• Dr. Jochen Keilich
  • Dr. Jochen Keilich
  • Highest professional level

    Legal 500

Partner
keilich@pwwl.de
+49 (0) 30 20 62 95 3-0
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Dr. Jochen Keilich advises corporations on all matters of individual and collective labor law, in particular on issues of restructuring, measures of downsizing, transfer of undertakings as well as negotiations with works councils and trade unions. Dr. Jochen Keilich has particular expertise in advising public employers especially on matters of public sector co-determination law as well as privatization. He represents executive board members, directors and senior executives on matters of drafting employment agreements and on any changes in the terms of their employment. Another focus of his work is data protection law. Dr. Jochen Keilich is a frequent speaker on labor law issues, for instance he gives lectures for Management Circle and AuA. He is a member of the German-British Jurists Association, the European Labour Lawyers Association, the German Bar Association and the Frankfurt Zoological Society.

Language skills: German, English
Location: Berlin

  • Career

    born in Calw

    1994-1999
    Graduate Studies at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University in Frankfurt am Main

    1999-2000
    Graduate Studies at University of Exeter, LL.M. European Legal Studies

    2002-2003
    Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Frankfurt am Main

    2004
    PhD thesis supervised by Prof. Dr.Manfred Weiss, University of Frankfurt/Main on “The impact of human rights on Labour Law in Germany and England.”

    2003-2011
    Lawyer and since 2009 Partner at Beiten Burkhardt Rechtsanwaltschaftgesellschaft mbH, Hamburg and Berlin

    2007
    Certified labor and employment law specialist

    2011
    Partner at Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law

  • Publications

    Home-Office und Mobile Working, Schnellinformation für Personalmanagement und Arbeitsrecht, 2020

    BVerwG zur Besoldung für Personalratsmitglieder – Wer freigestellt ist, kann keine Leistungsprämie bekommen, Legal Tribune Online, 01/2020

    Reden ist Silber, Schweigen ist Gold – Eine Übersicht über die Geheimhaltungs- und Verschwiegenheitspflichten im Arbeitsrecht, Schnellinformation für Personalmanagement und Arbeitsrecht, 2019

    Die richtige (und wichtige) Gestaltung der Betriebsratsvergütung, Schnellinformation für Personalmanagement und Arbeitsrecht, 2018

    Betrieb­s­er­werber bleiben fremd­be­stimmt, Legal Tribune Online

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  • Awards / Activities

    • Listed since 2015 by JUVE as recommended lawyer
    • Listed since 2016 by Legal 500 as a recommended labor lawyer
    • Listed 2017 among 45 of the best labor lawyers in Germany by the German magazine Wirtschaftswoche
    • Lecturer for Management Circle AG: „Labour and Employment Law related aspects for managing directors”
    • Lecturer for Arbeit und Arbeitsrecht: „Work of the works council from an employer’s perspective“
    • Lecturer for Juristische Fachseminare, professional training for certified specialists: „Criminal offense at the workplace“ and “HR Compliance at the interfaces of labor law, criminal law and data protection law”

Partner
keilich@pwwl.de
+49 (0) 30 20 62 95 3-0

Dr. Jochen Keilich advises corporations on all matters of individual and collective labor law, in particular on issues of restructuring, measures of downsizing, transfer of undertakings as well as negotiations with works councils and trade unions. Dr. Jochen Keilich has particular expertise in advising public employers especially on matters of public sector co-determination law as well as privatization. He represents executive board members, directors and senior executives on matters of drafting employment agreements and on any changes in the terms of their employment. Another focus of his work is data protection law. Dr. Jochen Keilich is a frequent speaker on labor law issues, for instance he gives lectures for Management Circle and AuA. He is a member of the German-British Jurists Association, the European Labour Lawyers Association, the German Bar Association and the Frankfurt Zoological Society.

Language skills: German, English
Location: Berlin

Dr. Jochen Keilich
  • Highest professional level

    Legal 500

Career

born in Calw

1994-1999
Graduate Studies at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University in Frankfurt am Main

1999-2000
Graduate Studies at University of Exeter, LL.M. European Legal Studies

2002-2003
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Frankfurt am Main

2004
PhD thesis supervised by Prof. Dr.Manfred Weiss, University of Frankfurt/Main on “The impact of human rights on Labour Law in Germany and England.”

2003-2011
Lawyer and since 2009 Partner at Beiten Burkhardt Rechtsanwaltschaftgesellschaft mbH, Hamburg and Berlin

2007
Certified labor and employment law specialist

2011
Partner at Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law