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Maximilian Schunder

Maximilian Schunder is an associate in the firm's Frankfurt office and a member of the labor and employment law practice. The focus of his work with regard to individual employment law is on advising on employee data protection, ESG with a special emphasis on DEI and anti-discrimination, compliance and social law.

Another area of his work is in drafting and negotiating employment contracts, managing director contracts and executive board contracts a corresponding termination agreements. In addition, Maximilian also deals with employment litigation. In the field of collective employment law, he advises in particular on negotiations of works agreements and restructuring measures such as reconciliation of interests and social compensation plans, outsourcing transactions, TUPE provisions, collective redundancies and related litigation.

Other areas of expertise include transactional employment and data protection law as well as internal investigations.

A.    Starting point in Germany

Why is the classification of employees relevant? In Germany, this has considerable consequences: These range from the applicability of employee protection standards (the classic: protection against dismissal) to potential criminal law consequences for the client who turns out to be the employer and has not paid social security contributions. Compliance

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