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Labour law

From creating an employment contract to representing clients in labour court proceedings: LGP ensures a balanced work relationship.

Labour law

There's no doubt: the world of work reflects our society and is naturally subject to the social changes within society. In this area of tension between new forms of employment and employee participation, the aim is to strike a balance between contradictory trends and an imbalance between employees and employers.

Thanks to our experience in representing both employees and employers, we know and understand the different perspectives, typical problems and arguments. As advisors specialised in labour law, we demonstrate this experience particularly when negotiation skills are required in conflicts.
 
We advise and represent our clients in all matters pertaining to labour law: from the creation of an employment contract to due diligence checks, to out-of-court settlements and legal representation in disputes. The international orientation of our law firm makes us a competent partner in issues relating to the expansion of the EU to the east and the free movement of workers.

We advise national and international clients:

  • Employees and employers
  • Companies and groups
  • Research institutes
  • Public companies

As an "outsourced legal department", LGP supports clients in all issues pertaining to labour law.

Our advisory focus:

Litigation

  • National and international conducting of cases in labour court proceedings
  • Enforcement and defence of claims for remuneration as well as dismissals or terminations

Contract formation & collective agreements

  • Creation of employment contracts - from the "simple" employment contract through to appointment contracts (managing director contracts, board member contracts) and contracts with consultants
  • Advising on matters of collective labour law, negotiation and finalisation of operating agreements and collective agreements

Benefits & remuneration

  • Legal assessment and development of remuneration models, ancillary pay, corporate pension plans and severance schemes

Liability issues and due diligence

  • Clarification of issues regarding the executive liability of board members and supervisory board members
  • Carrying out of due diligence inspections under labour law
  • Advising on the termination of employment relationships, also in connection with executive bodies (termination, dismissal, downsizing)

Expats & employee secondment

  • Solving of cross-border problems, such as temporary employment, secondment and employment of key employees

Insolvencies and restructurings

  • Labour law advice for insolvencies, restructurings, operational changes and transactions

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