Stefan Lunk

Prof. Dr. Stefan Lunk is a partner in the Hamburg office and Co-chair of the firm’s Employment Law Practice. In particular, he advises employers on the co-determination right of the works council, on restructurings and related participation rights, as well as on the negotiation of social compensation plans or collective wage agreements. He regularly advises on labor matters in mergers and acquisitions, as well as downsizings and restructurings of international and domestic companies. Mr. Lunk’s practice further includes individual employment relations, in particular the initiation and termination of officers’ service contracts, as well as proceedings – also on corporate bodies' sites.

In JUVE 2015/2016, Mr. Lunk is “recommended” for Employment Law and recognized as a “leading senior employment partner,” as well as a “leading name in advice to executives.” He is named as a “key individual” for Employment Law in Chambers Europe Germany 2015 and recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” for Employment in Germany by Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2015. Furthermore, he is listed as a “leading individual” lawyer in Employment law by The Legal 500 EMEA 2015 and among the 40 leading figures in human resources in Germany in 2015 by Personalmagazin.

Mr. Lunk is the author of numerous publications on German labor and employment law (click here to download a list of selected publications), editor of the book AnwaltFormulare Arbeitsrecht by Deutscher Anwaltverlag, as well as co-author of publications such as Praxishandbuch Betriebsverfassungsrecht  by C. H. Beck Verlag and AnwaltKommentar Arbeitsrecht by Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft. He publishes in professional journals and lectures on labor and employment law on a regular basis.

Mr. Lunk has been appointed as chairman of the Employment Law Committee of the German Bar Association and is a member of the managing board of the DAV’s law-making committee.

He is also an honorary professor at the Kiel University Law School where he lectures in employment law.