Dr. Rajko Herrmann

Certified Employment Law Specialist, Berlin

As a founding partner of vangard in Berlin, Dr. Rajko Herrmann primarily advises start-ups and logistics companies (road, airlines), in particular in relation to employment law–related data protection and the creative design of working time and remuneration models as well as restructuring. He is particularly interested in developing alternative strategies in order to reach his goal quickly – also and especially when working with clients from other cultures, including US-based companies. In addition to his work, he is also keenly interested in the American sports of basketball and football.

Languages: German, English

Focal Points

  • Individual employment law

  • Collective employment law

  • Collective bargaining law

  • Restructuring

  • Transaction plans

  • Redundancies

  • Temporary employment

  • Part-time work

  • Works council and co-determination rights

  • Works Council Constitution Law


  • Attorney in the international law firm of Taylor Wessing, 2005–2014, partner since 2010

  • Certified Employment Law Specialist since 2007

  • Admitted as an attorney, 2003


  • Doctorate at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University Greifswald (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Kohler)

  • Second state legal examination in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

  • Legal training in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, at DHV Speyer and in Taipei/Taiwan

  • First state legal examination in Greifswald

  • Studied law in Greifswald


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

Always very fast response, extremely pragmatic and practical with clear recommendations.

Client about Rajko Herrmann, JUVE 2022–2023

Dr. Rajko Herrmann is one of the »Best Lawyers in Germany« in the area of employment law

Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers, 2018–2023

very experienced, fast and legally impeccable

Competitor about Dr. Rajko Herrmann, Juve 2019/2020

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