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Latham & Watkins LLP, Stefan Lunk, Hamburg, GERMANY

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Stefan Lunk

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Prof. Dr. Stefan Lunk is a partner in the Hamburg office and practices in the firm’s Employment Law Practice. In particular, he advises employers on the co-determination right of the works council, on restructurings and related participation rights, as well as on the negotiation of social compensation plans or collective wage agreements. He regularly advises on labor matters in mergers and acquisitions, as well as downsizings and restructurings of international and domestic companies. Mr. Lunk’s practice further includes individual employment relations, in particular the initiation and termination of officers’ service contracts, as well as proceedings – also on corporate bodies' sites.

In JUVE 2016/2017, Mr. Lunk is “recommended” for Employment Law and recognized as a “leading senior employment partner,” as well as a “leading name in advice to executives.” He is named as a “key individual” for Employment Law in Chambers Europe Germany 2015 and recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” for Employment in Germany by Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2016. Furthermore, he is listed as a “leading name” in Employment law by The Legal 500 EMEA 2017 and among the 40 leading figures in human resources in Germany in 2015 by Personalmagazin.



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With particular expertise in the pharmaceutical and chemical sectors, Latham & Watkins LLP focuses on restructuring-related and transactional employment law work alongside company pensions. Stefan Lunk advised Dow Chemical on collective bargaining issues and on negotiations concerning the partial sale of the company, while also representing the client before conciliation committees and the Federal Labour Court. The team also provides regular collective employment law advice to Airbus Group on negotiations with works councils and represents the client in court proceedings. Claudia Heins and team head Tobias Leder advised long-term client Siemens on employment law matters pertaining to the client’s merger with French transport company Alstom.

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