“We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”
Dolly Parton

Hangarter | Legal is a law firm specialised in employment and labour law for companies and executives. We advise and represent German and international companies of all industries and sizes.

Services

For and with our clients we develop tailor-made solutions.
Personal. Tailor-made. Pragmatic.

SETTING THE RIGHT COURSE

NO WAY TOO FAR

EXPERIENCE

Employment law for companies

Advice for HR departments, company owners and managers
Representation in court and out of court
Negotiations with works councils
Training for HR, company owners and managers

Contracts
Works council agreements and policies
Remuneration and benefits
Employee retention
Pension schemes
Protection of trade secrets and know-how
Post-contractual restrictions

Restructuring projects

Recruitment processes
Performance management
Grievances and complaints
Equal opportunities 
Discrimination

Dismissals/separation from employees

Contingent workers (contractors, temporary workers)

Shut-down and relocation of establishments
Collective dismissals/mass redundancies

TUPE and transfer of employees
M&A transactions and post-merger integration

Internal investigations
Compliance

Employee data protection
Secondment
Hiring of foreign employees

Employment law for managers

Legal advice, representation in court and out of court as well as coaching for negotiations for managing directors, board members and managers regarding employment and service contracts, variable compensation (bonus/profit-sharing, stock options), job change, termination and resignation, termination agreements, post-contractual restrictions

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Get on board

“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” Albert Einstein

Legal issues are often complex. We are strategic advisors at your side to find the best, simplest and most pragmatic but also legally sound solution for your employment law issues, so you can focus on your core business.

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About me

Daniela Hangarter – Attorney-at-Law (German bar) and Certified Specialist Employment Lawyer with many years of experience and international expertise

CURRICULUM VITAE

Since 1 September 2020 Hangarter | Legal

2009 – 2020

Lawyer at Greenfort, Frankfurt am Main

since 2017 as Associated Partner

2012

Certified specialist employment lawyer

2008

Immigration Advisor at Oceania Development Group, Christchurch, New Zealand

2006 – 2007

Master of Laws (LL.M.) studies at University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

2006

Research assistant at Ashurst LLP, Frankfurt am Main

2006

2nd legal state exam

2004 – 2006

Legal training at the Regional Court Darmstadt including training with the employment law teams of Coudert Brothers LLP and White & Case LLP, Frankfurt am Main

2003

1st legal state exam

1998 – 2003

Legal studies at University of the Saarland, Saarbruecken

Awards & Commitment

Teaching assignment for Master’s degree

Since 2018 Lecturer at
Hochschule Fresenius, Wiesbaden

Master Human Resources Management (M.A.) study programme
– Individual employment law,
social (security) and procedural law

– Restructuring employment law
and collective employment law

Commitment #stayonboard

Co-initiator of #stayonboard – an initiative for the introduction of an option allowing board members to suspend their mandate due to maternity/parental leave/illness/care responsibilities
www.stayonboard.org

Pro Bono

Since 2022 pro bono advisor in the citizens’ advice bureau of the Frankfurt Lawyers’ Association

„Most recommended employment law firms and lawyers” 2022

Recommended as “Top Employment Lawyer” and “Top Employment Law Firm” by Wirtschaftswoche

„Most recommended employment law firms and lawyers” 2021

Recommended as “Top Employment Lawyer” and “Top Employment Law Firm” by Wirtschaftswoche

„Most recommended employment law firms and lawyers” 2020

Recommended as „Top Employment Lawyer“ by Wirtschaftswoche

“Best Lawyers” 2022

Recommended as lawyer for employment law and employee benefits law by Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers.
You can find more information here

„Lawyer of the Year“ 2021

Recognized as „Lawyer of the Year“ for Employment Law and recommended as lawyer for Employee Benefits Law by Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers. You can find more information here and here

“Best Lawyers” 2020

Recommended as lawyer for employment law and employee benefits law by Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers.
You can find more information here

Leaders League 2022

“Recommended” by Leaders League in the 2022 ranking of the best firms for labour and employment lawSince 2018 Lecturer at Hochschule Fresenius, Wiesbaden
Master Human Resources Management (M.A.) study programme
– Individual employment law, social (security) and procedural law
– Restructuring employment law and collective employment law

WiWo TOPAnwaeltin Arbeitsrecht 2022 Daniela Hangarter LLM

Memberships

Deutscher Anwaltverein (German Bar Association)
Section for Employment Law of the German Bar Association
European Employment Lawyers‘ Association (EELA)
International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
Regional Representative (since 2021)

Team

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Julian Leicht

Attorney-at-Law

julian@hangarter-legal.com

“A problem well-defined is a problem half solved.”
John Dewey

CV

Publications

HANDBOOK CROSS-BORDER EMPLOYMENT LAW 2022

Hangarter, D. 2022. Trade Unions and Collective Bargaining Agreements in Germany. In Berkowitz, P. M. (Ed.), Cross-Border Employment Law 2022.

DER NEUE GESETZLICHE ANSPRUCH AUF EINE MANDATSPAUSE FÜR ORGANMITGLIEDER (#STAYONBOARD)

“Der neue gesetzliche Anspruch auf eine Mandatspause für Organmitglieder (#stayonboard) [The new legal entitlement for a suspension of a board’s member‘s mandate] ”. ArbRB 2021, 311 (with Dr. Jessica Jacobi)

HANDBOOK CROSS-BORDER EMPLOYMENT LAW 2021

Hangarter, D. 2021. German Labor Courts and the GDPR – An Overview. In Berkowitz, P. M. (Ed.), Cross-Border Employment Law 2021.

LIEBERS, FORMULARBUCH DES FACHANWALTS

Hangarter, D., & Oberwinter, J. 2020. Kapitel K (Beendigung des Arbeitsverhältnisses) [Chapter K (Termination of the employment contract)]. In Liebers, H.-J. (Ed.), Formularbuch des Fachanwalts Arbeitsrecht. 6th edition.
Köln: Luchterhand.

HANDBOOK CROSS-BORDER EMPLOYMENT LAW 2019

Hangarter, D. 2019. Interviewing Employees in Internal Investigations – A Balancing Act. In Berkowitz, P. M. (Ed.), Cross-Border Employment Law 2019.

EIN THEMA: ZWEI ARBEITSRECHTLER – ZWEI MEINUNGEN?

“Ein Thema: Zwei Arbeitsrechtler – zwei Meinungen? Mobile Arbeit/Home Office [One topic, two employment lawyers – two opinions? Mobile Work/Home Office]”. AE 2019, 177 (with Olaf Lienau)

ARBEITNEHMER MIT SONDER-
KÜNDIGUNGSSCHUTZ IN DER MASSENENTLASSUNG

Hangarter, D. 2017. “Arbeitnehmer mit Sonderkündigungsschutz in der Massenentlassung [Employees with special protection against dismissal in collective dismissal proceedings].” Fachanwalt Arbeitsrecht 21, no. 5: 130.

ARBEITSRECHTLICHE UMSTRUKTURIERUNG IN DER INSOLVENZ

Annuß / Lembke / Hangarter. Arbeitsrechtliche Umstrukturierung in der Insolvenz [Labour laws relating to the restructuring of insolvent corporations]. 3rd edition. Köln: RWS Verlag, 2016.

ALWAYS UP TO DATE

News

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„Marburger Arbeitsrechtstage“ on 25/26 November 2022

On 25 November 2022 I will speak about “Recent case law highlights – 50 employment law cases of the last 12 months”. The full program is available here.

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Office Warming Party on 30 June 2022

We were very happy to celebrate our office warming party at Liebigstraße 50 with more than 40 wonderful guests. It was a great party!

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„Most recommended employment law firms and lawyers” 2022

According to the business magazine Wirtschaftswoche (issue 20 of 2022), Hangarter | Legal is also in 2022 one of the most renowned employment law firms and Daniela Hangarter one of[…]

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Contact


Liebigstraße 50
60323  Frankfurt am Main
GERMANY

Tel.: + 49 (0) 69 71 43 53 82
Fax: + 49 (0) 69 71 43 53 82
E-mail: daniela@hangarter-legal.com
www.hangarter-legal.com

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