Dr. Thomas Bichat is a highly respected employment and inheritance lawyer at Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte PartG. As a certified specialist in the field of employment law, our clients can confidently rely on Dr. Bichat’s considerable expertise.
Specialized in Employment and Labour law
Dr. Bichat counsels and represents our clients, comprising of companies from all sectors in Germany and internationally, as the head of our employment law practice group. He supports private individuals and companies both in- and out- of court and advises them as to their rights under German law. He advises on the full scope of employment law issues including on all issues relating to unfair dismissal, legal employment termination, the drafting of employment contracts, the legal requirements within a transfer of business ownership and support in the restructuring processes.
Experienced in negotiations, Dr. Bichat provides companies with legal representation in disputes with work councils, trade unions and other bodies. Furthermore, our corporate clients can reap the benefits of Dr. Bichat’s in-depth in-house training on a range of legal matters.
Proficiency in Inheritance Law
In addition to employment law, Dr. Thomas Bichat also actively supports our clients in the field of German and international inheritance law. Conflicts in this field and the prevention of such conflicts often require a specialized inheritance lawyer. Dr. Bichat advises our clients on matters both before and after the inheritance as he not only supports clients in the drafting of their will, business succession and estate planning but also advises clients on the legal requirements within a community of heirs and about their rights under the Pflichtteil (compulsory share of the inheritance).
Legal challenges within the field of inheritance law tend to be difficult on many levels for those involved. Having Dr. Bichat in your corner means that not only will you be working with a lawyer with an in-depth knowledge of the legal requirements of inheritance law but also someone who has been involved in many disputes and legal cases over the years.
Dr. Thomas Bichat: Career
After studying law at the Universities of Bonn and Lucerne and completing his first state examination at the Higher Regional Court of Cologne, Dr. Bichat worked as a research assistant at the University of Bonn. During his legal clerkship he was drawn to the German Embassy in Beijing, where he gained further international experience.
Following the completion of his doctorate at the University of Bonn, as well as his second state examination at the Ministry of Justice in Düsseldorf, he worked as a lawyer for labour law in a leading international law firm. For several years now he has worked tirelessly as a reliable legal expert for the benefit of the clients of Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte. .