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Michael Kliemt

Michael Kliemt

KLIEMT.ArbeitsrechtSpeditionstraße 21DüsseldorfGermany40221
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Thought Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended
WWL Ranking: Recommended

Global Leader

Labour & Employment

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Michael Kliemt is lauded for his expertise in labour, employment and pensions law. One source effuses that he "runs the biggest employment law boutique in Germany for the simple reason that he is outstanding".

Biography

Michael Kliemt is founder and senior partner of KLIEMT.Arbeitsrecht, a leading German law firm with about 70 lawyers practising exclusively in employment, labour and pension law. His main areas of work include collective dismissals, restructuring processes, drafting and negotiating company collective agreements, negotiation and mediation with works councils and unions, as well as the creation and legal optimisation of service contracts and pension plans.

He was born in 1966, received his JD (doctorate) in 1994 and was admitted to the Bar in 1995. In 1999 he was granted the title Certified Employment Law Specialist by the bar association. In 2006 he became a professor in labour and employment law. Until 2002 he was a partner at Clifford Chance, where he built up and was head of the employment law department in Düsseldorf.

Michael Kliemt has been recommended and named as one of the leading German employment law practitioners in many publications, such as WWL, Best Lawyers, HandelsblattWirtschaftswocheFocus and Manager Magazine. Chambers, Legal Experts and JUVE named him as one of the leading individuals in employment law in Germany.

Michael Kliemt is a frequent writer and speaker on employment and labour law topics and author of legal commentaries and numerous books. He is chairman of KLIEMT.Arbeitsrecht's pensions practice group, a member of the German Employment Court Association, the German-Japanese Employment Law Association and the working group of the employment law specialists in the German Lawyers Association.

He speaks German and English.

KLIEMT.Arbeitsrecht is the German member of Ius Laboris, the global alliance of leading law firms providing specialised services in employment/labour law, employee benefits, immigration and pension law.

Websites: www.kliemt.de and www.iuslaboris.com

Pensions & Benefits

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Michael Kliemt is a "very renowned" name in the German market with a comprehensive skillset and deep expertise in the sector.

Biography

Michael Kliemt is founder and senior partner of KLIEMT.Arbeitsrecht, a leading German law firm with about 70 lawyers practising exclusively in employment, labour and pension law. His main areas of work include collective dismissals, restructuring processes, drafting and negotiating company collective agreements, negotiation and mediation with works councils and unions, as well as the creation and legal optimisation of service contracts and pension plans.

He was born in 1966, received his JD (doctorate) in 1994 and was admitted to the Bar in 1995. In 1999 he was granted the title Certified Employment Law Specialist by the bar association. In 2006 he became a professor in labour and employment law. Until 2002 he was a partner at Clifford Chance, where he built up and was head of the employment law department in Düsseldorf.

Michael Kliemt has been recommended and named as one of the leading German employment law practitioners in many publications, such as WWL, Best Lawyers, Handelsblatt, WirtschaftswocheFocus and Manager Magazine. Chambers, Legal Experts and JUVE named him as one of the leading individuals in employment law in Germany.

Michael Kliemt is a frequent writer and speaker on employment and labour law topics and author of legal commentaries and numerous books. He is chairman of KLIEMT.Arbeitsrecht's pensions practice group, a member of the German Employment Court Association, the German-Japanese Employment Law Association and the working group of the employment law specialists in the German Lawyers Association.

He speaks German and English.

KLIEMT.Arbeitsrecht is the German member of Ius Laboris, the global alliance of leading law firms providing specialised services in employment/labour law, employee benefits, immigration and pension law.

Websites: www.kliemt.de and www.iuslaboris.com

National Leader

Germany - Labour & Employment

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Michael Kliemt is a widely recognised name among peers and clients who consider him a standout name when it comes to handling collective dismissals, collective agreements and employment-related disputes.

Biography

Michael Kliemt is founder and senior partner of KLIEMT.Arbeitsrecht, a leading German law firm with about 70 lawyers practising exclusively in employment, labour and pension law. His main areas of work include collective dismissals, restructuring processes, drafting and negotiating company collective agreements, negotiation and mediation with works councils and unions, as well as the creation and legal optimisation of service contracts and pension plans.

He was born in 1966, received his JD (doctorate) in 1994 and was admitted to the Bar in 1995. In 1999 he was granted the title Certified Employment Law Specialist by the bar association. In 2006 he became a professor in labour and employment law. Until 2002 he was a partner at Clifford Chance, where he built up and was head of the employment law department in Düsseldorf.

Michael Kliemt has been recommended and named as one of the leading German employment law practitioners in many publications, such as WWLBest LawyersHandelsblattFocus and Manager MagazineChambersLegal Experts and JUVE named him as one of the leading individuals in employment law in Germany.

Michael Kliemt is a frequent writer and speaker on employment and labour law topics and author of legal commentaries and numerous books. He is chairman of KLIEMT.Arbeitsrecht’s pensions practice group, a member of the German Employment Court Association, the German-Japanese Employment Law Association and the working group of the employment law specialists in the German Lawyers Association.

He speaks German and English.

KLIEMT.Arbeitsrecht is the German member of Ius Laboris, the global alliance of leading law firms providing specialised services in employment/labour law, employee benefits, immigration and pension law.

Websites: www.kliemt.de and www.iuslaboris.com

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