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.

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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)


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