Rasmus Høj Christensen

Attorney-at-Law, Senior Counsel

Rasmus Høj Christensen is a senior counsel in our Employment and Labour Law team, providing advice to Danish and international businesses.

His main area of expertise is to provide advisory services on employee issues in connection with M&A, outsourcing and restructurings and to inform and consult employees in such contexts.

Rasmus has for instance advised clients on issues relating to employees in connection with various large-scale outsourcing projects, in which project management and negotiation of commercial terms play a key role. Moreover, Rasmus assists with advice on employment law aspects associated with classic M&A transactions, particularly in relation to terms and conditions of employment for CEOs and other senior executives as well as transaction-based incentive schemes.

Finally, Rasmus takes an international approach to business closures and is a highly experienced advisor to international groups in connection with the shutdown of their Danish-based activities.

Highlights

  • Danske Bank - employment law assistance in connection with the company's conclusion of first generation multinational IFM agreement with ISS
  • General Atlantic LLC - employment law assistance in connection with the company's investment in Joe & The Juice, including assistance in regard to incentive programmes and other management issues
  • Dansikring Direct A/S (subsidiary of Verisure Holding AB) - employment law assistance in connection with the company's acquisition of Falck's alarm portfolio in Denmark and Norway, including assistance in regard to transfer of employees, renunciation of collective agreements and collective redundancies
  • PenSam A/S - employment law assistance in connection with the company's conclusion of second generation IT outsourcing agreement with KMD A/S
  • Axel Springer AG (and subsidiary @Leisure Holding B.V.) - employment law assistance in connection with the company's takeover of all shares in Land & Leisure, including assistance in regard to management issues and the establishment of incentive programme
  • KLOX Technologies Inc. - employment law assistance in connection with the company's entering into of a joint venture with Leo Pharma, whereby the jointly-owned company FB Dermatology was established, including assistance in regard to transfer of employees, both in Denmark and throughout Europe, to FB Dermatology
  • Listed financial services company - employment law assistance in connection with the company's conclusion of first generation facility management agreement with ISS Facility Services
  • Listed financial services company - employment law assistance in connection with the company's conclusion of first generation IT outsourcing agreement with IBM Denmark

Ratings

  • Rasmus Høj Christensen is recommended and listed as a "Rising star" as regards Employment (2021)

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    Rasmus Høj Christensen is ranked as Up and Coming as regards Employment. Rasmus Høj Christensen enters the rankings on the back of extensive market support. He assists clients with issues such as management incentive programmes and harmonisation processes. Clients note that "he can work in a fast-pace environment, he understands complex situations and always guides his clients to good solutions." (2021)
  • Rasmus Høj Christensen is listed as a recommended expert with respect to Labour & Employment (2020)

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