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Labora Legal, Signe Renée West, Copenhagen, DENMARK

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Signe Renée West

Work +45 26 59 69 89
Labora Legal

Work Department

Labour and Employment




Signe has been advising companies, boards and managers in employment and labour law for 17 years commencing her career in Denmark’s largest employers’ association (DI) and for the past 15 years from some of Denmark’s largest law firms.

Having had her focus especially on large M&A transactions her knowledge on transfers of employees, re-organizations and incentive programs are second to none. Signe enjoys providing legal advice always with a business-oriented focus on all matters relating to employees, HR and Data Privacy. Her client base consists mainly of large multi-national and several listed companies, however Signe also enjoys assisting small and middle-size companies.

Signe is highly recognized among peers as well as having been ranked by Legal500 for her expertise in employment law and by other sources as one of the most active and experienced attorneys within M&A in Denmark.


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), European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA) and IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals).


Bachelor and Master of Law, University of Copenhagen 2001

LL.M, The University of British Columbia, 2000



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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