• Dr. Michael Witteler
  • Dr. Michael Witteler

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witteler@pwwl.de
+49 (0) 30 20 62 95 3-0
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Dr. Michael Witteler has particular expertise in the areas of corporate data protection law, pension law and canon labor law.

He advises companies with regard to personal employee data, for example in connection with compliance investigations. He also supports companies in drafting and negotiating works agreements with respect to the implementation of data processing equipment and software.

Apart from individual matters of pension law, Dr. Michael Witteler is widely experienced in restructuring company pension schemes and in dealing with entitlements to company pension schemes in connection with transactions.

Furthermore, Dr. Witteler has special knowledge in the field of canon labor law. He has years of experience in advising religious institutions in all matters of individual and collective labor law.

He is a regular speaker on topics related to labor law and data protection. In May 2013 Dr. Michael Witteler was appointed as an honorary judge at the Labor Court in Berlin.

Language skills: German, English
Location: Berlin

  • Career

    born in Hindelang

    1990-1992
    Graduate Studies at the University of Passau

    1992-1994
    Graduate Studies at the Westphalian Wilhelms-University of Münster

    1996-1998
    Compulsory legal training in Dortmund

    1998
    Admission to the German Bar Association

    1999
    PhD thesis supervised by Prof. Dr. Birk at the Institute for Fiscal Law, Westphalian Wilhelms-University of Münster

    1998-2002
    Own law firm in Münster/Westfalen

    2003
    Certified labor law specialist

    2003-2005
    Lawyer at Haarmann, Hemmelrath & Partner, Berlin and Frankfurt am Main

    2006-2010
    Counsel at Salans LLP, Berlin

    2010
    Counsel at Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law

    2011
    Partner at Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law

  • Publications

    Anrechnung von einschlägig erworbener Berufserfahrung innerhalb der EU?, Der Betrieb, 12/2018

    E-Mail an den Aus­ge­schie­denen, Legal Tribune Online

    Risiken und Aufwand verringern – Entgeltumwandlung, Arbeit und Arbeitsrecht 07/2014

    Betriebliche Praxis und Konfliktsituationen – der Umgang mit dem Betriebsrat, Arbeit und Arbeitsrecht 09/2014

    Aufsatz: Leitfaden Betriebsratswahlen 2014, Arbeit und Arbeitsrecht 05/2013

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Letzte Beiträge

News from the data protection: Data transfer to the US – Effects of the European Court of Justice’s Schrems II ruling

The Schrems II decision by the European Court of Justice (Case C-311/18) from July 16, 2020 poses serious problems with the transfer of personal data to the [...]

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Tracking App for employees?

In connection with the discussion about the right measures to contain the Covid19 pandemic, the introduction of an app is often discussed. This app should help [...]

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Data protection news: Brexit Actually – what will apply after 31 January 2020?

At 11 pm GMT today, 31 January 2020, after much to-ing and fro-ing the United Kingdom will finally leave the European Union. Is there now a need for action for [...]

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