Tina Reissmann – CV

Areas of expertise​

Restructurings and collective redundancies

Employment and dismissal of managing directors and other executive employees

International collaboration on general employment law issues as well as establishment, restructuring and closing down of Danish activities

Discrimination and equal treatment

Restrictive covenants

Incentive Schemes


English and the Scandinavian languages


Master of laws, University of Copenhagen

Admitted to the bar law

Admitted to appear before the Supreme Court


Has had a right to appear before the Danish Supreme Court for more than 20 years with a number of leading cases

Extensive litigation experience
Acts as an arbitrator and is a substitute member of the Danish Labour Court, appointed by the Danish Minister for Employment

Gives lectures on employment law issues at seminars and conferences in Denmark and abroad


Plesner Law Firm, Attorney-at-Law, Partner


Tina Reissmann has through numerous years been listed as a leading individual (Band 1) as regards Employment in Chambers Europe, Legal 500 (“Hall of Fame” efter 7 år i Band 1), Who’s Who Legal and listed as an expert with Women in Business Law and the Best Lawyers in Denmark.

Tina Reissmann is noted by clients for being a “very experienced employment law specialist with a good track record.” “She finds balanced solutions,” states one source, while another reports: “She brings big-picture thinking into the conversation in terms of the parties’ commercial interests and personal objectives.” Reissmann advises on the termination of executives’ contracts and the negotiation of new contracts for managers. She also handles collective dismissals (Chambers 2019).

Tina Reissmann is a highly experienced and versatile employment lawyer with strong expertise in labour disputes, including relationships with executives and collective dismissals. “She is an experienced litigator,” a source says, while another describes her as “extremely pragmatic. ” (Chambers 2018).

One of the best employment lawyers, Tina Reissmann, who joined Labora Legal in December 2016, assisted McDonald, Denmark with the employment aspect of the set-up of a new franchise structure (Legal 500 2018).

Tina Reissmann is a “thought leader” in the field and “meticulous” in her work (Who’s Who Legal 2019).