Lawyer Monthly Women In Law Awards 2020

Women in Law Awards 2020 EMPLOYMENT LAW GERMANY WWW.LAWYER-MONTHLY.COM - 47 - DR. ISABELLA GROBYS ATTORNEY AT LAW M: 0160 5307349 | E: ABOUT DR. ISABELLA GROBYS After having worked for different global law firms, Isabella Grobys established her own law firm 15 years ago with operating offices in Poing and Starnberg, close to the heart of Munich. Today, she is is widely recognized as one of the leading experts in labour and employment law in Germany and her reputation is acknowledged both amongst clients and colleagues. She provides consulting services for companies and their Managing Directors and CEOs as well as for employees and their representatives on all aspects of labour and employment law. She also consults on participative management and European labour & employment law. The firm’s philosophy is to provide highly accurate consulting in a timely manner and for a reasonable rate. Besides the legal situation the main focus of Dr. Grobys’ work is looking at the client’s individual situation and defining realistic targets. Areas of support in particular include the handling of large projects (such as transactional work), advising on genuine labour law aspects and representation before court. Isabella Grobys has extensive experience as both an attorney and a certified labour lawyer and she has been consulting clients in various industries on a national and international level for more than 20 years. Her firm has been involved in various landmark court decisions, one of them defining new limits for non-compete covenants of Managing Directors. During her extensive consulting experiences she has also developed expertise in regional variations, including cities like Frankfurt, Düsseldorf and Hamburg and she has also written and published various articles and books. Her services for employers and employees in particular include the handling of dismissals/ resignations, drafting of transfer and termination agreements, contract negotiations with the employees’ representatives and representing employers, employees and works councils before court. Representing members of the management board (like CEOs or Managing Directors) typically involves all kinds of disputes about variable compensation, post-contractual non-competition, dismissals for cause, enticing away of employees, LTIP and stock option plans and scope of work duties. The firm regularly sets up and negotiates CEO and Managing Director service contracts as well as termination agreements in both English and German. Isabella Grobys also accompanies clients throughout the due-diligence process and post- closing phase with regard to labor and employment law aspects, and has done so for many years in an international context. The firm’s network insofar includes some of the most leading international law firms as co-operating partners. In the area of European labour & employment law, in particular the formation of European works councils, Dr. Grobys offers auditing of current structures and modelling of new structures, also when founding cross-border European Societies (SE). “The great strength of the firm is its positioning as a small, highly specialised boutique. Isabella Grobys’s excellent reputation in labour and employment law, and her skills as an attorney are complemented by her range of publications.” - As summarized in the annual ‘Handbook of Law Firms Germany’

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