Jonas Enkegaard advises Danish and international enterprises, public authorities and organisations on all aspects of employment and labour law, both the relationship between the company and the individual employee and issues relating to collective agreements. He is specialised in employee relations in connection with corporate acquisitions, executive service agreements and in drafting agreements concerning employees’ employment conditions – including bonus schemes, employment contracts and severance agreements, etc.
Jonas also deals with issues relating to public employment and collective agreements, including the employment conditions of civil servants. He also advises on employment matters in connection with delegation of employees, including delegation contracts, choice of law rules, rules concerning social security and applications for work permits.
Jonas Enkegaard is editor and co-author of the book "Scandinavian Employment Law", and he is the author of a number of articles on employment law issues.
Jonas is mentioned in the following international legal directories:
Legal 500 - Employment (Recommended Lawyer)
Chambers - Employment
Jonas Enkegaard is a delight to work with. Prioritises needs of the client and excellent at helping in house counsel manage relationships with their internal stakeholders. Happy to go above and beyond and availability is excellent.
Legal 500, 2022
Jonas Enkegaard is a true partner to the business. He understands our business, is commercially savvy and is a great sparring partner. He responds to requests quickly and is strong in his risk assessment and advice
Jonas Enkegaard is extremely qualified in all aspects of employment law and able to reflect on the specific challenges our company has. When it is a tricky question that also involves other areas than employment law – he is the one to turn to
He has a deep knowledge of labour law and is very service-minded.
He has a good feel for the needs of the client and is approachable.
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Bill to amend the Share Options Act adopted
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