We advise companies in a focused way on all aspects of Labor Law, both in the area of individual Labor Law and collective Labor Law. We support clients in dealing with works committees and employees, both in the drafting of employment contracts, sales agreements, and severance agreements. We also advise on the preparation of employment termination and lead dismissal protection processes.
In addition, we also provide Employment Law advice in transactional matters. We also represent our clients in conciliation negotiations with the works committees (particularly “Sozialplan”), collective bargaining on salaries, etc.
We also represent directors, managers, and senior staff in all Labor Law issues.
One of the core competencies of the firm lies in the monitoring and resolution of shareholder disputes. In addition, we provide comprehensive advice on the drawing-up of social contracts, shareholder agreements, company agreements and pool solutions, and preparation for shareholders’ and general meetings. Another core competency is in the area of corporate transactions. Here we regularly counsel both buyers and sellers in comprehensive asset and share deals, including associated due diligence examinations. We are also engaged in extensive post-M & A disputes.
We provide comprehensive advice on the CISG, the Law on Commercial Agents, the Law on Commercial Trading, as in the Law on Freight Forwarding and Transportation, as well as in the design of contracts between enterprises, supply relations, framework agreements, and sales structures of various kinds, as well as on law enforcement.
Advice and representation in all areas of Labor Law, in particular long-term experience in Collective Labor Law (operating agreements, restructuring, and M & A, including balance of interests/ “Sozialplan” with conciliation), compliance and occupational old-age pensions, advice to and representation of companies / directors and managers.
Representation and advice in German and English.