In addition to acting for clients in all private law matters, Mr Schäfer concentrates his work on:

Employment law

  • Action against unlawful dismissal
  • Representation at all industrial tribunals
  • Warnings under employment law
  • Design of employment contracts
  • Contracts for free-lancers
  • Vacation rights
  • Civil service (“Beamte”) law
  • Severe disability
  • Works agreements
  • Social plans
  • Arrangements for company transfers
  • Dismissal for operational reasons
  • Dismissal due to personal behaviour and attitudes
  • Employer’s right to issue instructions
  • Transferring staff to other jobs

Private building law

  • Advancing or refuting claims under warranty for defects (construction faults)
  • Drafting and inspecting building contracts
  • Conducting lawsuits, especially in procedures to take evidence
  • Advice and representation in areas covered by VOB contracting rules for award of public works contracts

Contract law

  • Design of purchase agreements
  • Design of building contracts and contracts for works or services
  • Design of rental and lease agreements
  • Design of company agreements
  • Design of agreements for commercial representatives
  • Design of service contracts for managing directors

Tenancy law

  • Drafting rental agreements
  • Representation in tenancy lawsuits
  • Rent increases
  • Cancellation of tenancy
  • Advancing claims to reduce rent due to defects 

Purchase law

  • Advancing claims under warranty for defects
  • Price reduction due to defects
  • Withdrawal from purchase agreement
  • Advancing claims for compensation
  • Court representation in all purchase litigation cases
  • Drafting agreements under purchase law

Uwe Schäfer
Lawyer and Notary, 
Certified Specialist for employment law
born 05.05.1955 in Bielefeld
married, 1 child

Vita:

1988 Graduated with 2nd state law qualification
1989 Admitted to the practice of law
2007 Appointed Notary in Langenberg
2008 Admitted as Certified Specialist for employment law  


Languages:
English, French

Fields of law::
Employment, building, tenancy, purchase, company

Member of:
Deutscher Anwaltverein (DAV) e.V. (Association of German Lawyers)

Lectures ion topics of employment law and private building law