Dr. Matthias Lodemann, LL.M. (Wellington)

Senior Associate, Certified Lawyer
for German Employment and Labour Law

T +49 40 27 88 537 16
F +49 40 27 88 537 28


Matthias Lodemann completed his legal education at Kiel University. He also holds degrees from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (LL.M.) and Bonn University (Dr. iur.). Employment and labour law were the primary focus of his postgraduate legal training in Hamburg and Sydney, Australia.

Matthias Lodemann joined our law firm in 2014. Since 2009, he also lectures in private, commercial and labour law at the FOM University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg.


Areas of expertise

Matthias Lodemann advises on individual and collective employment law, in particular with regard to transactions, restructurings and issues in connection with works councils. He assists companies or senior executives with the termination of employment, including post-contractual non-compete covenants, and with regard to all employment law aspects of compliance cases. Another area of expertise is the German Minimum Wage Act.



Member of the Employment and Labour Section of the German Bar Association
Fellow of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.
Member of the Hamburg Employment Lawyers Association (Hamburger Verein für Arbeitsrecht e.V.)



Matthias Lodemann advises in German and English.


Regulatory options for the remuneration of clothes change time (Regelungsmöglichkeiten zur Vergütung von Umkleidezeiten), NZA 2017, p. 624

The Future of Labour Law in Institutions of Ecclesiastical Welfare (Die Zukunft des Arbeitsrechts in kirchlichen Wohlfahrtseinrichtungen), in: Non Profit Law Yearbook 2014 (with Klaus-Stefan Hohenstatt)

Ecclesiastical Expectations of Loyalty and the European Convention of Human Rights (Kirchliche Loyalitätspflichten und die Europäische Menschenrechtskonvention), Dissertation 2013

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