Labour Law

We have been one of the recognized addresses in the field of labour law for a long time. We have acquired our expertise by consulting and representing employees and employers for years. Owing to the complexity and sensitivity of this subject area, considerations relating to labour law require specialists. We represent and advise our clients in both individual and collective labour law, i.e. in both litigation concerning employment relationships and conflicts relating to the law on labour relations at the workplace.

Our areas of expertise are as follows:

  • Labour law issues in connection with transactions, reorganization or restructuring, agreement of social plans
  • Transfer of undertakings
  • Drafting of contracts between the parties to collective bargaining agreements and advice
  • Conciliation board procedures
  • Negotiation and conclusion of works agreements
  • Issues affecting board members and managing directors
  • Advice in the context of industrial action
  • Support for day-to-day human resources work
  • Preparation of decisions to dismiss, advice regarding compliance with the formalities required to pronounce dismissal and conduct of proceedings for unfair dismissal
  • Compliance and data privacy
  • Temporary work via employment agencies
  • Drafting of employment contracts as well as termination and settlement agreements
  • Personnel-related measures such as transfer, integration etc.
  • Matters relating to certificates of employment
  • Pregnancy, maternity protection and parental leave
  • Restraints on competition
  • Elections to the works council