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Sybille Steiner



Sybille is dually qualified as an English solicitor and German Rechtsanwältin, and advises on the full range of employment and commercial issues under English and German law. She assists UK-based and international businesses, including medium, large and listed companies. Sybille also supports individuals, usually at board level. 

Sybille is Head of the Irwin Mitchell German Group.

Her specialties include:

  • International work 
  • Business sales and acquisitions (including TUPE transfers) 
  • Collective and individual redundancies
  • Discrimination claims
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts of employment and executives' service agreements and restrictive covenants
  • Negotiating settlement agreements
  • Termination of employment contracts and service agreements

She is the Honorary Chairman of the British-German Jurists' Association.

Sybille is ranked as an expert in her field by the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Global.

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  • 05/04/2018
    Survey Reveals Importance Of Attracting And Retaining Staff Now A Top Priority

    "In order to find and retain a good workforce, employers must think about what attracts people to a job now and in the future and must adapt their recruitment strategies to changing priorities. An attractive and amenable workplace is seen as increasingly important in today's ever competitive market place, particularly for the millennials."

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  • 14/12/2017
    Huge Increase In Employment Tribunal Claims Since Fees Were Abolished

    “The statistics demonstrate that workers are again more willing to bring claims to resolve their employment disputes now they don't have to find up to £1,200. “The Supreme Court heard convincing evidence that many workers didn't bother to bring claims for unlawful deductions from wages such as being underpaid holiday because the cost of bringing them often exceeded the amount in dispute. Attitudes have clearly now changed and we are likely to see increasing numbers of workers willing to bring claims if they cannot resolve disputes directly with their employers. “We will need at least another set of quarterly figures to determine if these figures represent the 'new normal', but in my opinion, claims are only going in one direction - and that is upwards.”

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