Counsel
merkelbach@pwwl.de
+49 (0) 30 20 62 95 3-0
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Dr. Constanze Mercedes Merkelbach’s legal practice encompasses all matters of individual and collective labor law. In addition to provide ongoing advice on employment law, her areas of expertise are focused on questions of disputes relating to protection against dismissal and the drafting of employment and service contracts as well as termination agreements. Furthermore, she has particular experience in issues relating to works constitution law and litigation.

Language skills: German, English
Location: Berlin

  • Career

    1998-2002
    Graduate studies at the University of Cologne

    2002-2004
    Research Assistant at the Chair of Civil Law, Labor Law and Comparative Law at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

    2003
    Compulsory legal training at the District Court Düsseldorf

    2007-2009
    Research Assistant at KLIEMT.Arbeitsrecht, Düsseldorf

    2009
    Admission to the German Bar Association

    2009-2011
    Lawyer at KLIEMT.Arbeitsrecht, Düsseldorf

    2011-2012
    Lawyer at Allen & Overy LLP, Düsseldorf

    2012-2019
    Lawyer at PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft, Hamburg

    2018
    PhD thesis on „The company practice – With special regard to the applicability of collective agreements by virtue of company practice” at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

    2019-2021
    Lawyer at Fellaws Muschal Brachmann PartG mbB, Berlin

    2021
    Counsel at Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law, Berlin

Counsel
merkelbach@pwwl.de
+49 (0) 30 20 62 95 3-0

Dr. Constanze Mercedes Merkelbach’s legal practice encompasses all matters of individual and collective labor law. In addition to provide ongoing advice on employment law, her areas of expertise are focused on questions of disputes relating to protection against dismissal and the drafting of employment and service contracts as well as termination agreements. Furthermore, she has particular experience in issues relating to works constitution law and litigation.

Language skills: German, English
Location: Berlin

Career

1998-2002
Graduate studies at the University of Cologne

2002-2004
Research Assistant at the Chair of Civil Law, Labor Law and Comparative Law at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

2003
Compulsory legal training at the District Court Düsseldorf

2007-2009
Research Assistant at KLIEMT.Arbeitsrecht, Düsseldorf

2009
Admission to the German Bar Association

2009-2011
Lawyer at KLIEMT.Arbeitsrecht, Düsseldorf

2011-2012
Lawyer at Allen & Overy LLP, Düsseldorf

2012-2019
Lawyer at PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft, Hamburg

2018
PhD thesis on „The company practice – With special regard to the applicability of collective agreements by virtue of company practice” at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

2019-2021
Lawyer at Fellaws Muschal Brachmann PartG mbB, Berlin

2021
Counsel at Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law, Berlin