Lise Høy Falsner

Attorney-at-Law, Partner

Lise Høy Falsner is a partner and Co-Head of our Employment and Labour Law team.

Lise advises public, semi-public and privately owned businesses on employment and labour law. Due to her many years working in the office of the Legal Advisor to the Danish Government she has special expertise in advising the Government, regional authorities, local authorities and self-governing institutions, including universities. Lise also advises on public law, a field in which she has particular experience. 

Her vast experience with regard to litigation and arbitration proceedings makes Lise a much sought-after attorney in cases involving employment and labour law before the Danish High Court, the Danish Supreme Court, the Labour Court, the Civil Servants Court and before industrial arbitration tribunals.

Lise also advises on issues relating to civil servants and employees with similar conditions of employment, conducts legal investigations into employee matters and acts as an arbitrator in proceedings involving employment and labour law.

Lise has extensive lecturing experience and is a popular speaker at courses and conferences on employment law – in particular regarding employees who are subject to publicly regulated terms of employment.

Highlights

In the period 1997-2017 Lise was involved in several cases of general public importance before the Danish Supreme Court and the Danish High Court as well as industrial arbitration proceedings concerning the legal status of public-sector employees on behalf of public authorities.

  • Local authority - represented a local authority in a case of general public importance concerning alleged ageism before the Danish Eastern High Court (2017)
  • Business Academies - represented a Danish business academy in a case about limitation of actions before the District Court and then before the Danish Eastern High Court (2017)
  • Vocational schools - represented several vocational schools in cases before the Danish Board of Equal Treatment, among others, about alleged violation of the Danish Act on Prohibition of Discrimination in the Labour Market (2015-2019)
  • The Danish Act on the Transfer of Undertakings and calls for tenders - a case before the Danish Eastern High Court about the liability of the contracting entity in connection with outsourcing (2016)
  • The Danish Supreme Court - a case before the Danish Supreme Court about equal treatment and the employer's access to employees' emails (2015)
  • The Danish Civil Servants' Court - cases about rules on the classification of civil servants (2015 and 2016)
  • University - represented universities in a case before the Danish High Court about the dismissal of an employee working under a supported employment arrangement (2018)
  • Private businesses - represented private businesses in a large number of legal proceedings and arbitration proceedings on employment law during the period 2011-2020

Ratings

  • Lise Høy Falsner is listed as a recommended expert with respect to Labour & Employment (2020)

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    Lise Høy Falsner is recommended as regards Employment by Legal 500 (2020)

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    Lise Høy Falsner is recommended as regards Employment (2019) 

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    Lise Høy Falsner 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) 

  • Lise Høy Falsner is listed as an expert with respect to Labour, Employment & Benefits. (2017)

  • Lise Høy Falsner is listed as an expert with respect to Labour, Employment & Benefits - Labour & Employment. (2016)
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