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Labora Legal, Jeppe Høyer Jørgensen, Copenhagen, DENMARK

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Jeppe Høyer Jørgensen

Work +45 30 10 39 23
Labora Legal

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Labour and Employment, Litigation and Arbitration




Jeppe is specialized in employment and labour law with 20 years + experience. He joined Labora Legal in March 2017 after having served as head of employment in Hannes Snellman and LETT Law Firm (now: DLA Piper) for app. 10 years.

For a number of years, Jeppe has been recognized as a leading specialist by peers and an often-used key advisor for high-profile clients in Denmark including companies listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange.

Jeppe has extensive experience as a litigator and as appointed arbitrator and has litigated several leading and high-profile cases before the Danish courts.

Moreover, Jeppe has a wide reaching international network of leading foreign employment law specialists.

Jeppe is co-author of the official commentary to the Danish Transfer of Undertakings Act and of the book “Competitive action by Employees” from 2011, which is often cited by the Danish Supreme Court.


Scandinavian, English


Member of the Danish Bar Association (Advokatsamfundet), Danish Labour Law Association (Dansk Forening for Arbejdsret), Danish Association of Employment Law Attorneys (Danske Ansættelsesretsadvokater) and European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA).


Bachelor and Master of Law, University of Copenhagen, 1996

LL.M, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1994-1995



Within: Employment

Employment boutique Labora Legal attracts praise for 'knowing the market and labour law matters in detail', and clients single out Jeppe Høyer Jørgensen, who 'understands the law and the practical needs of his clients and considers their circumstances and field of business'. Recent highlights include Jørgensen advising Teva on the employment elements of its restructuring, Tina Reissmann acting for Colgate Palmolive on its reorganisation including the termination of multiple senior managers, and financial services and real estate sector expert Anne Kathrine Schøn assisting Ejendomsinvest with the dismissal of an employee who was using his role to promote personal business activities. Other key names include Catrine Søndergaard Byrne, who focuses on data protection and GDPR compliance; and Signe Renée West, who is highly skilled in the employment aspects of M&A transactions.

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