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Constantin Wlachojiannis

Salary Partner

michels.pmks Köln

“Quick but thoughtful decisions, thinking outside the box, and a focus on pragmatic and economical solutions.”

Constantin Wlachojiannis is a Certified Employment Law Specialist and works in the firm from the Cologne office.

His many years of professional experience as a HR manager and now more than 15 years as a lawyer specializing in employment law provide a profound HR background. Negotiation experience with Works Councils and trade unions as well as broad experience as an HR manager complete his profile.

Constantin Wlachojiannis advises and represents his clients in restructuring, transactions and operational changes in individual and collective employment law. He provides support in the area of day-to-day personnel work with regard to all labor law issues. Furthermore, he focuses on the employment of contractors and the law of company pension schemes.

Constantin Wlachojiannis can rely on a great range of litigation and negotiation experience and, in addition to legal and economic interests, always has your individual situation in mind.

  • Since September 2022: Lawyer at michels.pmks
  • May 2020 – August 2022: Head of Human Resources and Labor Law, hasenkamp Group (in-house lawyer)
  • 2017 – 2020: Deputy Head of Human Resources, Schenker Deutschland AG
  • 2011 – 2020: Head of Labor Law, Schenker Deutschland AG (in-house lawyer)
  • 2008 – 2010: Head of Service Center Human Resources East, Schenker Deutschland AG
  • 2004 – 2008: Assistant to the Chief Human Resources Officer and Head of Basic Issues and Labor Law, Schenker AG (in-house lawyer)
  • 2003 – 2004: Lawyer, Melchers law firm
  • Reconciliation of interests and social compensation plan negotiations
  • Outsourcing and business transfers
  • Labor law-related counseling in the context of transactions
  • Drafting and negotiation of operating agreements
  • Negotiating employment, managerial and executive agreements
  • Continuance disputes (protection against dismissal, time limitation)
  • Handling of cases before all labor courts
  • Permanent legal consulting for companies on individual and works constitution issues
  • Deployment of temporary personnel
  • Company pension scheme
  • German Bar Association
  • Cologne Bar Association
  • Speaker for the Haufe Academy
  • Regular in-house lectures and workshops on labour law topics


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Constantin Wlachojiannis