Gerrit is a specialist in employment law and a member of our International Employment Practice Group.
He provides legal advice to German and foreign clients in all fields of individual and collective employment law. He specialises in advising on the restructuring of companies and businesses as well as the transfer of undertakings. Gerrit advises companies in dispute with unions and works councils as well as with regard to the personnel matters of executive employees.
Gerrit studied law at the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel and at the University of Surrey in Guildford. He was admitted to Hamburg bar in 2005.
Before joining us in May 2012, Gerrit worked in the field of employment law for the employers’ association NORDMETALL and for Esche Schümann Commichau in Hamburg. He is a member of the circle of labour lawyers within the German Lawyers Association.
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