Our clients are small and medium-sized companies as well as corporate bodies under public law, associations and private persons.
We have the ambition to advice our clients comprehensively and to fulfill the individual needs. The purpose of the clients takes always center stage of our focus.
Our clients are inter alia:
As for corporate law we support in formation of partnerships and corporations, takeovers or mergers as well as restructuring of enterprises. Transfer of business often cause collective labor law issues like negotiations with works councils and obstacles to implement entrepreneurial decisions.
Regarding individual employment law advice as to authority to issue directions, written warnings, unfair dismissal proceedings are essential.
To protect business achievements and market position against unfair attacks of competitors industrial and intellectual property law including competition-, trademark-, copyright-, patent-law is indispensable.
New establishment of clubs or associations need support regarding structure and statutes and articles, especially where status as non-profit organisation is key, and regarding preparation and holding of general meetings.
As regards personnel matters we advise and develop employment contracts and answer collective labor law questions arising with employee representation bodies.
In case of flaws perpetuation of evidence, damage claims and procedural issues are essential.
We draw up general terms of business (AGB) which we revise and adjust regularly according to latest changes in legislation and jurisdiction.
We advise and represent clients in case of bad performance of contract partners with regard to repairs and damages according to VOB/B and BGB. We take proceedings to secure evidence and hedge claims for damages for our clients at early termination of a construction contract or when defects are found later.
As to operations lobor- and corporate law aspects are essential particularly if restructuring of the business or transition to next generation are subjects.
Regarding entrepreneurial matters we advise for establishment of a new office or formation of a cooperation or joint venture with other professions with focus on corporate law and labor law Topics are fees, rights of use, liability and warranty for planning performed as well as consequences in case of changes or revision of blueprints.
We support during setting-up phase to establish best legal form and its implementation. We advise the organization of course of studies to optimize its content, structure, curricula and exam regulations.
We support preparation and realization of licensing and admission proceedings including negotiation with administrative authorities and the relevant ministry. As to personnel matters we help to develop and enforce appropriate contracts at staff level as well as with scientists and researchers.
As to personnel and financial matters organization of employment contracts and securing financial subsidies from authorities related to personnel costs and to investments are essential. We regularly advise as to grouping of personnel and scope of control through administrative bodies.
This comprises advice and development of employment agreements as well as separation from an enterprise or switch to another employer.
Special emphasis is on prospect liability and flawed investment advice by banks, brokers and agents, demand of additional payments or call-in of further investment.
We support clients in their ongoing operations and changing demands of the economic development process.
Alterations in the marketplace need timely reaction both economically and legally. This includes adjustment of corporate forms, generation succession of partners as well as purchase and sale of enterprises, parts of business and economic interests. We advise clients comprehensively in such processes and we represent them actively against third parties and before courts and authorities.