Employee benefits and executive compensation

Our employee benefits and executive compensation lawyers are skilled at advising on legal issues including all types of short-term and long-term incentive schemes and arrangements for companies around the world.

"Well-regarded team of practitioners who advise multinational companies on a variety of areas in relation to employee benefits and executive compensation." Chambers USA, 2020

Our team provides domestic and cross-border legal advice on employee benefit and compensation matters, ensuring that clients’ employee remuneration and incentive arrangements are tax-efficient, meet all regulatory requirements, adhere to international principles of corporate governance and are consistent with best practices.

We build long-term relationships with our clients, working closely with them from initial start-up through to management buy-outs, sales, mergers, acquisitions and exits. This means we can assist our clients design and implement tax-efficient structures for both private and listed companies at every stage of their lifecycle.

Clients benefit from our clear legal guidance on the corporate and shareholder aspects of employee bonus and share incentive schemes, with a particular focus on institutional investors. We also assist clients to successfully navigate the evolving and increasingly complex global and cross-border regulatory, compliance and legal issues associated with employing individuals through global employment companies.

Our areas of work include

  • Benefit plans
  • Corporate transactions
  • Employee share schemes and bonus arrangements
  • Executive compensation
  • Tax issues

Awards and accolades

  • Chambers USA, Texas: Houston and Surrounds: Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, Chambers and Partners, 2020
  • Chambers USA, Texas: Labor and Employment, Chambers and Partners, 2020


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