Dr. Philipp Byers

Dr. Philipp Byers
Lawyer, Partner
  • Specialist in Labour Law


  • Individual and Collective Labour Law
  • Reorganisation, negotioation of balancing of interest and social-compensation plan
  • Works Council Constitution Law and Collective Bargaining Law
  • Protection of Data Privacy of employees and employee monitoring
  • Labour Litigation
  • Representation of executive staff
  • Data Privacy Law


  • FOCUS SPEZIAL 2019: Top lawyer in labour law
  • JUVE handbook 2018|2019: often recommended lawyer and achiever in labour law ("Clients especially appreciate his competence in Data Privacy concerning employees and his advice with respect to compliance…")
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2018: recommended lawyer
  • JUVE handbook 2016 | 2017: recommended lawyer
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2017: recommended lawyer
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2016: recommended lawyer


  • Studied law in Munich and Cologne
  • Obtained law doctorate in Jena
  • Admitted to the bar in 2009
  • 2009–2014 lawyer in different law firms in Munich specializing in the Law of Corporation
  • Since 2012 specialist in Labour Law
  • Joined LUTZ | ABEL in 2014
  • Papers and presentations on Labour Law and protection of Data Privacy
  • Various papers and presentations
  • Since 2014 columnist for Employment Law topics at "DIE WELT“
  • 2016 publication of the manual “Mitarbeiterkontrollen” at Verlag C.H. Beck
  • Since 2017 editor of the "schnellbrief" for Human Resource Management and Labour Law at Verlag C.H. Beck


JUVE handbook 2018|2019: Achiever in Labour Law and often recommended lawyer