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Sven Herweg

Labour Law

T ‭+49 (89) 290 50-249‬
F ‭+49 (89) 290 50-290
E gewreh.s@zl-leg@al.de

Office:
Jacqueline Prachtl
j.prachtl@zl-legal.de

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Specialist lawyer for employment law

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

English

PRACTICE AREA

Mr. Herweg advises companies and corporate groups in various industries throughout Germany in all matters of individual and collective employment law. One of his main industries is the healthcare system.

His specialty areas include preparing and conducting the employment aspects of restructuring, plant transfers, outsourcing, large-scale layoffs, and company transactions (due diligence, negotiations on reconciliation of interests and social compensation plan, arbitration procedures, employee dismissal protection cases).

Mr. Herweg conducts negotiations for employers with works councils and personnel boards as well as employee representatives in all matters subject to codetermination. He also represents companies in wage-scale matters and labor disputes.

Mr. Herweg regularly consults on the use of outside staff, labor leasing, and false self-employment. He has extensive litigation experience, particularly in the area of employee dismissal protection law.

CAREER

  • Studied law in Frankfurt-am-Main
  • Advanced practical legal training at Hamm Higher Regional Court
  • Licensed to practice law since 2006
  • Specialist lawyer for employment law since 2010

  • Restructuring/outsourcing the tertiary area of a North German hospital association, elimination of 300 jobs, reconciliation of interests/social compensation plan, large-scale layoff, worked on the entire project till fully implemented
  • Outsourcing the tertiary sector of a hospital, elimination of 75 jobs, reconciliation of interests/social compensation plan, large-scale layoff, worked on project including settling subsequent disputes
  • Restructuring of a nursing services company, partial closure, negotiation of the reconciliation of interests and social compensation plan, worked on the project till fully implemented
  • Negotiation of a time-critical plant closure for a printing SME in Cologne, conducted arbitration negotiations about the reconciliation of interests and social compensation plan, litigated the employee dismissal protection cases
  • Closure of a hospital for a German hospital group as part of insolvency plan proceedings
  • Ongoing consultation on employment law for numerous hospital companies supported by private, religious, and public entities, including two of the largest German hospital groups with over 30,000 employees
  • Ongoing consultation on employment law for a leading German private securities trading bank
  • Ongoing consultation on employment law for a large publishing house in Baden-Württemberg

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