Dr. Angela Harth

Dr. Angela Harth


Lawyer (Germany) since 1998
Solicitor (England and Wales) since 2001

Practice areas:

  • Employment and Labour Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • M&A
  • Commercial Law

Angela Harth has a law degree from the University of Cologne. She is admitted to practise as a lawyer in Germany and holds a practising certificate as a solicitor in the UK (England and Wales).

Angela worked in the UK for many years and, during her training contract, also in the US. She trained with the US law firm of Orr & Reno in Concord, New Hampshire (USA). Before she joined v. KEUSSLER Rechtsanwälte in September 2008, she worked for Clifford Chance in Frankfurt am Main as a member of the employment team. In 2000, she joined the London office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, where she primarily advised on transactions (such as company sales, restructurings, IPOs and takeovers). Her clients included English and US companies and multinationals. She also advised on commercial agreements, in particular outsourcing arrangements, and the design and implementation of employee remuneration schemes, such as stock option schemes.

At v. KEUSSLER Rechtsanwälte, Angela advises companies and senior managers on all aspects of employment and labour law, including employment litigation, as well as on general commercial legal matters. Her employment practice includes drafting and negotiating employment contracts and termination agreements, advising on the employment law aspects of restructurings and company relocations and the design of employee remuneration schemes.

Angela published several articles on employment law related topics. She is the co-author of the European employment law textbook ‘Arbeitsrecht in Europa’. She holds a PhD from the University of Cologne (Prof. Dr. Peter Hanau). Her dissertation with the title ‘Die Neuregelung der Entgeltfortzahlung im Krankheitsfall’ is published by Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt.

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Professional memberships:

  • The Law Society (England und Wales)
  • Employment Lawyers Association (UK)