World Law Alliance

WLA Global Labor & Employment Group

Advisory, Litigation & Transactional

Advisory, Litigation & Transactional

Cross-border labor and employment matters arise in many different business contexts and are often intertwined with issues of compliance, global mobility, data protection, immigration, compensation and benefits and corporate transactions.

Today’s diverse, mobile workforce is creating unprecedented challenges and opportunities for business leaders around the world. With lawyers in member law firms across the globe, WLA Global Labor & Employment Law Group has cultivated a varied and diverse blend of expertise, experience and local knowledge to help your company almost everywhere it does business.

Recruitment and hiring, drafting and negotiating employment contracts, agency and contractor arrangements, secondments, employee relations, works councils and unions, flexible working, diversity and equality, hours and pay, corporate governance, boardroom and senior executive issues, grievance handling, whistle-blowing and disciplinary issues.
Employee share and incentive plans, innovative remuneration structures, pensions and employee tax, ERISA, share plans and stock options.
Employment aspects of mergers, acquisitions, outsourcings, relocations and restructurings with extensive experience in the management of multi-jurisdictional projects. In countries where we do not have an office, we are experienced in coordinating and managing advice from locally qualified employment experts.
Extensive experience in contentious matters and dispute resolution including litigation, arbitration and mediation of employee claims including in respect of whistle-blowing, discrimination and equality, bonus disputes, protection of confidential information and restrictive covenants.
Business immigration advice in key jurisdictions.

Global Leadership

As the practice of law evolves through today's changing times, we've been able to grow along with it. Our services, ideas and solutions are touching far and wide. We credit our strength and endurance to a consistent approach to our global membership driven by its leaders.

Executive Committee

International Human Resources Law & Strategy Leader. Recognized by Who’s Who Legal as one of the top labor and employment thought leader lawyers in France for five consecutive years.

Working at the intersection of Business, Human Resources, and Law, Roselyn is a recognized insightful business advisor in HR legal matters to multi-national clients worldwide, particularly US & French based. Her key areas of expertise are transformations, transactions, restructuring, and managing day-to-day client needs, such as works councils and union matters, harassment, discrimination, whistle blowing, and litigation, and particularly, leading cross border project teams globally.

Roselyn S. Sands