Dr. Corinna Verhoek, LL.M. (Sydney)

Certified Employment Law Specialist, Düsseldorf

As a partner at vangard in Düsseldorf, Dr. Corinna Verhoek primarily advises on restructuring, handles cases or negotiates with works councils. With her analytical mindset, she can structure processes very precisely – and thanks to her empathy, she senses the needs of her clients in every detail. As a result of this, she always develops the right solution and approach. This combination of emotion and precision is also reflected in her great passion, architecture.

Languages: German, English

Focal Points

  • Restructuring

  • Outsourcing

  • Temporary employment

  • Due diligence under employment law

  • Data protection under employment law


  • Lecturer on employment law at Fresenius University of Applied Sciences in Cologne

  • Partner at labor law firm Kliemt & Vollstädt until 2015

  • Certified Employment Law Specialist

  • Attorney at international law firm Linklaters until 2007

  • Attorney at international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer until 2004

  • Admitted to the bar in Düsseldorf, 2002


  • Received Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia

  • Doctorate at the University of Cologne (Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Peter Hanau)

  • Passed second state examination in Düsseldorf before the Judicial Examination Board of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

  • Pupil barrister at firms including Heller Ehrman, San Franscisco, USA

  • Passed first state examination in Cologne

  • Studied law at the University of Cologne

Who’s Who Legal: Labour Employment & Benefits 2022

Who’s Who Legal, 2022

Corinna Verhoek wird als Anwältin im Bereich Labour & Employment empfohlen

Who’s Who Legal Germany, 2022

Corinna Verhoek is held in high esteem by sources who consider her a “precise, skilled negotiator” who provides “very smart solutions” and “special expertise in employment data privacy”

Who's Who Legal Germany, 2021

Dr. Corinna Verhoek is »widely respected for her top-tier handling of both individual and collective matters

Who's Who Legal Germany, 2018

Dr. Corinna Verhoek is described by peers as »superb« and is praised for her expertise in temporary employment law.

Who's Who Legal Germany, 2017

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