Fine Law is offering corporate clients experienced and cost-effective legal representation concerning all aspects of employment-related legal matters. Our clients benefit from the strength of our team, in both traditional labor matters and employment litigation.
A key goal of our firm is to identify potential problems and provide strategic advice and innovative legal services necessary to help employers minimize litigation risk through effective workplace strategies.
We represent clients in all types of labor and employment matters and provide them with appropriate and measured counsel aimed at minimizing, if not eliminating, costly legal actions.
Assisting a multinational business process outsourcing company (BPO) in relation to various day-to-day employment aspects regarding: organization of working time, breach of confidentiality and non-compete clause by employees, annual leave scheduling and prescription of right, advising and conducting a large number of disciplinary investigations, drafting policy on employees’ professional assessment.
Assisting the shared services centre of Top 3 international logistic company with respect to various employment matters concerning secondment arrangements, our work included establishing a strategy, drafting procedure and supporting documentation, training of HR practitioners in relation to the project.
Successfully assisting a multinational electronics company with Group reorganization at European level. Our work included participation to task force of the project, drafting and amending the reorganization plan at the Group level, drafting and implementation of the Group reorganization plan concerning Romanian operations, including, but limited to drafting required documentation and direct involvement in employment termination of the affected personnel.
Providing labour law advice to a top company acting in education field. Our work included full comprehensive due diligence on all employment aspects; implementation of recommended remedies derived from the due diligence report, which included: redrafting the template of labour contract, drafting missing job descriptions and redrafting existing job descriptions, drafting the organizational chart, drafting internal rules, drafting procedures related to misconduct and non-performance investigations and related templates, organizing elections for employees representatives and drafting procedure and regulation for employees’ representatives activity, and assisting the client in drafting and negotiations of the collective bargaining agreement.
Legal representation of a major capital market institution with regard to an alleged breach of the Romanian Labour Code, pertaining to reorganization followed by jobs cancellation.
Assisting a major European fashion retailer with respect to various employment matters, including: assistance and representation before Local Labour Office (“ITM”) in several investigations made by the above mentioned; advising and assisting the client with regards with the measures imposed by ITM; redrafting the internal rules and compliance check of the Group policy with Romanian legislation; drafting procedure and related documentation to address employee non-performance; in-house training to store managers, addressing misconduct and non-performance of an employee.
Assisting a top European fashion retailer in two cases related to discrimination and harassment. Our work included analysing the cases and mitigation of it. In addition, we advised on legal requirements that an employer must meet to avoid liability and incidents of discrimination and harassment, and we provided discrimination training to avoid workplace harassment.
Advising an USA software developer for pharmaceutical trials, in various labour law related matters, such as: harmonizing local internal rules with the parent company employee handbook, drafting template individual labour contract, review of job descriptions and redrafting for the purpose to comply with law requirements, advising on working hours structure.
Advising an USA software developer in data protection matters with regards to company’s personnel.
Advising an international software developer with regards to a mechanism of collaboration between the company and several Romanian software programmers and drafting related contracts.
Assisted an ice-cream producer in relation to a large collective dismissal and the restructuring of the client’s operations.
Reviewing the handbook and other HR rules of a major multinational company, including to advise on employees’ representative election and drafting and negotiating the collective bargaining agreement.
Drafting stock-option plan for a local mill and bakery producer.
Assistance of various clients in internal wrong doing investigations.
Drafting and negotiating various collective bargaining agreements.