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Transactional employment law

Employment law due diligence. Transfer of undertakings. Restructuring by transfer. Reorganization processes. Design of new collectively agreed rules and regulations. Profit-sharing models. Post-merger integration.

Rationalisation and restructurings

Changes in plant operations. Whole or partial closure of operations. Outsourcing of activities. Staff reduction. Involvement of co-determination committees. Negotiation of balance of interests and social plans. Employment and placement companies. Voluntary service schemes. Collective Restructuring agreements. Short-time working. Negotiations with the Federal Employment Agency. Support during staff meetings. Prevention of strikes. Design of media work.

Optimisation of staff costs

Flexibility of remuneration and benefits. Change of tariff environment. Company collective agreements. In-house employment alliances. Working time models. Flexible personnel deployment. Pool concepts. Variable pay schemes. Wage curve regression.

Works constitution | personnel representation law

Co-determination matters. Negotiation of works / collective agreements. Guidance in works council / staff council elections. Rearrangements of co-determination structures. Provisional measures.

Day-to-day affairs of employment law

Employment contracts. Remuneration systems. Termination of employment contracts. Transfer of employees. Warnings. Part-time arrangements. Secondment issues. Non-compete obligations. Job references. Anti-discrimination issues. Specific employment law issues. Employee data protection.


Representation in the labour court. Representation in the European Court of Justice. Representation in conciliation committee proceedings. Pursuing test cases.

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