Dr Jan Tibor Lelley LLM is a partner with Buse Heberer Fromm in Essen and Frankfurt am Main. He is a member of Buse Heberer Fromm’s practice group employment. Jan works exclusively on labour and employment law cases. He went to law school and studied philosophy at the University of Bielefeld, where he also earned his PhD. He holds an LLM in international business law from Suffolk University Law School and is admitted to the Bar as certified specialist for labor and employment law. Jan is trained by the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s leadership decision-making programme. He is appointed as a foreign legal consultant by the State Bar of California.
With more than 14 years of professional experience he advises employers and HR executives at the full range of HR-related legal issues. Key areas of his practice include: design of employment agreements, co-determination at the workplace, union and works council controlling, HR-focused corporate restructuring, data privacy and social media at the workplace. Jan regularly speaks on best-practice issues of Human Resources, authors numerous articles in legal journals and the business press, and teaches industrial relations as a visiting lecturer at the Ruhr University Bochum faculty of law. Jan is the German representative for the Employment Law Alliance, a network of over 3,000 attorneys providing employment and labour expertise in more than 135 countries, offering the most comprehensive and cost-effective way for multinational companies to ensure legal compliance around the globe (www.employmentlawalliance.com).
He represents national and international clients from a broad variety of industries. Among them are many market leaders in the field of financial services, information technology, hospitality and life science.
Besides his out-of-court practice, another important area is his in-court representation including litigation in front of the Federal Labor Court and the European Court of Justice.
WWL says: Jan Tibor Lelley impresses with his “encyclopaedic knowledge” of employment law
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