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Dr Sebastian Schulz


Frankfurt am Main

Schulz Sebastian
Dr Sebastian Schulz


Frankfurt am Main

Sebastian is an employment specialist with a wide experience in advising international and national companies on all issues of individual and collective employment law, in particular with a focus on the financial industry and all aspects of remuneration as well as bonus and incentive schemes. Furthermore, his practice includes dealing with employee representatives and employment law aspects of M&A transactions, including post-deal integration and reorganisation measures. 

He effectively coordinates deal teams across jurisdictions and, due to his strong entrepreneurial mindset, he is always able helping clients to achieve their strategic goals. Clients value him for a clear view on all legal aspects of a matter while providing tailor-made and pragmatic advice.

Sebastian is regularly representing clients in proceedings before labour courts and is also well-known for the conclusion of out-of-court termination agreements with respect to both employment and service relationships. 

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Blog Post: 20 October 2021

Highest labour law court in Germany acknowledges recoverability of internal investigation costs

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News: 06 September 2021

Advising the founders of L.A.B. Cosmetics on the company’s sale to Oakley Capital/WindStar

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Publications: 15 October 2020

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Experience highlights



Employment and Benefits

Employment Advisory

Employment Litigation




Frankfurt am Main

Bockenheimer Landstraße 2
60306 Frankfurt am Main

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Specialised Lawyer in Employment Law (Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht), Germany, 2019
Rechtsanwalt, Germany, 2013


Dr. jur., University Kiel, Germany, 2010

Other noteworthy experience


  • Tokai Carbon Co. Ltd. on the acquisition of COBEX-group from Triton (EUR 825 million)
  • PAI Partners on the acquisition of Armacell from Blackstone (EUR 1.4 billion)
  • Helaba on the acquisition of Dexia Kommunalbank Deutschland (EUR 352 million)
  • The insolvency administrator of ESCADA SE, Dr. Christian Gerloff, on the asset transfer to a US investor
  • A global financial institution on the termination of its joint venture with Commerzbank AG

Published work

  • Schulz S.; Löw 2020, "Erfolgreiche übertragende Sanierung trotz Betriebsübergang? ", BB 2020, 244
  • Schulz S., Stolzenberg (2019) "Anordnung von Auslandsreisen auf Grundlage des Weisungsrechts", NZA 2019, 1320
  • Schulz S., Pfrang (2018) "Reichweite und Grenzen von Auskunfts- und Informationsansprüchen des Betriebsrats", BB 2018, 1396
  • Schulz S. (2017) "Zu spät? Die 2-Wochen-Frist bei der außerordentlichen Kündigung", Personalszene, 27.11.2017
  • Schulz S. (2017) "Betriebsänderungen während einer Betriebsratswahl", BB 2017, 949
  • Schulz S. (2016) "Richtig mit Low Performern umgehen", Human Resources Manager Online, 02.05.2016
  • Schulz S. (2015) "Neue Regeln zur Leiharbeit", Human Resources Manager Online, 30.11.2015
  • Schulz S., Zimmermann (2014) "Kündigungsschutzklage eines Profifußballtrainers", jurisPR-ArbR 7/2014 Anm. 4
  • Schulz S. (2014) "Kündigung eines Schwerbehinderten durch den Betriebserwerber - Zustimmungsantrag durch den Insolvenzverwalter als Betriebsveräußerer", AuA 2014, page 486 et seq. (Anmerkung)
  • Schulz S., Menke (2011) "Fristlose Kündigung nach § 627 BGB im Sportrecht", NJW 2011, page 1845 et seq.
  • Schulz S. (2011) "Grundrechtskollisionen im Berufssport", dissertation at Kiel University