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Florian Christ

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Florian Christ studied law at the University of Tübingen and subsequently completed his legal clerkship at the Zweibrücken Regional Court and also worked in the employment law department of a supra-local commercial law firm in Karlsruhe. As part of his training, he spent time abroad in Strasbourg (France) and Sydney (Australia). Following his training, he initially worked in the employment law department of Clifford Chance LLP in Düsseldorf.

Florian Christ has been practicing as an attorney since 2006 and as a specialist attorney for labor law since 2010. Since 2009 he has been a partner and since 2011 a managing partner in the employment law department of the law firm reiserer biesinger in Heidelberg.

In addition to his work as a lawyer, Florian Christ has been a lecturer for human resources specialists in labor law and a university lecturer for business and labor law for more than ten years. He is the author and co-author of numerous articles and specialist books on employment law. He is active throughout Germany as a lecturer, trainer and speaker in further education courses on employment law.

Florian Christ is co-founder of PBC legal.


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Labor law
We advise and support your company in all labor law issues of day-to-day business, in challenging special questions and far beyond - from A as in employment contract to Z as in reference. Whether as an outsourced employment law department of your company, as an extended "workbench" of your HR department or as selective support for special employment law issues, processes or projects: With our team of experienced employment law specialists, we offer you customized advice and support tailored to the specific needs of your company.




Münchener Anwaltshandbuch für Arbeitsrecht, ed. Moll, 5th edition 2021 (since the 3rd edition), Part M: Employment of external staff

Unternehmerhandbuch Kündigung und Personalabbau, ed. Reiserer, 2014, Chapter 6: Behavior-related termination, Chapter 7: Person-related termination, Chapter 8: Extraordinary termination.

Professional articles

(Kein) Annahmeverzugslohnrisiko im Kündigungsschutzprozess, DStR 2023, 1014 (with Luisa Victoria Jeck).

The facility-based vaccination obligation in the health care system and in the nursing sector - An overview of the labor law consequences of the new Section 20a IfSG, DStR 2022, 944 (with Luisa Victoria Jeck).

Legislation: Relaxations of the Working Hours Act in the Corona Crisis, DStR-Kompakt (Heft 17) 2020, X (with Dr. Kerstin Reiserer).

These options for short-time work exist in other EU countries, guest article on airliners.de from 02.04.2020 (with Dr. Kerstin Reiserer)

Coronavirus - an overview of employment law, guest article on airliners.de, March 21, 2020 (with Dr. Kerstin Reiserer)

Do I have to take vacation despite the crisis?, F.A.Z., 30.03.2020

Plötzlich Unternehmer - Der Beirat als effiziente Unterstützung der Geschäftsführung, DStR 2019, 2321 (with Dr. Philipp Bollacher).

Employee data protection and EU General Data Protection Regulation - The countdown has expired - Need for adaptation implemented?, DStR 2018, 1501

The Conversion of the German AG into the European SE with a Monistic Management System Using the Example of a Company Without a Works Council (Part II), DStR 2018, 1236 (Part II) (with Dr. Karl Biesinger, Dr. Kerstin Reiserer and Dr. Philipp Bollacher).

The Conversion of the German AG into the European SE with a Monistic Management System Using the Example of a Company Without a Works Council (Part I), DStR 2018, 1185 (with Dr. Karl Biesinger, Dr. Kerstin Reiserer and Dr. Philipp Bollacher).

Transfer of Business for Temporary Workers in the Hiring Company? - Consequences of the ECJ's "Albron" Decision, ZESAR 2013, 313 (with Dr. Arnim Powietzka)

Vacation entitlement in a dormant employment relationship - or not after all?, NZA 2013, 18 (with Dr. Arnim Powietzka).

Period for bringing an action in the event of non-compliance with the notice period due to incompatibility of Sec. 622 (2) Sentence 2 BGB with Union law - comments on the decision of the BAG of September 9, 2010 (2 AZR 714/08), BB 2012, 127

Reduced transparency requirement for pension schemes, BB 2011, 766

Vacation Entitlement and Holiday Pay in the Event of a Change in Working Hours - Second Act, NJW 2010, 3397 (with Dr. Arnim Powietzka).

On the Safe Side: How to Avoid Legal Problems in Knowledge Management, WM 2004, Issue 8

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