Gerlach Rechtsanwälte

Employment Department

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What the team is known for Specialised boutique employment firm assisting international companies with establishing business in Austria, as well as Austrian companies branching out into international markets. Advises clients on a range of employment issues, such as drafting contracts and restructurings. Further experience handling data protection issues as well as works council negotiations. Offers strength in employment litigation and the employment aspects of social security regulations and company law. Also known for its expertise in pension-related issues.

Strengths An impressed client describes the team as "highly professional and goal-oriented, but also able to compromise."

A market source singles out the practice as "a well-known boutique with a lot of good cases and clients."

Work highlights Acted for an international chemical company on the employment law aspects associated with the closure of a site in Austria.

Notable practitioners

Roland Gerlach is singled out by impressed sources as "a standout practitioner," and a "strong litigator." He has significant experience in handling a range of employment law matters, including disputes, restructurings and social compensation plans. He is also a popular choice of counsel among companies seeking advice on the employment law aspects of establishing new entities and closing down business operations.