Bernd advises a broad range of German companies and multinationals in Employment law issues. His particular focus lies in the advice of companies regarding their relationships with works councils and trade unions as well as compliance related employment law topics. Bernd represents his clients both in all courts and negotiations out of court. He further advises on employment and service contracts for board members and remuneration schemes for senior executives.
Bernd joined Heuking in 2009 to build up an employment department in its Frankfurt office from a major international law firm where he had been since 2003.
Author of the German chapter in Chambers Employment guide 2018: https://practiceguides.chambersandpartners.com/practice-guides/employment-2018/germany
Bernd is a regular speaker in German and international conferences and seminars. Besides his German he is fluent both in English and Italian.