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Volker Serth

Attorney

Board Certified Attorney for Employment Law

Frankfurt am Main
Eschersheimer Landstraße 25-27
60322 Frankfurt am Main

T +49 69 95 957-213
F +49 69 95 957-244

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Admitted in: 1991

Universities: Frankfurt am Main

Practice areas
Areas of expertise
Memberships

Deutscher Anwaltsverein
Frankfurter Anwaltsverein

Languages

German, English

Legal practice

Volker Serth was admitted to the bar in Germany in 1991 and has been a certified specialist lawyer for labor and employment law (Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht) since 1995. He has extensive experience in advising a​nd representing domestic and foreign corporate clients in all matters of individual and collective labor law.
Volker Serth advises corporate clients in the following aspects of individual labor law (excerpt):

  • design and negotiation of terms and conditions for employment agreements
  • introduction and change of remuneration systems
  • employment aspects of corporate restructurings and reorganizations,
  • redundancies and cost-cutting measures
  • termination agreements
  • (preparatory) assessment of and representation in termination issues
  • social security law
  • litigation

His expertise in collective labor law comprises, amongst others, negotiations with works councils and trade unions and their legal advisers on all matters of co-determination, in particular settlements of conflicting interests and social plans, corporate restructurings and reorganizations, redundancies and cost-cutting measures.
Volker Serth advises corporate clients on how to handle issues with works councils. He is also experienced in negotiating collective agreements. In connection with Mergers and Acquisitions, Volker Serth performs due diligence checks regarding the labor and employment law aspects of each respective case.

Education and career

​Frankfurt University, 1991 admission to the German bar, 1995 certified specialist lawyer for labor and employment law (Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht)

Publications
Awards

JUVE Handbook:
Volker Serth recommended in employment law (“long-standing cooperation, expert advice, quick turnover with very good results”, "highly competent, very good advice, works quickly", client).