Matthias Pallentin

Matthias Pallentin, an attorney at vangard in Hamburg, provides advice in a prudent and mediative manner and, due to his empathetic nature, always has the interests and perspectives of all participants in mind. As a result of this, he regularly provides pragmatic yet creative solutions for his often international clients, which he always enjoys doing. Outside of work, he adds balance to his life through music and sports.

Languages: German, English

Focal Points

  • International employment law

  • Advising US companies

  • Compliance under employment law

  • Contract drafting and review


  • Business mediator since 2021

  • Admitted to the bar, 2016

  • Legal internship at Hogan Lovells International LLP (practice group in employment law) in Hamburg

  • Legal internship at Regional Labor Court in Hamburg

  • Legal internship at vangard, Hamburg

  • Research associate at the chair of civil law, labor law and civil procedure law at the law faculty of Leibniz University of Hanover under Prof. Dr. Schwarze


  • Second state examination in law in Hamburg

  • Legal internship at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court in Hamburg

  • DAAD scholarship holder at the Symbiosis Law School Pune, India   

  • First state examination in law in Hanover

  • Degree in law at the Leibniz University of Hanover (specializing in labor and corporate law)


  • Co-Author, Germany Chapter, The Littler International Guide

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