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Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek  

Legal Services | Germany

www.heuking.de
tel: +49 211 600 55 105 | fax: +49 211 600 55 100
Georg-Glock-Strasse 4 | Duesseldorf | D - 40474 | Germany


Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek's Overview

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek is a name synonymous with competence. They are one of the major commercial law firms in Germany. About 400 specialized lawyers and tax advisers represent the interests of national and international clients. Their client list includes medium-sized and large German and international companies in all areas of the manufacturing industry, as well as trade and service industries, associations, government and public-sector organizations, and individual clients.

The firm has eight offices across Germany, as well as an office in Brussels and an office in Zurich. In addition, they work closely with partner firms in all of the key global markets.

Their legal counseling is based on substantial legal competence, excellent education and continuing legal training, extensive specialization and a comprehensive knowledge of specific industry sectors. Experienced Partners and carefully selected Associate Lawyers develop innovative solutions to complex legal problems. The firm's culture values entrepreneurial thinking on behalf of their clients, efficient and cost-effective work, and strong personal dedication. At the end of the day, their Clients' success is also their own.

Cross-border and cross-sector knowledge combined with a deep understanding of business reasoning makes it possible for them to provide clients with wide-ranging support in their negotiations and business decisions. This also applies to legal advice on company structure, business risk management, negotiation and negotiation tactics, training, crisis and insolvency counseling and corporate finance matters. The early and timely legal advice they provide enables companies to function in a legally secure manner. If conflicts arise, they seek innovative resolution avenues, for example, through ADR and mediation.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1971
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 10
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 400

Languages: German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Dutch, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Greek, Czech, Hungarian, Icelandic, Turkish

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Accessions Tax Law
  • Advertising Law
  • Anti-Counterfeiting
  • Antidumping
  • Antitrust Compliance
  • Antitrust fine proceedings
  • Antitrust Law
  • Antitrust Litigation
  • Apartment Ownership Law
  • Arbitration
  • Asset Management
  • Association Law
  • Aviation
  • Banking Supervision Law
  • Book resale price maintenance
  • Brokerage Law
  • Budget and Charges Law
  • Budget Law
  • Budget Law and Law on Fees
  • Cable and Satellite
  • Capital Market Compliance
  • Capital Market Criminal Law
  • Capital Market Law
  • Charges Law
  • Chemicals Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Co-determination on supervisory board level / Election of employee representatives in the supervisory board
  • Collective Bargaining Law
  • Combined Heat and Power
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Commercial Law
  • Company Pension Schemes
  • Compliance
  • Compliance and Employment Law
  • Compliance at M&A Transactions
  • Compulsary Auction
  • Compulsory Enforcement
  • Compulsory Purchase Law and Compensation Law
  • Construction Law
  • Consumption Tax
  • Contracts for national and international infrastructure projects
  • Copyright and Publishing Law
  • Corporate Criminal Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Corporate name law
  • Corporate Succession
  • Cosmetics Law
  • Criminal Compliance
  • Customs Legislation
  • Data Processing Law
  • Data Protection Law
  • Delisting
  • Design Patent Law
  • Design Protection
  • Development Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Distribution Law
  • E-Banking and Retail-Banking
  • Emissions Trading
  • Emissions Trading and Climate Protection
  • Employee Invention Law
  • Endowments and Foundations
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Taxes
  • Environmental Criminal Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Liability Law/Environmental Damage Law
  • Environmental Management/Certification
  • EU-Trade Law/WTO
  • Facility Management
  • Family Law
  • Film and TV Production, Financing
  • Financing
  • Food Law, Tobacco Products Law, Cosmetics Law
  • Foreign Trade & Customs
  • Franchise Law
  • Freedom of Speech
  • French Law / French Clients
  • Gaming & Betting Law
  • General Terms and Conditions
  • Geographical Indications
  • Going Public
  • Immission Protection Law
  • Industrial Actions
  • Industrial Property Law
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Infrastructure/Regulated Markets
  • Inheritance and Gift Tax Law
  • Inheritance Law
  • Insolvency Law
  • Insurance Distribution Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Construction Law
  • Internet Law
  • Investment Funds
  • Investment Protection / Investor-State disputes
  • Investor Models
  • IT-Outsourcing Tech-driven transactions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Labor Law
  • Land Law
  • Large Construction Disputes
  • Lauterkeitsrecht
  • Law of Medical Practitioners
  • Law of Trademarks and Related Marks
  • Law on advertising of medical products
  • Law related to architects and engineers
  • Laws governing Hospitals
  • Leasing Law
  • Lending and Securities
  • Liability issues of legal practitioners
  • Liability Law
  • Licensing Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Litigation
  • Logistics Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Media Concentration Law
  • Media Law
  • Mediation
  • Medical Law
  • Medical Liability Law
  • Merger Control
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mining Law
  • Monument Conservation Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Non-marital Partnership Law
  • Patent Law
  • Pharmaceutical Law
  • Pharmacy Law
  • Planning and Public Building Law
  • Plant Variety Protection Law
  • Postal Service
  • Press Law and Freedom of Speech
  • Private Clients
  • Private Construction Law
  • Private Equity
  • Private Succession Planning
  • Privatisation
  • Product Liability Law
  • Product Safety Law
  • Professional Liability Law
  • Property Management
  • Public Construction Law
  • Public Funds and Subsidies
  • Public Infrastructure and Large-Scale Projects
  • Public Law
  • Public Private Partnerships
  • Public Procurement and Investor Contests
  • Public Procurement Law
  • Public Procurement of Services
  • Public Restructurings and Cooperations
  • Public Sector Law
  • Public Transport
  • Public Utility Law
  • Publishing Law
  • Radio Broadcasting Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Recapitalization
  • Reinsurance
  • Renewable Energy
  • Reorganisation [of group of companies]
  • Restructuring
  • Soil Protection and Brownfield Sites
  • Specialist Planning Law
  • Sports Law
  • State Aids
  • Stock Corporation Law
  • Subsidy Law
  • Supervision of Securities
  • Tax Criminal Law
  • Tax law
  • Tax Planning for private clients
  • Telecommunications Law
  • Tenancy Law
  • Tenancy Law/Brokerage Law
  • Tobacco Products Law
  • Transport Law
  • Unfair Competition Law
  • Utility Models
  • Venture Capital
  • Waste Management Law
  • Water and Waste Water Law
  • Work Title Law
  • Works Constitution Law
Professionals

Partners

Other

Michael Below

Michael BelowSalaried Partner

Marvin Lederer

Marvin LedererSenior Associate


Christopher Marx

Christopher MarxSalaried Partner


Janina Theven

Janina ThevenAssociate

Leonard Urban

Leonard UrbanAssociate




Alexander Bork

Alexander BorkSalaried Partner

Florian Brombach, LL.M.

Florian Brombach, LL.M.Salaried Partner


Anna Coenen

Anna CoenenSenior Associate

Bodo Dehne

Bodo DehneSalaried Partner


Sabine Dethof

Sabine DethofSalaried Partner

Mathis Dick

Mathis DickSenior Associate

Rebecca Dreps

Rebecca DrepsSenior Associate


Anne Erning

Anne ErningSenior Associate


Sen Gao

Sen GaoSenior Associate


Svenja Guse

Svenja GuseAssociate

Anton Horn

Anton HornPartner





Eylem Kaya, LL.M.

Eylem Kaya, LL.M.Senior Associate

Michael Kreisler, LL.M.

Michael Kreisler, LL.M.Senior Associate


Gesa Krohn

Gesa KrohnAssociate


Astrid Luedtke

Astrid LuedtkeSalaried Partner


Joern Matuszewski

Joern MatuszewskiSalaried Partner


Gunter Muehlhaus

Gunter MuehlhausSalaried Partner

Sebastian Muller-Pfannkuche

Sebastian Muller-PfannkucheDirector of Human Resources & Business Development



Tobias Plath, LL.M.

Tobias Plath, LL.M.Salaried Partner


Yvonne Remplik

Yvonne RemplikSalaried Partner

Markus Rheinlaender

Markus RheinlaenderSalaried Partner


Maren Rinkens

Maren RinkensAssociate

Tanja Rodiek

Tanja RodiekSenior Associate


Miriam Schaefer

Miriam SchaeferSalaried Partner

Anna Schenke

Anna SchenkeSenior Associate


Rene Schnichels

Rene SchnichelsSenior Associate


Philipp Roman Schröler

Philipp Roman SchrölerSenior Associate

Beatrice Stange, LL.M.

Beatrice Stange, LL.M.Salaried Partner


Urs Jakob Stelten

Urs Jakob SteltenSenior Associate


Birthe Struck, LL.M.

Birthe Struck, LL.M.Senior Associate

Andreas Urban

Andreas UrbanManaging Partner



Laurence M. Westen

Laurence M. WestenSalaried Partner

Tobias Woltering

Tobias WolteringSalaried Partner

Articles

Lump Sum Remuneration for Overtime based on a (General) Works Agreement
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2019

In its decision of June 26, 2019 (ref. 5 AZR 452/18), the 5th Senate of the Federal Labor Court (BAG) dealt with the requirements and limitations of overtime lump sum remuneration clauses in works agreements. So far, the decision is only available as a press release. FACTS OF THE CASE The plaintiff is a union secretary at the ver.di trade union. The parties have agreed a weekly working time of 35 hours and "trust-based working hours". The latter means that the plaintiff has to decide himself in principle when his working hours begin and end. The employment relationship is based on the "General Conditions of Employment for ver...

No Expiry of Unreduced Vacation Entitlements during Parental Leave
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2019

BAG of March 19 2019 - 9 AZR 495/17 The employer may reduce the vacation entitlement of a worker on parental leave by one twelfth for each full calendar month. If he does not exercise his right to reduce or if he can not prove the declaration of reduction, vacation entitlement does not expire during parental leave in accordance with Sec. 7 para. 3 BUrlG [German federal vacation law] at the end of the vacation year or the transfer period (31 March of each year). In the event of termination of employment after parental leave, the employee may then claim compensation for his vacation entitlement for the entire period of parental leave...

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Press

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises on Restructuring of Bader Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2019

Internationally operating Bader group, with some 1,000 employees throughout Europe, is preparing for the future and will undertake restructuring steps by the end of the year. As part of the restructuring, affiliated company Bader GmbH at its Senden site closes in particular the “machine cladding” partial production area. Dr. Lothar Ende and Dr. Johan-Michel Menke are the lead advisors on this restructuring. Within an ambitious time schedule of less than one month, Bader GmbH brought the negotiations with the local works council to a successful conclusion and will carry out the necessary job cuts at the beginning of this week...

Alfred Kärcher SE Acquires Max Holder Group Assisted by Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2019

A team led by Dr. Anne de Boer and Dr. Peter Ladwig of the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek comprehensively advised Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG (Winnenden) on the acquisition of Max Holder group (Reutlingen). Holder is known in the industry for its high level of competence in developing and manufacturing multifunctional municipal vehicles. Holder has some 250 employees and operates sites in Canada, the USA, Croatia, and Italy. Kärcher is the world’s leading supplier of cleaning technology. The family-owned company employs more than 13,000 people in 72 countries and more than 127 companies...

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