Areas of Practice

Areas of Practice

The main focuses of our employment law and service contract activities are:
  • Draft, review and negotiation of employment contracts and service contracts (executives employees, managing directors, management board, supervisory board)
  • Termination of employment and service contract relationships (strategic advice, risk assessment, negotiations, defending against unfair dismissal in court)
  • Litigation in case of breach of contract, termination, relocation, change-of-control, discrimination, sexual harassment
  • Remuneration issues e.g. contested bonus compensation
  • Negotiating and avoiding non-competition clauses in complex situations
  • Executives' personal liabilities for breach of contract and misconduct
  • Violation of contract disputes and contractual penalties
  • Foreign assignment and return, as well as relocation
  • Cross-border employment issues
  • Early retirement, pension and benefits
  • Company pension schemes
  • Part-time employment prior to retirement
  • Age discrimination
  • Employment law for chief and senior physicians & hospitals in general

Sectors

Our recent clients include board members, managers and executives in the following sectors:
  • Banks and insurance industry
  • IT and telecommunication companies
  • Public Health Service/Healthcare
  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Metal working industry
  • Chemical industry
  • Automotive industry and suppliers
  • Retail
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Research institutes