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Leonie Meißner, LL.M.

Associate
+49.(0)30.220.029.305
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Leonie Meißner is an associate in the firm’s Berlin office and concentrates her practice in labor, employment and workplace safety. She advises German and international companies on individual and collective employment law issues.

Her work focuses in particular on data protection with regard to employment relationships, social security law and immigration law. In addition, she supports on employment law related issues in connection with corporate transactions and restructurings, such as co-determination.

Professional Background

Ms. Meißner joined K&L Gates in March 2018. During her legal traineeship, she worked for a leading international law firm and the German Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Berlin and Hanoi. She studied law at the Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg and Queen Mary University London, where she was awarded an LL.M. in European Law.

Speaking Engagements

  • Legal Awareness in HR at the Grüenderszene HR Day, April 26, 2018

Additional Information

Publications
  • Invalidity of Post-Contractual Non-Compete Covenants with Executives in the Event of Excessive Material Scope, comment on German Federal Labor Court ruling of August 2, 2018, GWR 2019, issue 8, p. 146, together with Nils Neumann (German article)
  • No Company Practice in Case of Presumed Legal Obligation, comment on German Federal Labor Court ruling of July 11, 2018, GWR 2019, issue 3, p. 54, together with Nils Neumann (German article)
  • Employer Obligations Concerning Rejection of Applications of Severely Disabled Individuals, Blog Post in German Employment Law Expert Forum (EFAR), Articles, 14 February 2019, together with Nils Neumann (German article)
  • Justifying the Rejection of a Severely Disabled Applicant, comment on German Federal Labor Court ruling of September 28, 2017, GWR 2019, issue 2, p. 35, together with Nils Neumann (German article)
  • No Preferential Treatment of a Works Council Member by Termination Agreement, comment on German Federal Labor Court ruling of March 21, 2018, GWR 2018, issue 17, p. 340, together with Nils Neumann (German article).
  • Case Law Shift Concerning Employee Misclassification Criminal Liability, comment on (German) Federal Supreme Court ruling of January 24, 2018, AuA 2018, issue 8, p. 491, together with Nils Neumann (German article).
  • Requirement of Clarity on the Source of Law in Case of Multi-Party Works Agreements, comment on German Federal Labor Court ruling of September 26, 2017, GWR 2018, issue 15, p. 291, together with Nils Neumann (German article).