Dr. Sebastian Maiß advises clients on all individual and collective employment law matters and related fields of law. He primarily provides companies with ongoing legal advice regarding day-to-day human resources matters, with a special focus on corporate restructuring.

Sebastian has long-standing and extensive experience in international hiring and advises managers on entering into and terminating contracting agreements. As a trial lawyer, he represents his clients throughout Germany in all courts. 

Before joining vangard, Sebastian held positions at other international law firms, including a role as Partner. He was admitted to the bar in 2004 and is a specialized lawyer (Fachanwalt) for employment law in Germany.

He publishes regularly in professional employment law journals and is a staff writer for Gesellschafts - und Wirtschaftsrecht (GWR), a periodical published by the Beck-Verlag. 


  • Doctorate in Law, University of Cologne, 2007
  • Law Degree, University of Münster, 2002


  • German
  • English

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