Anja Becher

Counsel / Attorney / Certified Employment Law Specialist || Berlin

Anja Becher has been working as counsel and certified specialist for employment law in the Berlin office of Ogletree Deakins since February 2016. She advises national and international clients on all daily issues of German individual and collective employment law. Ms. Becher also focuses on advising clients in the area of company pension schemes, in particular on the introduction and amendment of pension schemes, on the adjustment of pension benefits as well as on questions of company pension schemes in connection with a transfer of operations. Anja Becher also represents employers in disputes regarding company pension laws.

In addition, Anja also advises clients on restructurings and regularly deals with issues relating to temporary staff and personell leasing as well as social security and compliance issues.

She represents clients before all German labor courts and state labor courts, up to the Federal Labor Court (BAG).

As a certified employment law specialist, Anja Becher regularly publishes on employment law topics and also gives corresponding lectures.

Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Anja Becher worked as a lawyer at SammlerUsinger Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB in Leipzig and Berlin and was seconded to the German legal department of the ArcelorMittal Group (Berlin) from 2013 to 2014.

Anja Becher also advises clients in English.

Learn more about Anja Becher
  • Advice and representation of national and international companies in matters of individual and collective employment and social security law.
  • Advice and representation in the area of company pensions.
  • Advice on employment law compliance issues.
  • Litigations before all German courts and instances up to the Federal Labor Court.

Education

  • Weiterbildung zur Fachanwältin für Arbeitsrecht, Deutsche Anwalt Akademie, 2015
  • Zweites Staatsexamen, Landgericht Leipzig, 2009
  • Erstes Staatsexamen, Universität Leipzig, 2007
  • Jurastudium, Universität Leipzig, 2002-2006

Professional Activities

  • Member of VBKI – Verein Berliner Kaufleute und Industrieller e.V.
  • Member of EELA – European Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member of aba – Arbeitsgemeinschaft für betriebliche Altersversorgung e.V.
  • Member of Deutschen Anwaltverein (DAV/Berliner Anwaltsverein), including Arbeitsgemeinschaft Arbeitsrecht
  • Member of Institut für Arbeitsrecht, Berlin – Bochum e.V.
  • Member of Deutschen Juristinnenbund (djb)

Speeches

  • Vortrag beim BVMW (Bundesverband mittelständischer Wirtschaft) - "Entgelttransparenzgesetz – Handlungsbedarf für Unternehmen" - Berlin - November 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins, After-Work-Shop - "Das neue Entgelttransparenzgesetz 2017 " - Berlin - June 2017
  • Vortrag bei der IHK-Schwerin - "Arbeitnehmerüberlassung – Die Reform des AÜG" - March 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins, After-Work-Shop - "Update Arbeitsrecht – Ausblick 2017" - Berlin - November 2016
  • Veranstaltung im Rahmen der Web Week 2015 - "Employment Law Aspects" - Berlin -  May 2015
  • Humboldt Innovation GmbH for start-ups and prospective founders - "Employment Law and Employee Participation" - Berlin - October 2014
  • Modul der Veranstaltung Humboldts Unternehmerbausteine (Humboldt Innovation GmbH) - "Arbeitsrecht und Mitarbeiterbeteiligungen" - October 2014
  • Arbeitsrechtliche Aspekte - SammlerUsinger Nachmittags-Seminar - "Die Haftung von Gesellschaftsorganen bei Management- und Aufsichtsfehlern" - February 2014
  • Fachgebiet Arbeitsrecht - "Dozentin für Juraintensiv Leipzig" - 2008-2010

Insights by Anja Becher