Dr. Sabine Vianden

Dr. Sabine Vianden is a lawyer at vangard in Hamburg. She specializes in works constitution law, anti-discrimination law and advising international clients, especially US companies. Here, she brings her penchant for foreign languages and other work cultures to bear. In her solution-oriented and practical advice, Sabine Vianden attaches great importance to open communication. For her clients, she does not want to be just a service provider, but works as part of the team for the common cause.

Languages: German, English

Focal Points

  • Works Constitution Law

  • Advising US companies


  • Research assistant at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn 2016-2019


  • Second state law examination, Cologne Higher Regional Court, 2021

  • Doctorate, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, 2019

  • First State Examination in Law, OLG Cologne and Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, 2016


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

Articles and entries


EU Parliament votes in favor of the European Supply Chain Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD)

  • April 2024
  • Sabine Vianden
    Dr. Sabine Vianden
The European Supply Chain Directive (Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive) finally received the green light from the EU Parliament. The directive will require amendments to the German Supply Chain Act. This paves the way for stricter liability for breaches of ESG requirements. We summarize the key points.

Roll reverse for the CSDDD - the European Supply Chain Directive is coming after all, isn't it?

  • March 2024
  • Sabine Vianden
    Dr. Sabine Vianden
  • Lars Kussmann
The European Supply Chain Directive (Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive - CSDDD) reached a significant milestone last Friday, as EU member states, after a lengthy back-and-forth, agreed on a compromise in the EU Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER). We will summarize the expected impacts on the German Supply Chain Act (LkSG) and business practices for you in our blog.

Position paper of the Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency: what could the reform of the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG) look like?

  • September 2023
  • Sabine Vianden
    Dr. Sabine Vianden
The Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency has presented a position paper for a possible reform. Some of the proposals it contains are very far-reaching. Here we present the most important points from an employment law perspective and their potential impact on employers.
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