Keller Menz excels with presence in law firm rankings for their employment law practice in 2020

Posted on 4th January, 2021

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In June 2020, Keller Menz was named one of four "preferred law firms" in Munich (Kanzleimonitor, p. 141). Thomas Keller was named as a recommended lawyer based on recommendations by companies and in-house lawyers. In July 2020, Brand eins labelled Keller Menz as a "recommended law firm/ representation of the company" nationwide. In September 2020, Focus Spezial Anwälte named Keller Menz as top commercial law firm. In October 2020, for the 5th consecutive time, Keller Menz was mentioned in the yearly Juve-ranking. The comment listed in Juve was: “The strength of this team, which is mainly based in Munich, lies in the all-round advice it provides to its often medium-sized clients. The team covers (social security) advice on the use of external staff as well as special questions on data protection, compliance or variable remuneration. As a mediator, Keller also looks at the challenges beyond legal issues. The holistic approach also includes the interface with corporate law, which was in demand, for example, in the post-merger integration of a public-sector company for a large laboratory group. A pension specialist coordinated and clarified issues relating to the supplementary pension fund. In restructuring and transfers of undertakings, the practice has become established not only on the employer side but also on the works council side, which in some cases simplifies agreement in negotiations on works constitution law, such as collective agreements on short-time working. Often recommended: Thomas Keller ("very creative and practice-oriented", competitor) and Dr Christian Ley ("precise, tough negotiator, but solution-oriented", competitor; representation of managing directors and board members). Team: 3 equity partners, 7 salary partners; Focus: All-round advice predominantly to mid-sized employers. Also active for BRs; restructuring, occupational pension schemes, social security audits, variable remuneration; increasingly compliance and employee relations.” This article was produced by CELIA member firm Keller Menz. For further information or if you have any queries relating to the content of this communication, please contact us. CELIA Alliance CELIA Alliance members are identified here. Members of the CELIA Alliance are each independent law firms and do not practice law jointly with any other member of the CELIA Alliance. "CELIA Alliance" and "CELIA" are not trading names. For more information about the CELIA Alliance click here. Disclaimer Content is for general information purposes only. The information provided is not intended to be comprehensive and it does not constitute or contain legal or other advice. If you require assistance in relation to any issue please seek specific advice relevant to your particular circumstances. In particular, no responsibility shall be accepted by the authors or by Abbiss Cadres LLP for any losses occasioned by reliance on any content appearing on or accessible from this newsletter. For further legal information click here. Circular 230 disclosure To ensure compliance with requirements imposed by the IRS and other taxing authorities, we inform you that any tax advice contained in this communication (including any attachments) is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding penalties that may be imposed on any taxpayer or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed herein. Copying If you would like to copy or otherwise reproduce this article then you may do so provided that: (1) any such copy or reproduction is for your own personal use or if it is made available to any third party it is done so on a free of charge basis; and (2) the article is reproduced in full together with the contact details, disclaimer and any logos as they appear on each article.