Employment Lawyer in Aachen, Cologne & Düsseldorf

You need assistance in employment law matters in Germany? Then you have come to the right place! Our firm with offices in Aachen, Cologne & Düsseldorf works on employment contracts, severance payments, fixed-term contracts, termination issues, and many other employment law matters daily. Complying with – often short – time limits is of particular importance in the complex area of employment law. We can only assert your rights and entitlements derived from labour law if these time limits are observed. Therefore, it is vital that you keep an eye on any relevant periods, or that you obtain advice from our employment lawyers early on.

Our Labour & Employment Law Services

Dr. Thomas Bichat has many years of experience representing employers and employees, as well as managers. He is therefore familiar with the classic conflicts in employment law from both sides. We can offer comprehensive assistance to employees and employers, from first contact to a fully satisfactory solution. Beyond this, we also offer individual in-house training for your employees and your works council.
The list below may help you gain an impression of our employment law services:

  • Severance packages
  • Cautions
  • Personnel leasing
  • Termination agreements
  • Company (re-)integration programmes
  • Works council
  • Transfer of undertakings
  • Company agreements
  • In-house employment law training
  • Protection against dismissal
  • Wage arrears
  • Leave
  • Relocations
  • Right to direct employees

Your contact for employment law

Lawyer for Employment Law Services

Dr. Thomas Bichat


Smart Solutions & Expertise

Our main concern is finding the individually tailored, best-suited solution for each of our clients. There is often a desire to avoid court proceedings and to come to a solution quickly. Usually this will only be possible if the advice of a specialised lawyer is sought early on. Further, such early advice can of course have a significant positive impact on the success prospects of any proceedings at the Employment Court.

Backed up by our expertise and excellent reputation, your personal contact Dr. Thomas Bichat is looking forward to receiving your employment law queries. For these purposes, you are very welcome to make use of our offer of a free preliminary evaluation via e-mail, telephone or our online form.

Representation in Legal Proceedings

We represent employees, employers, managers, directors and other executives in court in both individual and collective employment law matters. When representing you, we are not limited to our offices in Aachen, Cologne and Düsseldorf, but can act in all German Employment Courts, State Employment Courts, the Federal Employment Court, and the Court of Justice of the European Union. We can provide you with a comprehensive evaluation of the risks and benefits of court proceedings before each of these institutions, and will give you the relevant information early in the process.

International Team of Lawyers

The international team of lawyers at Schlun & Elseven can advise and represent individuals and companies with business fluency in the following languages: Arabic, German, English, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish.

Online Form

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Locations & Contact

Office Hours

Mon. – Fr:
09:00 – 19:00 o’clock
24h Contact:
+49 211 882 8419
E-Mail: info@se-legal.de

Appointments only after
telephone arrangement.


Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte PartG
Von-Coels-Straße 214
52080 Aachen (Eilendorf)
Tel: 0241 4757140
Fax: 0241 47571469


Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte PartG
Kyffhäuserstr. 45
50674 Köln
Tel: 0221 93295960
Fax: 0221 932959669


Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte PartG
Königsallee 60F
40212 Düsseldorf
Tel: 021188284196
Fax: 0221 932959669

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Munich 80339
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