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MAINWERK again ranked as top commercial law firm for employment law in 2019
WirtschaftsWoche
MAINWERK ist unter den deutschen Top-Kanzleien für Arbeitsrecht
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MAINWERK - Rechtsanwälte Arbeitsrecht

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Team

Oliver Driver-Polke, Specialist lawyer for Employment and Labour Law, mediator

Oliver Driver-Polke

Specialist lawyer for Employment and Labour Law, mediator

Studied law at Freie Universität Berlin // Legal clerkship at the Berlin Court of Appeals // Joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Frankfurt) as a lawyer in 2002 // Appointed partner at Kliemt (Frankfurt) in 2008 // Became partner at Panhorst Driver-Polke (Frankfurt) in 2012 // A founding partner of MAINWERK Rechtsanwälte (Frankfurt and Heidelberg) since 2018 // Ranked as one of Germany`s best lawyers for employment law in business weekly “WirtschaftsWoche” (2019)

T +49 69 24 75 40 40, +49 6221 67 41 80
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Kai Golücke, Attorney-at-law

Kai Golücke

Attorney-at-law

Studied law in Bielefeld/Leiden/Heidelberg // Legal clerkship in Mainz // Lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Frankfurt) Justem (Frankfurt), Hogan Lovells (Hamburg) since 2005 // Appointed in-house legal counsel for employment law matters at Körber AG (Hamburg) in 2010 // Appointed Head of Human Resources at Körber Medipak Systems (Hamburg/Winterthur, Switzerland) in 2014 // A founding partner of MAINWERK Rechtsanwälte (Heidelberg) since 2018 // Ranked as one of Germany`s best lawyers for employment law in business weekly “WirtschaftsWoche” (2019) // Lecturer for employment law at RheinMain University

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Kerstin Panhorst, Specialist lawyer for Employment and Labour Law, mediator

Kerstin Panhorst

Specialist lawyer for Employment and Labour Law, mediator

Studied law in Heidelberg // Legal clerkship in Rhineland-Palatinate // Joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Frankfurt) as a lawyer in 2001 // Appointed legal counsel for labour/employment law matters at LSG Sky Chefs in 2004 // Became a founding partner of Justem (Frankfurt) in 2006 // Became a partner at Panhorst Driver-Polke (Frankfurt) in 2008 // A founding partner of MAINWERK Rechtsanwälte (Frankfurt und Heidelberg) since 2018

T +49 69 24 75 40 40, +49 6221 67 41 80
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Ulla Rupp, LL.M., Specialist lawyer for Employment and Labour Law

Ulla Rupp, LL.M.

Specialist lawyer for Employment and Labour Law

Studied law in Frankfurt am Main // LL.M. in Labour Law at the London School of Economics // Legal clerkship in Hanau // Joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Frankfurt) as a lawyer in 2006 // Became a founding partner at Schweibert Leßmann & Partner in 2012 // A founding partner of MAINWERK Rechtsanwälte (Frankfurt) since 2018 // Ranked as one of “Germany`s best Lawyers“ for employment law in business journal „Handelsblatt“/Best Lawyers (2019)

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Dr. Sebastian Scheffzek, Specialist lawyer for Employment and Labour Law

Dr. Sebastian Scheffzek

Specialist lawyer for Employment and Labour Law

Studied law in Heidelberg // Legal clerkship in Rhineland-Palatinate // Conferred a doctorate (Frankfurt) // Joined BRP Renaud & Partner (Stuttgart) as a lawyer in 2011 // Appointed in-house legal counsel at IBM (Ehningen) in 2015 // Joined Panhorst Driver-Polke (Frankfurt) as a lawyer in 2017 // A founding partner of MAINWERK Rechtsanwälte (Heidelberg) since 2018

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Lenas Götz, Attorney-at-law

Lenas Götz

Attorney-at-law

Studied law in Heidelberg // Legal clerkship in Darmstadt // Appointed Presiding Judge at the Labour Courts of Pforzheim and Stuttgart in 2010 // Appointed ministerial officer at Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (Stuttgart) in 2014 // Appointed inhouse legal counsel at Employers` Association Südwestmetall in 2015 // Starting September 2019: Lawyer at MAINWERK Rechtsanwälte (Heidelberg)

T +49 6221 67 41 80

Annette Winter, LL.M., Attorney-at-law

Annette Winter, LL.M.

Attorney-at-law

Studied law at Kiel // LL.M. at Maastricht University // Post-graduate legal clerkship in Berlin // Joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Hamburg) as a lawyer in 2001 // Appointed Legal Counsel for Employment Law and Labour Law at Daimler Financial Services (Berlin) in 2003 // Joined Könnecke Naujok (Frankfurt) as a lawyer in 2013 // Lawyer at MAINWERK Rechtsanwälte (Frankfurt) since 2018

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Wiebke Möllering, German attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwältin)<br>Of Counsel

Wiebke Möllering

German attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwältin)
Of Counsel

Studied law in Bielefeld and Orléans (France) // Legal clerkship (Düsseldorf) // Master of Organisational and Business Psychology at University of Liverpool // Lawyer specialising in copyright and publishing law at Hogan Lovells (Frankfurt) , Leo Schmidt-Hollburg, Witte & Frank (Hamburg) since 2003 // Appointed Legal Counsel at Springer Nature (Berlin) in 2009 // Coach at UCT Graduate Business School in Cape Town (South Africa) // lawyer at MAINWERK (Frankfurt) since 2018

Wiebke Möllering is especially engaged in advising clients on matters entailing aspects of IP/IT law.

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We are a boutique law firm specialising in employment and labour law and have a team of dedicated specialists at our disposal who are able to draw on vast experience and expertise acquired at leading international commercial law firms and corporations in providing our clients with comprehensive advice on all aspects of employment and labour law matters Our team of experts works closely together to always provide bespoke legal advice uniquely tailored to our clients' individual needs.

No matter whether you need advice on a major restructuring or assistance with the drafting of contracts or collective agreements, - from conducting employment/labour law litigation, including all court instances up to the German Federal Labour Court, to seeking advice on issues surrounding company data protection or all manner of employment and labour law-related matters: We put our clients' specific, individual needs at the forefront of everything we do.

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Heidelberg

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Langer Anger 7
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T +49 6221 674 18-0
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MAINWERK Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB Driver-Polke Golücke Panhorst Rupp Scheffzek (hereinafter also referred to as: "MainWerk" or "MainWerk Rechtsanwälte") is registered as partnership with limited professional liability, registered at the Registration Court in Frankfurt am Main under the registration number PR 2587.

Registered office of the partnership:

The registered office of the partnership with limited professional liability is located at:

Barckhausstrasse 1
D- 60325 Frankfurt am Main
T: +49 69 24 75 40 40
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MainWerk also has a branch office in Heidelberg.

Langer Anger 7
D- 69115 Heidelberg
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List of partners:

Oliver Driver-Polke
Kai Golücke
Kerstin Panhorst
Ulla Rupp
Dr. Sebastian Scheffzek

Occupational title and responsible chamber:

The attorneys-at-law at the law firm MAINWERK Rechtsanwälte are qualified attorneys-at-law admitted to practise law in the Federal Republic of Germany. They are admitted as members of the Frankfurt am Main Bar Association.

Frankfurt am Main Bar Association

Bockenheimer Anlage 36
D-60322 Frankfurt am Main
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Value-added tax identification number:

The firm's value-added tax identification number in Germany, as defined in section 27a German Value-Added Tax Act, is DE 317533326

Professional liability insurance:

Our professional liability insurer is Markel International Insurance Company Limited, German branch office: Sophienstrasse 26, 80333 Munich.

Lawyers belonging to a partnership of lawyers with limited professional liability (PartmbB) are obligated to maintain professional liability insurance with a minimum amount insured of EUR 2,500,000. The relevant details are provided for in section 51a of the Federal Regulations for Attorneys (Bundesrechtsanwaltordnung, BRAO).

Professional regulations:

The Federal Regulations for Attorneys (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung, BRAO),
The Rules of Professional Practice (Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte, BORA),
The Lawyers’ Fees Act (Gesetz über die Vergütung von Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälten, RVG),
The Charter of Core Principles of the European Legal Profession and Code of Conduct for European Lawyers (CCBE),
The German Act on the Activities of European Lawyers in Germany (Gesetz über die Tätigkeit der europäischen Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland, EuRAG) of 9 March 2000

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