The employment team covers all aspects of individual and collective labour law including advice in transaction and restructuring across all sectors.

              To find out more about our global legal services please visit our global site

              Our service offering in the area of employment includes:

              • Drafting/ Reviewing of employment agreements and related documents
              • Support in negotiations with works councils and draft of shop agreements
              • Advising on pre-merger aspects of a transaction (such as negotiations with works councils regarding a reconciliation of interests and a social plan)
              • Advice regarding transfer of operations (Sec. 613a GCC)
              • Drafting/ Reviewing of the employment law part of an SPA/APA
              • Post-merger advisory, day-to-day assistance in employment law including representation before labor courts in Germany, restructuring and mass redundancies.

              "We have built a fantastic relationship with the DWF experienced German law team over the years. The team provide invaluable support for us and our international clients when navigating complex German employment law matters. DWF take the time to understand our business and our clients ensuring that any guidance provided is pragmatic and commercially focussed."
              Leading International Advisory Firm

              "The DWF Employment team is a very professional, reliable and supportive partner, not only on Employment matters, they are also helpful when it comes to general policy and procedure issues. Whatever problem you have, you can be assured that the DWF Employment team will take it seriously and find the best possible solution for you and your corporation. We are pleased to have the DWF Team on our side."
              Agency for Marketing and Communication

              Thorsten Kühnel

              • Senior Associate

              Dr. Matthias Hinz

              • Senior Associate // Certified Attorney for Employment Law

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