Employment and Labor Law

Business success requires smart strategic decisions and, all too often, fast and flexible decisions in personnel and collective bargaining matters. Our experts are well-versed in all applicable areas. GvW provides advice to German and international businesses, banks and government agencies on matters related to collective and individual labor law.

We are active in all labor markets within Germany. In addition, we employ our international network to maintain a close relationship with leading law firms in many countries of the world. We also support our clients in international locations – offering single-source support from experienced legal teams.

Our areas of specialization:
  • Structuring of employment contracts, work schedules and compensation models
  • Advice on pension plans and employment termination agreements
  • Negotiating shop agreements and social compensation plans
  • Advice on codetermination and collective bargaining law
  • Legal support during transactions
  • Advice on operational changes, restructurings and reductions in personnel
  • Litigation