Dr. Markus Bohnau, partner, moved from Lovells to Kliemt & Vollstädt on 1 February 2004. For Lovells he worked since beginning of 1999. Following periods in the firm's Munich and London offices, Dr. Bohnau acted as head of its employment-law department in Düsseldorf. Before this, he spent several years with a medium-sized law firm, where he acted as a consultant on international professional football transfers. Earlier, he worked for some years as a lecturer in employment law at a leading German law examination review college.
Dr. Bohnau's work includes consultancy and advocacy for companies in all questions of employment law. His main practice areas are dealing with business restructuring, including negotiations on redundancy schemes, corporate acquisitions (due diligence, § 613a German Civil Code, drafting contracts, and harmonising collective arrangements), outsourcing projects and works council elections. In addition, he specialises in employment-law advice in professional sports. He has also been a lecturer in employment law at the University of Münster.
Memberships: DAV Certified Employment Law Specialists Working Group; DAV Sports Law Working Group, European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA).