Employment Law

Employment Law

Employment law, a branch of  business law, plays a significant role in the business development of companies today. Operational and strategic decision-makers (business owners, human resources directors, executives) must accommodate an array of economic and social objectives that have a direct impact on the commercial success of a company.


Stephan Breckheimer, LL.M.
Stephan Breckheimer, LL.M.

Partner, certified spe­cia­list for co­py­right and me­dia law, certified spe­cia­list for employment law

TCI Rechts­an­wäl­te Mainz

Harald Krüger
Harald Krüger

Partner, cer­ti­fied spe­cia­list for em­ploy­ment law

TCI Rechts­an­wäl­te Mün­chen

How we work
  • We provide in-depth advice to business owners, board members, managing directors, human resources directors and executives on all aspects of employment and labor law and throughout all phases of corporate development (formation, growth, crisis, consolidation)
  • We provide support for corporate change processes (reorganization, restructuring, outsourcing) from strategic planning to implementation
  • We provide advice on employee data privacy issues (areas of focus: recruiting, personnel records, performance monitoring, corporate data transfer, private use of e-mail and Internet, use of social networking sites, etc.)
  • We support companies in the legally compliant use of IT technology in corporate work processes
  • We advise on issues concerning inventor compensation, temporary work and misclassification of employees as independent contractors
  • We train and coach personnel officers and management executives
How we excel
  • Years of experience in management consultancy (particularly in the IT and telecom sectors, including in-house consultancy)
  • Years of forensic experience in judgment and order procedures under the German Labor Court Act throughout all instances, as well as conciliation boards
  • Understanding of business-management and technology objectives
What we can do for you
  • Advise employers and employees before and after notice is given
  • Represent you in employment and labor law cases before all German labor courts up to the Federal Labor Court
  • Represent management executives in matters concerning their own contracts
  • Advise and represent companies in restructurings, the transfer of operations and during outsourcing projects, including the management of negotiations for the reconciliation of interests and social plans
  • Provide comprehensive advice in issues of employee co-determination
  • Represent you on conciliation boards  and in order procedures
  • Advise on the design and termination of management board and managing director contracts
Our members have experience in the following areas (selection)
  • Permanent consultancy to national and international companies in all matters of employment law
  • Strategic advice in preparing, introducing and implementing corporate change (e.g. restructuring, outsourcing)
  • Employment law due diligence within the scope of a transaction in the media sector
  • Introduction of variable working hours and compensation systems at a German subsidiary of a major US software manufacturer
  • Design and implementation of an in-house ‘early warning system’ for the early identification and avoidance of risks resulting from a misclassification of workers as independent contractors for an IT company
  • Support of numerous start-up companies in the telecom and media sector during their foundation phase

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