Jeppe Høyer Jørgensen – CV

Areas of expertise​

Employment law

Transfer of undertakings (TUPE). M&A-related employment and labour law, including outsourcing

Restructurings and mass dismissals, including assistance in cross-border restructurings

Employment and dismissal of executive officers and other managerial employees

Non-competition and non-solicitation clauses and other restrictive covenants

Incentive Schemes

Collective agreements and industrial relations

Civil servants and public labour law
Equal treatment and discriminatory dismissals

Languages

English and the Scandinavian languages

Education

McGill University, Montreal, Canada
1994-1995

Master of laws, University of Copenhagen
1996

Admitted to the bar law
1999

Admitted to appear before the High Courts,
2006

Publications

Danish Salaried Employees Law, 8th Edition (Karnov Group, 2014) – Dansk Funktionærret 8. udg. (Karnov Group, 2014)

Anti-competitive Acts by Employees, 1st Edition (Thomson, 2010) – Ansattes konkurrencehandlinger 1. udg. (Thomson, 2010)

The Danish Act on the Legal Status of Employees in connection with the Transfer of Undertakings, Official Commentary, 5th Edition (DJØF, 2009) – Lov om lønmodtageres retsstilling ved virksomhedsoverdragelse med kommentarer 5. udg. (DJØF, 2009) 

Also

HR Law – a commercial handbook (Forlaget Andersen) – HR Jura – en erhvervshåndbog (Forlaget Andersen)

HR Documents – a commercial handbook (Forlaget Andersen) – HR Dokumenter – en erhvervshåndbog (Forlaget Andersen)

Scope of Application for Section 1 of the Danish Marketing Practices Act in relation to Employees (The Danish weekly law reports, 2010) – Anvendelsesområdet for markedsføringslovens § 1 i forhold til ansatte (Ugeskrift for Retsvæsen, 2010)

Labour Disputes as Force Majeure (The Danish weekly law reports, 2008) – Arbejdsretlige konflikter som force majeure (Ugeskrift for Retsvæsen, 2008)

In addition, Jeppe actively lectures on seminars and classes directed at other employment lawyers within subjects relating to employment law, including on the Danish Act on Transfer of Undertakings (TUPE), privacy and data protection and HR/compliance, HR-policies and handbooks, HR and CSR mv.

Former

DLA Piper, attorney, partner (head of employment), 2014-2017

Hannes Snellman, specialist partner (head of employment), 2011-2014

Njord, associeret partner (head of employment), 2009-2011

Bech-Bruun, specialist attorney (labour and employment law), 1994-2009

Ratings

During a number of years Jeppe has been rated as being among the leading in the field by international rating agencies.

Legal 500: In 2014, Legal 500 recommended Jeppe for his “excellent industry knowledge and legal expertise” and in 2015 for his ”particular expertise in restructurings, transactional matters and disputes”, and he was also recommended in 2016, 2017 and 2018 as well as 2019.

Chambers and Partners: In 2014, Chambers and Partners mentioned Jeppe as “very easy to communicate with, and is highlighted by peers as a strong employment practitioner”, and in 2015, Jeppe was highlighted as “good at finding solutions.” I 2016 mentioned that “Jeppe Høyer Jørgensen of LETT Law Firm has extensive experience advising both domestic and multinational enterprises and groups on employment-related issues. In the words of clients: “He is pragmatic, fast to respond and business-oriented.” Jeppe was equally highlighted in 2017, 2018 and 2019 including as “experienced, pragmatic and solution-oriented”. 

In 2018, Jeppe was selected by his peers for inclusion in the Seventh Edition of The Best Lawyers in Denmark for your work in Labor and Employment Law.

Also recommended i Who’s Who Legal (WWL: Labour, Employment & Benefits 2019).

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