Kanzlei für Arbeitsrecht

Welcome to the website of the law firm “Kanzlei für Arbeitsrecht”! 

 Our specialised law firm stands for great competence and many years of experience in labour law.

In labor law, we represent you in all instances of labor courts. We do not feel committed to any "warehouse", but solely to the interests of our client. We therefore represent both employers and employees as well as works councils.


We represent employees in all legal matters such as:
unfair dismissal lawsuit
Termination of employment through ordinary notice or termination without notice
Termination and liquidation by termination/liquidation agreement
Negotiation of a severance payment
insolvency of the employer
Vacation, holiday pay and Christmas bonus
Wage and salary

works councils

Our clients also include works councils, which we advise on all issues relating to works constitution law, in particular:
Negotiations with the employer about a social plan and reconciliation of interests
Enforcement and negotiation of company agreements
Securing of co-determination rights
Representation in the decision-making process
Representation in arbitration board proceedings
Activity as an expert according to §§ 111, 80 III BetrVG


We advise board members, managing directors or executives on:

Examination of the service contract
termination agreement
settlement contract
severance pay
Company car

companies and employers

We support companies of all kinds, associations and corporations under public law with their HR work, especially with:
the creation of employment contracts
Operating and personnel agreements
Restructuring of operations such as outsourcing, rationalization, closure, etc.
Negotiations with the works council, unions or authorities, e.g. B. to conclude a social plan or collective agreement.

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 If you would like to commission the Winkelhorst law firm, you can contact us by phone, fax, email or post:

Kanzlei für Arbeitsrecht Heinsberg

Rechtsanwalt Johannes Winkelhorst

Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht

Ostpromenade 72

D-52525 Heinsberg (Germany) 

phone number: +49 2452 96 49 32 

fax: +49 2452 15 94 87 

email address: post@winkelhorst.net 

When contacted, lawyer Johannes Winkelhorst usually invites you to a personal meeting. Your case will then be discussed in detail. A legal analysis is carried out immediately, followed by an initial first advice. 

The (possible) steps to be taken are discussed in this first discussion. If necessary, we take action immediately, for example if a certain period threatens to elapse or if an immediate attachment is required. 

The conditions under which your case is dealt with will also be discussed. After the first meeting, your lawyer confirms the assignment. Of course, your lawyer will keep in close contact with you as your case progresses.


This law firm offers its clients (practical) legal support on labour/employment law, for example: 

  • advice and procedures on (collective) dismissal cases
  • collective labour agreement disputes and other labour disputes
  • employment of foreign employees
  • drawing up and assessing (flexible) employment contracts and work regulations
  • etc.


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require further information!