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Employment & Immigration

Employment Law is becoming more heavily regulated and therefore changes frequently. The member firms of SELA are recognised for their market leading employment and immigration practices and advise on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters. We work with our clients to combat legal challenges, protect their business assets and to help them meet their workforce objectives.

Integrated cross-border teams

New technology and global mobility has make workplace flexibility a must in this modern age and even greater attention is being given to employment overheads and labour challenges. By taking a client-centric approach, SELA provides pragmatic advice and solutions to clients on more than just general and strategic employment law matters or corporate transactional support. SELA works with HR and legal departments to provide employee training and updates on legislative changes, as well as advising on issues arising in corporate transactions and reorganisations. Our cross-border capabilities are particularly valued by multinational corporations looking to streamline their employment policies across the region and our experts help clients achieve consistency, cost savings and to identify and mitigate potential risks across the region. With team members specialising in highly regulated areas such as tax and financial services, our integrated offering meets our clients evolving needs.


Full Range of Service

SELA works with clients across all industry sectors, including automotive, financial services, insurance, pharmaceuticals, retail & consumer products, transport and telecom & technology. We offer a full range of employment services, including drafting and negotiating employment contracts, recruitment, developing HR policies, cross-border human resources and immigration matters, restructuring, redundancy and employment termination, outsourcing strategies and agreements, collective bargaining agreements, employment and restructuring disputes and general employment relations. Our employment team is fully integrated with our banking, corporate, dispute and real estate practices and regularly work together on large transactions.

What makes us different?

  • Regionally integrated teams of multi-disciplinary employment specialists
  • Value-added offering
  • Industry expertise

Don't take our word for it

  • Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners’ ‘proactive team’ advises on immigration, outsourcing, terminations and redundancies, disputes, and senior executive issues. – The Legal 500 2018, Employment
  • Dimitrov, Petrov & Co.: "They always reply promptly and provide excellent legal advice," reports another interviewee, adding: "Communication with the lawyers is very easy and friendly." – Chambers & Partners 2018, Employment
  • "Dimitrov, Petrov & Co.'s experts are knowledgeable, very fast and efficient."  – Chambers & Partners 2017, Employment 
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