As a lawyer at vangard in Hamburg, Dr. Markus Schmechel's focus lies particularly on individual labor law, litigation, and the continuous legal advice to companies and managing directors. Even in stressful situations, Markus always maintains the necessary calm and convinces with his friendly, open manner. Through his conscientious and structured work approach, he penetrates even complex issues. He can also effectively utilize his teamwork skills not only in his legal practice but also on the football field.

Languages: German, English, Spanish

Focal Points

  • Process guidance

  • Individual employment law

  • Ongoing legal counsel for companies and executives in employment law


  • Attorney at Fuhlrott Employment Law Firm, 2024

  • Attorney in the Employment Law Department of FHM - Fuhlrott Hiéramente & von der Meden Partnership of Attorneys at Law, 2023

  • Lecturer for Labor Law at Fresenius University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, 2023

  • Attorney at Luther Law Firm, 2022

  • Legal traineeship in the district of the Higher Regional Court of Celle, including placements at Noerr PartGmbB (Employment & Pensions) and Norton Rose Fulbright LLP (Employment) in Hamburg, 2020–2022

  • Accompanying work for the promotion as a research assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Eva Schumann for German Legal History and Civil Law, Georg-August-University Göttingen, 2017–2019


  • PhD, Georg-August University Göttingen, 2023

  • Second State Examination in Law, Higher Regional Court of Celle, 2022

  • Legal clerkship in the district of the Higher Regional Court of Celle, 2020–2022

  • First State Examination in Law, Göttingen, Celle, 2017

  • Studied Law at Georg-August University Göttingen with a one-year study abroad program at the Universidad de Salamanca in Spain

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