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Katrin Scheicht


Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Katrin Scheicht


T:+49 89 212148 462

Katrin Scheicht is an employment lawyer based in our Munich office, where she advises on employment and labour law issues to national and international clients.

Her wealth of experience not only comprises issues related to individual employment law, but also collective employment law such as reorganisations and restructurings including works council’s negotiations. She also advises on employment aspects of national and international cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions, as well as on transfer of business.

Because of her broad experience, clients also appreciate her advice on all employment law related matters in day-to-day business, such as assistance and representation within negotiations with works councils, arbitrations matters and court proceedings. 

The legal directory Chambers Europe 2016 recognises Katrin for her work and states: “looks for solutions, has a good knowledge of labor law and gives fast replies.”

Katrin regularly publishes articles on employment law and summaries on new labour court decisions in the Arbeitsrechtsberater, a German legal journal on employment law. Furthermore, she is a highly regarded speaker undertaking regular engagements at internal and external client seminars on employment and labour law issues. Having been a qualified lawyer since 2004, she became a certified specialist for employment law (Fachanwältin für Arbeitsrecht) in 2009. Before joining us in 2007, she had worked as a lawyer in Düsseldorf. Katrin is a German native speaker and fluent in English.

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  • Education
    • Qualified lawyer for Labor and Employment Law (2009)
    • Admission as lawyer (2004)
    • Traineeship at Canadion German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (2003) 
    • Trainiship in Germany 2001 - 2003
  • Representative experience
    • International insurance company: Advice regarding all individual and collective employment and labor law realted matters
    • Automotive supplier: Advice regarding employment law aspects of a company's transformation into an SE
    • International aerospace company: Advice on a transfer of business als well as other employment and labor law matters such as employment agreements, dismissals and representation in court cases
    • Financial institution: Advice and negotiations of various works agreements such as works agreements on remuneration (including regulatory requirements), working time and home office
    • International technologie company: Advice on implementation of new remuneration scheme
  • Admissions
    • Labor and Employment Law 2009
    • Fachanwältin für Arbeitsrecht 2009
    • Rechtsanwalt (German qualified lawyer) 2004
  • Rankings and recognitions
    • Chambers 2016: "According to interviewees, [Katrin Scheicht] 'looks for solutions, has a good knowledge of labour law and gives fast replies.'"
    • The Best Lawyers ® in Germany 2017: Katrin Scheicht is listed in the field of Labor and Employment Law.
    • Legal 500 Germany 2016 mentions Katrin Scheicht as a recommended lawyer  
  • Publications
    • Article in "Der Betrieb" (edition 12/2014) „Current case law regarding anti-discrimination in 2014
    • Article in "Der Betrieb" (edition 04/2015) „Employment law aspects of whistleblowing"
    • Article in "Human Resources Manager online" "European footbal championship at the workplace - what is allowed, what is not allowed" (01.06.2016) (
    • Article in "WirtschaftsWoche online" „Anti-Discrimination-Act - 10 years ban of discrimination" (18.08.2016) (
    • Article in "Personalmagazin" (edition 09/2016) „Two questions less – Current case on minimum wage"
    • Article in "Human Resources Manager online" „Ten Years Anti-Discrimination Act – Current status" (16.09.2016) (
  • Speaking engagements
    • External seminar for training of qualified lawyers for employment and labor law at ZAAR Zentrum für Arbeitsbeziehungen und Arbeitsrecht regarding „Whistleblowing" (26.02.2015)
    • External seminar for training of qualified lawyers for employment and labor law at Bar Association Munich regarding „Consideration of temporay employees ("Leiharbeitnehmer") in the Works Constitution Act ("BetrVG"), Co-determination Act ("Mitbestimmungsgesetz") and One-Third-Participation Act ("Drittelbeteiligungsgesetz")" (05.04.2016)
    • Client semiar as part of the Financial Services Breakfast series regarding „new requirements under the insitute regulation on remuneration schemes" (26.01.2017)
    • Client seminar regarding new requirements on the supply of temporary workers in co-operation with BVMW Bundesverband mittelständische Wirtschaft (22.02.2017)
    • External seminar for training of qualified lawyers for employment and labor law at Bar Association Munich regarding „Internal Investigations under employment law" (07.03.2017) 
  • Languages
    • German
    • English
  • Events

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    9. November 2017

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    8. November 2017

  • Videos

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    May 2017

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    May 2017

  • Publications

    Arbeitsrecht Highlights

    Liebe Leserin und lieber Leser, zum Ende der Legislaturperiode hat die große Koalition noch eine Reihe von arbeitsrechtlich relevanten Neuerungen in den Bundestag eingebracht bzw. am Kabinettstisch verabschiedet..

    July 05, 2017


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    May 15, 2017

  • News

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    March 23, 2016