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Eversheds Sutherland strengthens its Employment and Labour Law practice group: Renowned Beiten Burkhardt team joins the practice

  • Germany


    • Two new Partners to join Eversheds Sutherland
    • Total of eight new lawyers in Berlin, Hamburg and Munich

    To further expand its German presence, the global law practice Eversheds Sutherland has recruited a team of eight lawyers, including two new Partners from Beiten Burkhardt’s employment and labour law team. In addition, three Counsel and three Associates will also join the offices in Berlin, Hamburg and Munich on 1 July 2018.

    Together with the highly regarded employment and labour Partners, Marco Ferme and Dr Nina Springer, Counsel Dr Franziska von Kummer (Berlin), Léon Wolters (Hamburg) and Eva-Maria Staneff and Associates Felix Römisch, Natalie Schirmer and Dr Manuel Schütt (all Munich) also join Eversheds Sutherland.

    Marco Ferme is a certified employment and labour law specialist and is regarded as one of the leading advisors in his field. He specialises both in supporting complex restructurings and in negotiating collective bargaining agreements. In this context, he provides both labour and employment law advice and is highly experienced in providing advice on privatisations/carve-outs as well as on the employment and labour law aspects of company sales. His clients include renowned companies from the health sector, the metal and electronics industry, the media and publishing houses as well as the chemical sector and food industry.

    Dr Nina Springer is a certified employment and labour law specialist and also provides advice in all areas of labour and employment law. She focusses on the implementation of restructuring and reorganisation measures in the context of closures or staff reductions as well as on transactional labour and employment law, in particular in the automotive and education sectors.

    Marco Ferme and Nina Springer state:

    "Eversheds Sutherland is a firmly established provider of employment and labour law advice, both in Germany and internationally, providing an ideal international platform for our specialisation on highly complex transformation and restructuring projects. Eversheds Sutherland's strong team and international position, with offices in 32 countries worldwide, will enable us to advise our clients even more comprehensively on their cross-border matters. We are delighted to continue the legal practice’s distinctly dynamic development in Germany together with its highly motivated team."

    Dr Stefan Kursawe, head of the German Eversheds Sutherland Employment and Labour Law practice group and co-head Frank Achilles comment:

    "The team surrounding Marco Ferme and Nina Springer will provide our clients with highly experienced employment and labour law restructuring specialists; they are an excellent addition to our well-established practice. Their expertise and wide practical experience will help us to further strengthen our position regarding complex restructurings and reorganisations. We are delighted to welcome such excellent new colleagues."

    Dr Matthias Heisse, Managing Partner of Eversheds Sutherland in Germany, adds:

    "We are thrilled to welcome two such renowned and competent employment and labour law partners and their team. This again strengthens our client offering across several offices and marks a significant step forward in our ambitious growth plans in Germany and deepens our expertise in key client sectors."

    At Eversheds Sutherland, the team will join a widely experienced employment and labour law practice which will then comprise 40 lawyers advising on all national and international employment and labour law matters. The team supports companies in periods of change, ranging from takeovers to reorganisations and relocations to outsourcing and employee data protection, and provides advice on collective bargaining law as well as in employment and labour law disputes. Furthermore, the practice has a team which specialises in company pension schemes.

    This information is for guidance purposes only and should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice. Please refer to the full terms and conditions on our website.

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