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Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek

Torsten Gross, LL.M.

Torsten Gross, LL.M.

Associate

Expertise

  • Data Protection Law
  • French Law / French Clients
  • General Terms and Conditions
  • Labor Law

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Bar Admissions

Admitted to the Bar in 2016

Education

Legal Traineeship at Higher Regional Court Duesseldorf (2012-2014), i.a. Training at an international firm, IHK Duesseldorf and Heuking Kuehn Luer Wojtek
Universities in Muenster and Lyon (France) (2006-2012)
Areas of Practice

Data Protection Law | French Law / French Clients | General Terms and Conditions | Labor Law | Works Constitution Law

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
    Deutsch-Britische Juristenvereinigung e.V. (DBJV)
    Deutsch-Franzosische Juristenvereinigung e.V. (DFJ

Professional Activities and Experience

Research Assistant at London office of a large German law firm (2015-2016)
Research Assistant at Heuking Kuehn Luer Wojtek in Duesseldorf (2015)
Articles

No Obligation for the Employer to use the German Language
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2020

Regional Court of Nuremberg, decision of June 18, 2020 - 1 TaBV 33/19 The Regional Labor Court (Landesarbeitsgericht - LAG) of Nuremberg had to rule on a motion by a works council, in which the latter demanded that the discussions held with it be conducted only in German. At the same time, it demanded that all communication between the branch management and the employees be conducted in German. The Regional Court rejected both motions of the works council...

Effects of the Coronavirus on the Right of Residence
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2020

The COVID-19 virus has a worldwide impact on travel activities, affecting foreigners such as employees of companies intending to travel to Germany as well as those who are already in Germany but are now effectively unable to leave. 1. RESTRICTIONS ON ENTRY AND VISA ISSUANCE The countries of the Schengen area have decided to impose entry restrictions on all non-essential travel from third countries...

Effects of a No-Deal Brexit for UK Employees in Germany
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2019

After Brexit has already been postponed several times, the next deadline will now expire on October 31, 2019. With the new Prime Minister at the helm, it is becoming more likely every day that the UK will leave the EU without a withdrawal agreement entering into force. Obviously, UK citizens who live and work in Germany are particularly affected. The same also applies to employers in Germany employing UK citizens...

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