Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law > Dusseldorf, Germany > Firm Profile

Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law
Königsallee 6-8
40212 Düsseldorf

Germany > Employment Tier 3

Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law opened two new offices: in October 2020, the Hamburg office opened under the management of newcomer Albrecht Nehls (previously at Kolaschnik Partner ) – he is extensively active in individual and collective employment law and has specialist expertise in church employment law – and in December of the same year the Cologne office was opened, which is under the leadership of Verena Braeckeler-Kogel. Braeckeler-Kogel advises primarily on restructuring, mass redundancies, plant closures and business transfers; professional skills that she shares with practice head Tobias Pusch, who most recently advised digital companies on transactions and the founding of SEs. Also well versed in transactional support is Marius Fritzsche, he made partner in July 2021. In addition, the group represents clients in court proceedings and offers advice on compliance and data protection issues. In October 2020, Dirk Freihube, who focuses on the banking sector, joined GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB.

Practice head(s):


The team is fully synchronised, no matter which contact person you just spoke to or who answers, there is no loss of information, no repetitions necessary. Very good responsiveness, but most outstanding is that PWWL listens carefully and speaks the language of its clients. Extremely practical, entrepreneurial – in addition to 1st class employment law know-how.’

Thomas Wahlig not only impresses with his outstanding expertise, but also with his personality. His calm demeanor exudes sovereignty and regularly leads to the best results, especially in difficult negotiation situations.’

Marius Fritzsche: Pragmatic and focused, yet comprehensive and relevant .

Super open and professional team, great cooperation, lots of fun, always available, very good work and communication!’

‘Dr Holger Thomas – our best external legal advisor, absolute benchmark for excellent legal advice in connection with the best responsiveness, excellent service attitude and above all a high degree of pragmatism and understanding of risk .

There is a competent contact person for all specialist areas. Dealing with clients and each other is appreciative and positive. Good availability and response times. Binding communication.’

Albrecht Nehls: Very competent, practical recommendations, reliable.’

Ms. Braeckeler-Kogel is a proven expert in employment law in the banking and finance sector.’

Key clients

Avaya Deutschland GmbH


Carl Zeiss AG

Check24 Gruppe

Delivery Hero


Ewellix GmbH

flaschenpost SE



Hyatt Group

Imperial Brands/Reemtsma

Korian Deutschland AG


Mandarin Oriental


ManpowerGroup Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG





Rolls Royce

RWE Renewables

Spie Lück Gruppe

Sixt SE



Work highlights

  • Advising Flaschenpost SE on the sale to the Oetker Group, the largest exit in the German start-up scene in 2020.
  • Advising MAGNA International (Germany) GmbH on a major restructuring project.  
  • Advising McDonald’s Germany LLC on setting up its own delivery service.