Dr. Esther Dehmel, LL.M. (Wellington)

Certified Employment Law Specialist, Munich

Dr. Esther Dehmel is a partner at vangard's Munich office and advises national and international companies in all areas of employment law, with a focus on compliance, restructuring and works council relations. In her consulting, she always keeps strategic and economic aspects in mind. Her clients appreciate her as a persevering, communicative sparrings partner who helps to develop creative and tailor-made solutions beyond the scope of labor law.

Languages: German, English

Focal Points

  • Compliance under employment law

  • Restructuring

  • Works Constitution Law

  • Litigation (comprehensive representation before labor, civil and social courts)


  • Lawyer (Senior Associate) at CMS Germany, 2013-2020

  • Specialist attorney for labor law since 2015

  • Lawyer at Baker & McKenzie Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten Steuerberatern mbB, 2011-2013

  • Admission to the bar in Munich, 2011


  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) at the Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), 2011

  • Legal traineeship at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court Hamburg, 2008-2010

  • Doctorate on a labor law topic at the University of Bayreuth, 2007-2009

  • Business Lawyer (Univ. Bayreuth), 2004

  • Studied law at the University of Bayreuth, 2002-2007

Esther Dehmel is one of the »Best Lawyers in Germany« in the area of employment law

Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers, 2021 - 2022

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