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Seitz Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater

Seitz is a leading German law firm for employment and labour law. Clients include international and domestic groups, DAX-listed companies as well as medium-sized enterprises and family companies.

With a highly specialised and dedicated team, Seitz creates individual solutions for our clients in all areas of employment and labour law. The law firm has vast experience in large projects involving employment law issues.

The team of about 50 attorneys working in the area of employment law have high levels of expertise in domestic and international restructuring. One of Seitz' particular strengths is the experience gained over many years in the area of collective bargaining. This enables us to provide our clients with strategic advice and create solutions in legally and politically challenging situations.

While Seitz main focus is consultation and advice in the areas of labour and employment law, the firm with a total of about 70 lawyers provides further support for its clients in tax law, corporate law and IP law.

Expertise

We specialise in advising on

  • Restructuring and reorganisation (including international carve-out projects)
  • Collective bargaining
  • Digital work environment
  • Flexible work solutions: external staff, service and work contracts, agency work, etc.
  • D&O insurance matters
  • Company pension matters
  • Employment contracts
  • Senior executives
  • Transactions
  • Corporate co-determination
  • Compliance, code of conduct
  • Employment law for professional athletes, sports law
  • Corporate communication concerning employment and labour law issues
  • Employee data protection and privacy
  • Outsourcing and transfer of undertakings
  • Litigation
  • International assignments
  • Supervisory boards, boards of management, managing directors and comparable managerial staff

International expertise

  • International coordination of external legal advice for OSRAM’s global carve-out project for its general lighting lamps business.
  • Advice regarding the employment contracts of international executives/board members.
  • Advice regarding the contracts of international sports professionals (e.g. golf, football, motorsport).

Clients

We generally advise the employer’s side. We mainly represent are mainly large companies, but also SMEs and private individuals (e.g. professional sportsmen and sportswomen). Some of our major projects at the moment include carve-outs for OSRAM and Bayer as well as large restructuring projects for Galeria Karstadt/Kaufhof (Signa), Flowserve and Sony.

Languages

German, English, French, Dutch, Arabian

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