“Hans Georg Laimer is revered for his “in-depth knowledge of labour law” and his “client-oriented and highly professional approach in and out of court”.”Who is Who Legal 2020
Hans G. Laimer is partner with our firm and is a dedicated specialist in all areas of employment (including benefits, service inventions and pension issues) and industrial relations law.
Hans’ practice encompasses both contentious and non-contentious matters and his client base ranges from small firms to listed multi-national companies across all sectors. His expertise comprises, amongst others, advice on restructuring of businesses and transfers of undertakings, working-time issues, white-collar crime, data protection matters, maternity and paternity issues as well as service inventions and post-termination restrictive covenants.
He regularly assists employers in drafting employment and management contracts, ensuring that the contracts and reward packages offered to employees are designed to incentivise employees in line with the business objectives. Together with his clients, Hans develops industrial relations strategies and defends employers against claims by works council members or employees. He frequently supports his clients in drafting and amending shop agreements and advises his clients on relevant issues in connection with works councils.
Hans is a seasoned litigator and regularly represents clients before Austrian courts, before the Ombuds for Equal Treatment / Disabled Employees and before conciliation boards. He successfully defended employers before employment tribunals in unfair dismissal claims, in discrimination cases and, as well, in connection with requests for re-instatement and wage-and-hour cases.
A graduate of the University of Vienna (Mag.iur. 2000; Dr.iur. 2002) and the London School of Economics (LL.M. Labour Law, 2003), Hans is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences on labour and employment law. Additionally, he is a lecturer on HR issues at the University of Applied Science BFI Vienna, and author of numerous publications in the field.
Prior to co-founding zeiler.partners in 2014, Hans acted as the employment partner for a major international Vienna-based law firm.
Hans works in English (fluent) and German (native).
Highlights of Hans’ work include the following:
Interested in specific aspects of Hans’ recent work? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further reference cases.
Laimer & Wieser (Speakers), “Fehl- und Abwesenheitszeiten” full-day seminar at the MANZ Rechtsakademie, Vienna (Austria), 10.11.2020.
Laimer (lecturer), “Aktuelle Entscheidungen im Arbeitsrecht”, Jahresdialog Arbeitsrecht 2020, by Linde & WIFI Wien, 22.9.2020.
Update Arbeitsrecht – Spezial
With Hans Georg Laimer, Andreas Tinhofer and Lukas Wieser.
Thursday, 21 January 2021
09:00 Central European Time
Thank you to all the clients and peers of ours who chose Hans Laimer as a Thought Leader in Labour & Employment for Who’s Who Legal 2021. Your support is most appreciated!
Hans Georg Laimer und Lukas Wieser geben ein Update zu aktueller Rechtsprechung und gesetzlichen Neuerungen im Arbeitsrecht.
Vortrag und Q&A: Donnerstag, 15.10.2020
9:00 – 10:30 Uhr
We are exicted to have been recognized by Who’s Who Legal 2021!
We are delighted to have multiple partners of ours ranked by Best Lawyers 2021 across a variety of categories.
Update Employment Law Special
Fehl- und Abwesenheitszeiten
23.06.2020, 9 a.m.
University of Applied Science BFI Vienna
Course: Master Program “Strategic HR Management in Europe” Session title: “European Labour Law”