Andreas Kössel  LUTZ | ABEL


Andreas Kössel

 Andreas Kössel  LUTZ | ABEL

Profile details

Andreas Kössel advises national and international clients on all issues of individual and collective employment law. Due to his experience abroad, he is also the contact person for international assignments and is called upon to deal with the concerns of foreign clients on all issues of German employment law. A further focus of his work is litigation, as his training as a business mediator means that he also knows how to score points in particularly complex and procedural situations.

Among other things, clients appreciate his calm manner and practical approach.

  • Individual and collective employment law
  • Strategic advice on the implementation of restructurings
  • Deployment of external personnel
  • Representation of board members, managing directors, and executives
  • Industrial constitution law including negotiations on reconciliation of interests and social compensation plans | conciliation boards
  • Employment law litigation
  • Lawyer at LUTZ | ABEL since 2019
  • Lawyer at a major international law firm in Munich, Frankfurt, and London, 2012 – 2018
  • Mentor for civil law at the distance learning university in Hagen since 2018
  • Certified specialist lawyer for employment law and business mediator (CVM) since 2015
  • Admission to the bar, 2012
  • Research assistant at ZAAR - Centre for Labour Relations and Labour Law (LMU), 2010 – 2011
  • Law studies at the University of Augsburg



Employment Law

New Verification Act (Nachweisgesetz) from 1 August 2022 - NEED FOR ACTION FOR ALL EMPLOYERS

With the implementation of the Working Conditions Directive, the right of proof for employers has been tightened and - due to the written form requirement - digitalization has been set back. Employers must adapt their employment contracts. If not, fines…


Employment Law

Working Time


Employment Law

Employee vs. contractor / freelancer


Employment Law

Personnel reductions despite short-time working – a follow-up

The corona crisis continues to keep us on edge. Short-time work and government protective measures are often no longer sufficient to offset the economic effects due to the prolonged duration of the corona crisis.


Employment Law

Staff reductions - Termination due to operational reasons despite short-time work?

For many companies, staff cuts are unavoidable during the Corona crisis, when short-time work and government protective shielding measures are no longer sufficient. Is it possible to make redundancies during the current short-time work period? Which employment…


Employment Law

Home office - not only an option in times of COVID-19

Home office was already in vogue prior to the Corona crisis. Due to the current situation, the German minister of employment, Mr. Hubertus Heil, wants to legally establish the right to work from home. This right is planned to be valid also once the crisis…


Employment Law

Short-time work in times of the coronavirus

Overview of short-time work and short-time compensation for employers and employees.


Venture Capital / M&A

LUTZ | ABEL advises in EUR 17 Million Series B round of financing for Temedica

The healthcare start-up Temedica GmbH from Germany announced to have completed a € 17 million Series B financing round.