotion, and employee personal grievances.
Our member firms’ advice extends to all issues of industrial relations, employee representation and collective bargaining law. We structure and negotiate collective agreements and shop agreements, service agreements and provide legal in all matters of employee co-determination.
We advise in redundancy and corporate restructuring situations and business transfers. We have particular experience in assisting in collective redundancies where it is indispensable to observe consultation processes with employee representation bodies.
We partner with our clients regarding the appointments and terminations of senior executive employees. We attach particular importance to understanding and assisting our clients' needs confidentiality, restrictive covenants and intellectual property clauses.
We provide expert assistance in employment law issues which arise in corporate transactions, whether it is a share sale or purchase, business transfer or other similar transaction. This involves risk analysis and strategic input on the employment/HR implications of the transaction, in particular with regard to Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) regulations (TUPE).
Based on our in-depth understanding of legal arguments and tactics, we provide pragmatic and sophisticated advice in discrimination and whistleblowing cases and litigation.
We provide resources on the law governing privacy and data protection. We offer comprehensive help in the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) especially regarding its employment aspects, e.g. surveillance and privacy at work.