Dr Thomas Leister supports German and foreign companies in all matters relating to individual and collective employment law. He has a particular focus on developing strategic concepts for companies in the recruitment industry.
In particular, Thomas advises staffing companies on employee leasing, independent contractors, HR compliance and cross-border projects for contingent workforce management (managed service providing, recruitment process outsourcing).
His practice also focuses on transactions, transfers of undertakings, the creation of employment contracts, and unfair dismissal proceedings. In addition, Thomas advises his clients on all aspects of industrial constitution and collective bargaining law as well as employment law in relation to insolvencies.
Thomas regularly publishes essays and publications in the specialist and daily press and holds presentations for HR specialists and for external seminar organisers, including Beck Academy, Management Circle AG.
Osborne Clarke advises Tobii Dynavox on its agreement to acquire Rehadapt Engineering. Read more here.
Osborne Clarke advises Secomba on the sale of its encryption software to Dropbox, read more
Galileo Global Education Germany
Osborne Clarke advises Galileo on acquisition of AKAD University, read more
Addtech Nordic AB
Osborne Clarke advises Addtech Nordic AB on acquisition of systerra computer GmbH, read more
Osborne Clarke advises Amscan International on the acquisition of Luftballon-Markt GmbH, read more
Osborne Clarke advises Allgeier SE on the acquisition of it-novum GmbH, read more
Osborne Clarke advises Signiant on acquisition of Lesspain Software, read more
Osborne Clarke advises arivis AG on the sale of compliance division to BioMedion AG, read more
Allgeier Enterprise Services AG
Osborne Clarke advises Allgeier Enterprise Services AG on the acquisition of publicplan GmbH, read more
Providence Strategic Growth
Osborne Clarke advises Providence Strategic Growth on investment in Hornetsecurity, read more
Osborne Clarke named "Law Firm of the Year Germany 2020", read more
Advised Gustoso group on investment in Ciao Bella, read more
Advised TomTec on its takeover by Philips, read more
Advised Allgeier on acquisition of Ciber Germany, read more
Osborne Clarke advises Allgeier SE on acquisition of iQuest Group, read more.
Global Workforce Solutions Takeaway Podcast: Using "statement of work" to support contractors working internationally
Global Workforce Solutions Takeaway Podcast: Current employment status issues in different countries for contingent workers (Part 2)
Global Workforce Solutions Takeaway Podcast: Current employment status issues in different countries for contingent workers (Part 1)
Global Workforce Solutions Takeaway Podcast: How employer of record models work in different countries
Driving change in employment in 2022: the challenges that arise from accelerating transformational change
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