Martin is the head of the German labour & employment team and advises national and international companies on all aspects of individual and collective labour law. His main practice comprises advising employers in the drafting of employment contracts, including post contractual non-competition clauses, restructurings, transfer of undertakings and mass redundancies; in matters of enforced redundancy and dismissals due to operational reasons, conduct or illness; and in the context of pre and post transactional labour and employment issues in M&A. 

He is also experienced in advising on pension schemes, incentive plans and Employee Stock Options (ESO). Moreover, his work includes the representation of companies in complex matters that involve German works councils such as reconciliation of interests, social plans, and tariff agreements. Martin works regularly with the firm’s lawyers focused on global mobility for key international clients.

Martin is a specialised attorney for Labour Law and represents employers before labour courts.


Martin studied at the University of Munich, received his Ph.D. in 2005 and has been advising clients in employment law for more than 15 years.


Our Hamburg practice is established in the German market, providing local expertise on a global scale to clients with business interests across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, the US as well as Africa and other emerging and frontier markets.

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