Our Employment expertise

We advise publicly listed and private companies, financial institutions, executive employees and directors on all aspects of employment law from recruitment and contract negotiation to termination, including related fiscal, compensation, health & safety, pension and social insurance law matters. We also advise on data protection, on the employment issues arising in corporate transactions and in the context of internal investigations. We partner with our clients to find pragmatic, effective solutions which take into account the commercial context in which they operate.

We integrate the expertise of specialists from other practices across the firm, including in particular our Corporate/M&A, Technology, Tax and Dispute Resolution teams, to provide innovative, tailored and effective advice to our clients.


  • Advising Sportradar AG and the major selling-holders on Swiss employment law aspects in the context of the EUR 2.1 billion sale of Sportradar AG to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Silicon Valley-based growth equity firm TCV
  • Advising Finastra on employment law aspects, including employment law due diligence, the transfer of employees and related pension fund matters, in the context of the acquisition of Olfa Soft SA and its cutting edge FX e-trading platform for banks and financial institutions
  • Advising CRH plc on employment law matters in the context of the sale of its European distribution business to private equity funds managed by Blackstone

Deals & Cases


Allurity completes acquisition of SECURIX

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Cinerius Financial Partners invests in Entrepreneur Partners

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Affidea completes acquisition of Plastic Surgery Group after successful acquisition of Brust-Zentrum Z…

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Awards & Rankings


NKF ranked top-tier firm in nine practice areas by The Legal 500 EMEA

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NKF ranked multiple times band 1 by Chambers Europe 2023

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NKF recognised as leading Swiss law firm by Leaders League

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Newsletters & Alerts


Aktuelles aus dem Arbeitsrecht

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Coronavirus COVID-19: Employment Law: Short Time Work and Compensation for Loss of Earnings

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Coronavirus COVID-19: Legal issues

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Getting The Deal Through: Swiss M&A – Labour and Employment 2021

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Die VegüV in Kollision mit ausländischem Arbeitsrecht

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Getting The Deal Through: Swiss M&A – Labour and Employment 2020

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Speaking Engagements


Update to circular 37 relating to taxation of employees shares

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Aktuelle Rechtsfragen rund um den Bonus

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