Henriette Stakemann is a partner and Co-Head of both our Employment and Labour Law team and our Operational Compliance team.
Henriette specialises in the corporate aspects of employment law, where she has a deep insight into the transactional and corporate aspects related to the top management, including extensive experience within contract matters and remuneration schemes in the financial sector.
She has vast experience in advising on the structuring, drafting and implementation of cash- and share-based incentive programmes in both listed and private companies, both in Denmark and globally. Due to her extensive experience in Corporate M&A, and her experience from advising private equity funds, Henriette has particular expertise in the employment law aspects of transactions in connection with acquisitions, sales, IPOs and restructurings.
Further, Henriette advises both Danish and international undertakings with the structuring and implementation of compliance programmes in a wide range of fields as well as with internal investigations with a particular focus on employment law aspects. Moreover, Henriette advises professional partnerships on organisational and structural matters as well as on partnership matters.
Henriette has a large international network and collaborates regularly with foreign colleagues on international projects relating to transactions and incentive programmes across borders.
Henriette Stakemann is listed as a thought leader with respect to Labour & Employment and a recommended expert with respect to Pension & Benefits (2020)
Henriette Stakemann is recommended as regards Employment by Legal 500 (2020)
Henriette Stakemann is ranked as a leading individual as regards Employment. Henriette Stakemann handles M&A-related employment matters, employment restructurings and labour law disputes. Clients say: "She is brilliant. She understands her client's needs when giving advice and is very good at putting it into context, responding quickly and being proactive." Others stress that she is "pleasant to work with and has a unique understanding of the commercial aspects of cases." (2020)
Henriette Stakemann is ranked as a leading individual as regards Employment. Clients say that Henriette Stakemann is "straightforward, effective and accessible." "She has a sense of what matters and what does not," says another interviewee, adding: "She looks for a compromise." Henriette Stakemann advises on a wide range of employment law issues, including transfers of employees through outsourcing agreements or reorganisations. She also assists with collective dismissals linked to divestments. (2019)
Henriette Stakemann is recommended as regards Employment. "Group co-head Henriette Stakemann is an expert in cross-border transactions and incentive programmes" (2019)
Henriette Stakemann is recommented as regards Labour & Employment (Thought Leader) and Pensions & Benefits (Global Leader) (2019)
Henriette Stakemann is ranked as a leading individual as regards Employment. Head of department Henriette Stakemann is a well-known specialist advising clients on employment matters connected with M&A transactions as well as incentive programs. Sources note her pragmatic approach. (2018)
Henriette Stakemann is recommended as regards Employment. Under the joint leadership of "very skilled" Henriette Stakemann and "sharp and pragmatic" Lise Høy Falsner, Plesner handles the employment aspects of transactions, as well as incentive schemes, collective redundancies and terminations. (2018)
Henriette Stakemann is listed as an expert with respect to Labour, Employment & Benefits. (2017)
Stakemann is listed as a leading individual as regards Employment. Head of department Henriette Stakemann has a background in M&A and frequently assists with employment aspects of corporate transactions. She also offers advice on executive incentives such as equity compensation plans, share option schemes and bonuses. Clients say she is "extremely commercial" and offers "very strong support in transactions". (2017)
Henriette Stakemann is recommended as regards Employment. (2017)
Henriette Stakemann is ranked as leading individual as regards employment. Henriette focuses mainly on employment conditions for managers and executives in listed and unlisted companies. (2016)
Henriette Stakemann is recommended as regards Employment. Henriette Stakemann is "hardworking". (2016)