Dr Markus Diepold > Dentons > Berlin, Germany > Lawyer Profile

10117 BERLIN

Work Department

Employment and Labour


Dr. Markus Diepold is a partner in Dentons’ Berlin office and Co-Head of the German Employment and Labor practice group. He is a certified specialized lawyer for employment law and advises companies on all aspects of individual and collective employment law as well as on questions of social security law. He focuses on the drafting of employment contract agreements (executive board employment contracts, managing director service contracts, employment agreements), on the creation of remuneration systems, redundancy protection law / redundancies, transfers of businesses (article 613a German Civil Code), company agreements, collective bargaining agreements, collective bargaining agreement negotiations and questions in connection with the formation of co-deciding supervisory boards and group works councils. He also concentrates on the restructuring of companies and groups in-  and outside insolvency proceedings.

Dr. Markus Diepold represents companies, managing directors and executive boards throughout Germany in lawsuits with the Labour Court, the Regional Labour Court and the Federal Labour Court as well as with the Regional Court and the Higher regional Court. He organizes in-house trainings for clients as well as seminars for external organizers in relation to all relevant employment law issues.


  • Partner, Dentons, Berlin, 2014 to date
  • Counsel, Dentons (formerly Salans), Berlin, 2009-2014
  • Associate, Beiten Burkhardt Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft, 2005-2009


Specialist lawyer for Employment law, Germany, 2009

Admitted to the bar, Germany, 2005

Berlin and London, 2003-2005, Legal Clerkship

Humboldt University of Berlin, 2003, Dr. iur.

Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, 2001, Legal studies

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Deutschland > Arbeitsrecht > Arbeitsrecht

Dentons setzt die kollektivarbeitsrechtlichen Kapazitäten insbesondere bei Restrukturierungen und M&A-Transaktionen ein, einschließlich Mandate mit Insolvenz-Bezug, die man routinemäßig praxis- und standortübergreifend mit Co-Leiter Markus Diepold an der arbeitsrechtlichen Federführung bearbeitet. Daneben berät er Mandanten – viele davon aus den Bereichen Gesundheit, Metall- und Elektroindustrie sowie Automotive – bei diversen arbeits- und sozialversicherungsrechtlichen Fragen des Tagesgeschäfts. Co-Leiter Sascha Grosjean komplementiert diesen Ansatz durch Expertise in der betrieblichen Altersversorgung und HR-Compliance.

Germany > Employment

Dentons‘ strength is collective employment law advice, in particular restructuring and M&A transactions, including insolvency-related mandates. The team, co-led by Markus Diepold, offers interdisciplinary support and regularly operates across different locations. Diepold also advises clients on various day-to-day employment and social security law issues with particular sector expertise in the healthcare, metal and electronics as well as automotive industries. Co-head Sascha Grosjean complements this approach with expertise in occupational pension schemes and HR compliance.