The world is changing rapidly – and the world of work with it. Likewise, the requirements for labour law advice of boards, executives in HR and legal counsels have changed significantly in recent years. These changes will not only continue but also increase exponentially in quantity and quality. New, complex challenges will be faced by employers and their human capital management. Global matrix structures, whistleblowing, transformation projects, artificial intelligence and crowd funding are just a few of the topics that are increasingly being highlighted – and cannot be adequately tackled with classic labour law advice.
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Dr. Andrea Panzer-Heemeier and Tobias Neufeld have been in charge of developing an innovative consulting approach at ARQIS which solves the increasingly complex challenges in HR in a focused, efficient and interdisciplinary way. Together with their team, they combine the expertise necessary for HR.Law in the areas Labour Law, Company Pension Schemes, Compensation & Benefits, HR Compliance, Data Law/Data Privacy, M&A/Corporate; both nationally and internationally.
is founding and managing partner at ARQIS and has decades of experience in HR advice for national and international companies.
The JUVE Handbuch 2018/2019 again lists her as an often-recommended lawyer for labour law and ranks her among the “Leading Partners in Labour Law (age 41 – 50)”. Competitors describe her to be “practice-oriented, professionally very competent and uncomplicated”, “professionally outstanding and pragmatic”.
According to Chambers Europe 2017, Andrea Panzer-Heemeier is focused and results-oriented. She has experience in dealing with matters of individual and collective labour law and represents clients during broad restructurings. She advised Kaisers Tengelmann on its works agreements during the intended takeover by Edeka.
Legal 500 Deutschland 2018 lists Dr. Andrea Panzer-Heemeier as a recommended lawyer in labour law. Competitors and clients are cited to have said she “knows every trick in the book and is excellent on all subject areas.”
Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt names Dr. Andrea Panzer-Heemeier the Labor & Employment „Lawyer of the Year” 2013 and for years, most recently in 2019, as one of the best business lawyers in the area of labour law (Labor & Employment).
Dr. Panzer-Heemeier was awarded the AI 2018 Global Excellence Award, as well as the “Most Influential Woman in Labour Law 2018 – Duesseldorf”.
has been a partner at ARQIS since 2020 and has decades of experience in HR advice for national and international companies. He is a leading name in the design of company pension schemes (JUVE- Handbuch 2019/2020).
According to Chambers Europe 2019, he offers “outstanding expertise”, “communicates very well and is extremely responsive and client-oriented”, in addition to being “the pensions expert”.
Who’s Who Legal Germany 2019 states: „Tobias Neufeld stands out for his impressive work in advising clients on the labour law aspects of major restructurings and mergers”.
The JUVE Handbuch 2018/2019 lists him as a “leading name in the design of company pension schemes” and an “often-recommended lawyer in labour law”.
In 2019, Legal 500 Deutschland describes his work as “efficient”, “clear and concise” and references his “broad expert knowledge”. In the previous year, Legal 500 described his labour law expertise as follows: Tobias Neufeld is “great on international, complex issues” and “great on company pension schemes”.
He is among the “Best Lawyers 2019“ for labour law (Handelsblatt)
and is an often recommended lawyer for labour law (JUVE Handbuch 2018/2019).