The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of employment and labour law across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about the current issues affecting employment and labour in a particular country and addresses topics such as the termination of employment, procedures, protection for workers, compensation as well as insight and opinion on the most common difficulties employers face and any upcoming legal changes planned for their respective country.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Nicola Rabson of Linklaters.

5th Edition | Published: March 2021

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Australia

People + Culture Strategies

Austria

BLS Rechtsanwälte Boller Langhammer Schubert GmbH

Bahrain

Hassan Radhi & Associates

Canada

Deloitte Legal Canada LLP

Chile

PORZIO ∙ RIOS ∙ GARCIA

China

River Delta Law Firm

Croatia

Macesic & Partners LLC

Denmark

Skau Reipurth & Partnere

Egypt

Al Tamimi & Company

France

Chassany Watrelot Associés

Germany

Seitz Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater

Greece

Andersen Legal in Greece – Pistiolis Triantafyllos & Associates Law Firm

India

Trilegal

Indonesia

ABNR Counsellors at Law

Italy

Grimaldi Studio Legale

Japan

TMI Associates

Malta

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Mexico

Sánchez Devanny

Monaco

ZABALDANO AVOCATS

New Zealand

Hesketh Henry

Norway

Kluge Advokatfirma AS

Philippines

Villaraza & Angangco (V&A Law)

Romania

Suciu | The Employment Law Firm

Saudi Arabia

Addleshaw Goddard

Singapore

Drew & Napier LLC

Sweden

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB

Switzerland

Lenz & Staehelin

Taiwan

K&L Gates

Thailand

R & T Asia (Thailand) Limited

The Netherlands

ACG International

United Kingdom

Linklaters LLP

United States

Shawe Rosenthal LLP