Dr Jan Tibor Lelley

Dr Jan Tibor Lelley

Dr. Jan Tibor Lelley LLM is a partner with Buse Heberer Fromm in Essen and Frankfurt am Main and a member of the firm's employment practice group. Jan works exclusively on labor and employment law cases. Key areas of his practice include design of employment agreements, co-determination at the workplace, union and works council controlling, HR-focused corporate restructuring, data privacy, and social media at the workplace. He represents national and international clients from a broad variety of industries, including many market leaders. Besides his out-of-court practice, Jan also represents clients in court and he is an experienced advocate before the Federal Labor Court and the European Court of Justice.

Jan was awarded his PhD at the University of Bielefeld. He was admitted to the bar as a certified specialist for labor and employment law (Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht). Jan is a foreign legal consultant for the state bar of California.

Jan regularly speaks on HR issues and he is the author of numerous articles in legal journals and the business press. He teaches industrial relations as a visiting lecturer at the Ruhr University Bochum faculty of law. Jan is the German representative for the Employment Law Alliance, a network of over 3,000 attorneys providing employment and labor expertise in more than 135 countries, offering the most comprehensive and cost-effective way for multi-national companies to ensure legal compliance around the globe.

He is recommended by the legal press as one of the eminent European management-side employment advisers and Who's Who Legal has repeatedly voted him as one of the "World's leading labor, employment & benefits lawyers".