Dr. Norbert Windeln LL.M., Partner Certified Specialist Lawyer for Labour Law (“Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht

Dr. Norbert Windeln
LL.M., Partner


Certified Specialist Lawyer for Labour Law (“Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht")

German, English

Practice Areas

Dr. Norbert Windeln studied law at the University of Cologne, completed a Masters Programme at the University of Hull in International Business Law and wrote his doctoral thesis on the reform of the Works Constitution Act with Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Peter Hanau. Since 2004 he has been practicing as a lawyer. Before joining avocado rechtsanwälte in March 2010, he worked over a number of years in the labour law department of a reputable medium-sized law firm in Cologne.

Dr. Windeln provides legal advice to medium-sized companies and major corporations on all aspects of individual and collective labour law. Among others, he is specialised in drafting labour and employment contracts, handling disputes relating to the termination of employment relationships, providing legal advice with regard to the restructuring of companies including negotiations with the works council as well as other issues of collective bargaining agreements and works constitution law. He pays special heed to providing legal advice to foreign and international companies doing business in Germany.

Dr. Windeln is author of more than 100 labour law publications. In addition, he is in charge of management seminars for companies on labour law subjects and acts as a lecturer for further training of Certified Specialised Lawyers for Labour Law (“Fachanwälte für Arbeitsrecht") on a regular basis.


Labour Law

Practice Groups

Labour Law

Sector groups

Banks, Insurance, Financial Service Providers, Waste Management, Consumer Products, Life Science, Retail, Media, Telecommunication, Technology, Chemicals, Natural Resources, Mining, Real Estate, Construction


Working Group Labour Law of the German Bar Association, European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA), International Bar Association (IBA)

JUVE Handbuch 2016/17


Dr. Norbert Windeln, LL.M., Partner
+49 [0]221 39071137
+49 [0]221 3907128
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