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Helen Levendi is an associate in the Firm's London Employment, Compensation & Benefits Team.
Helen specialises in advising international and domestic clients on various aspects of employment law globally, in both contentious and non-contentious matters, including advising on employment contracts and executive service agreements, consultancy and secondment arrangements, board appointments, executive compensation, issues on recruitment and termination of employment, outsourcing arrangements, large scale restructuring and redundancy procedures, team moves and restrictive covenants and employment tribunal litigation.
Helen also has extensive multi-jurisdictional transaction experience, acting for buyers, sellers and lenders on private equity and corporate transactions, including advising on associated TUPE/employee transfer issues, consultation with trade unions and works councils and collective redundancy issues.
HgCapital on the employment and benefits aspects of its acquisitions of The Foundry TopCo Ltd and Kinapse Limited.
Advising in connection with the hiring of senior executives and changes in management teams of various PE owned portfolio companies.
LINE Corporation, on the employment and benefits aspects of its acquisition of the global MixRadio business of Microsoft Mobile Oy. This included advising on the implications of the transaction for employees in 16 countries.
Providing ongoing employment assistance to MixRadio Limited (following its acquisition by LINE Corporation) on day-to-day employment matters, including preparing new contracts of employment and consultancy agreements, engaging agency workers and large scale redundancy processes.
BUPA on the employment aspects of its acquisition of Oasis Healthcare.
Amazon and Deutsche Bank in connection with global outsourcing arrangements.
Mediobanca on an ongoing basis in connection with day-to-day employment matters.
Developments in shared parental leave pay in the UK, White & Case Client Insight, October 2016
Dealing with the employment aspects of an investigation, Employment Law Journal, June 2013
Forfeiture, penalty and repudiation: terminating the employment of highly paid employees, White & Case Client Insight, January 2013
Holiday pay: carry over or "use it or lose it", White & Case Client Insight, September 2012, and Tolley's Employment Law Newsletter, October 2012
New rights for agency workers, White & Case Client Insight, September 2011
TUPE Developments for Service Providers – Key Case Law of 2009 and 2010, White & Case Client Insight, March 2011