Dr. Matthias Kast

Certified Employment Law Specialist, Berlin

Dr. Matthias Kast, a founding partner at vangard in Berlin, works thoroughly and precisely for his clients. He has a keen interest in employment law issues in relation to restructuring, and in supporting conflicts under consideration of works constitution law. He can always find creative solutions in relation to the reconciliation of interests and social plan procedures. Extracting the maximum is not only his professional goal: He also performs to the best of his abilities when participating in bicycle races.

Languages: German, English

Focal Points

  • Restructurings under employment law

  • Works Constitution Law

  • Negotiations with employee representatives

  • Employment contract law


  • Attorney at the international law firm of Taylor Wessing, organization of the labor law practice in Berlin

  • Certified Employment Law Specialist since 1997

  • Partner since 1998

  • Admitted as an attorney in Berlin, 1995


  • Doctorate at the Ludwigs-Maximilians-University Munich (Prof. Dr. Dagmar Coester-Waltjen)

  • Second state legal examination at the examination board of the state of Bavaria in Munich

  • Training at the District Court of Kempten/Allgäu

  • First state legal examination in Munich

  • Studied law in Augsburg and at the LMU Munich


  • Die Kürzung vertraglichen Zusatzurlaubs, Das Mittel der Wahl zur Reduzierung hohen Krankenstands?, ZAU Arbeitsrecht im Unternehmen Nr. 04, 2023


Competitor about Matthias Kast, Juve 2022–2023

Dr. Matthias Kast is one of the »Best Lawyers in Germany« in the area of employment law

Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers, 2013–2023

very experienced, fast and legally impeccable

Competitor about Dr. Matthias Kast, Juve 2019/2020

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