Martin has a privileged and in-depth insight into legal solutions to complex employment matters.
Martin is a specialist in employment law. He is head of the German Employment Group and is a member of the International Employment Group.
Martin provides legal advice to German and foreign clients in the fields of individual and collective employment law, in particular with respect to large commercial transactions, as well as protection of confidential information and trade secrets. He is experienced in negotiating redundancy programs and collective bargaining agreements and has provided advice to companies such as TUI, Michelin and Ciena/Nortel in connection with the transfer of undertakings.
Martin was admitted to Düsseldorf Bar in 1996. He obtained his doctorate in Munich. For many years, Martin worked as an in-house counsel as head of a legal department, thus getting acquainted with company practice. Before joining us in 2002, Martin worked in the field of employment law for Shearman Sterling.
Martin frequently lectures on employment law issues, for instance, in connection with Euroforum events and events organized by both Beck and ARBER publishing. Moreover, he is the author of numerous publications, co-editor of the compilation of commentaries Employment Law Practice (Praxis des Arbeitsrechts) by Berscheid/Kunz/Brand/Nebeling, where he worked on the chapter on “Change of business ownership”, among others.
Martin is an examiner at the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Düsseldorf and a lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences for Economics and Management (Hochschule für Ökonomie und Management, FOM) in Essen/Düsseldorf. Martin is the National President of the UIA (Union Internationale des Avocats).