With around 65 specialised lawyers, BEITEN BURKHARDT has one of the largest labour and employment law teams in Germany. Our experts are also ready to assist you internationally - in China and Russia.
We provide legal advice to companies from all sectors on all areas of labour law. In Germany, we advise companies on on-going individual labour law matters (“from the beginning until the end of the employment relationship”), on works constitution law and on collective bargaining issues. We are proven experts for restructuring measures and have considerable know-how in transaction-related labour law. We involve lawyers from other areas of law, as necessary, to develop integrated solutions.
Our experts in the field of Labour Law are recommended.
BEITEN BURKHARDT is awarded as "TOP Law Firm 2020" in the field of labour and employment law
"Very good expertise in individual and collective employment law.", "Good, sustainable and creative ideas to implement the employer practice.", "Very high practicality of solutions which exactly respond to the client’s distinct issues."
(Legal 500 Germany 2020, Legal 500 EMEA 2020)
“They respond quickly and efficiently to the demands of our organisation and produce ready-to-use advice.”,“Impressive legal skills, they are very fast and thorough”, “Very clear communication, especially about the risks of different approaches.”
(Chambers Europe 2020)
"Our experts in the field of Labour Law are recommended".
"Providing an excellent service’, BEITEN BURKHARDT’s ‘strong’ team has ‘extensive knowledge and very broad experience in employment law’ and is also praised for ‘understanding the practical needs of businesses".
(Legal 500 EMEA 2019)
"BEITEN BURKHARDT's Labour & Employment Law team is very strong and renders "an outstanding service", has "excellent knowledge and extraordinarily considerable experience in labour law" and has "a deep understanding of the practical requirements of business Enterprises".
(Legal 500 Germany 2019)
"Strengths: Clients stress that the team "has outstanding expertise in collective and individual labour law, and offers concise solutions."
According to other clients, the team's lawyers are "real experts for pensions topics."
(Chambers Europe 2018)
“Strengths: complex restructuring projects, occupational pensions and sector expertise in the media and health sectors.”
(JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018 and 2016/2017)
“BEITEN BURKHARDT’s ‘experienced’ labour law team of strong personnel remains on a growth course and, given its size, it is able to cover a variety of topics.”
(Legal 500 Germany 2018 and Legal 500 EMEA 2018)
“Clients value the ‘helpful and user-friendly advice’ of BEITEN BURKHARDT: the labour law practice is particularly strong in collective bargaining law, occupational pensions and the protection of employee data.”
(Legal 500 Germany 2017 & Legal 500 EMEA 2017)