Dr. Richard Petras, LL.M. (Cape Town)

Senior Associate

T +49 40 27 88 537 19
F +49 40 27 88 537 27


Dr. Richard Petras, LL.M. (Cape Town) studied law at the University of Hamburg and subsequently completed his postgraduate legal training at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court Hamburg, including stages with Esche Schümann Commichau and Hogan Lovells in Frankfurt. After his second state examination, he finished his doctoral dissertation on a topic related to temporary work at Bucerius Law School. In addition, he worked as a research assistant in the employment law team of a commercial law firm in Hamburg. In 2019 he completed a master's degree at the University of Cape Town. Since July 2020, Richard Petras has been working as a lawyer in our firm.


Areas of expertise

Dr. Richard Petras advises on all aspects of individual and collective employment law.



Member of the Hamburg Employment Lawyers Association (Hamburger Verein für Arbeitsrecht e.V.)



Dr. Richard Petras advises in German and English.

Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB
Valentinskamp 70 / EMPORIO
20355 Hamburg, Germany

T +49 40 2788 537-0