Dr. Philipp Melle primarily advises clients in the areas of individual employment law, service contract law, collective bargaining law and at the interface with social security law. Even in challenging situations, he retains an overview and finds pragmatic solutions for his clients.

Philipp is a frequent author on labor and employment legal topics. He has previously worked as a lawyer at other German firms, and has served as both a legal advisor and research assistant.

News, Analysis & Press

Littler Global Guide - Germany - Q4 2023

Global Guide Quarterly

January 16, 2024

Attraktive Vergütungspakete machen den Unterschied (Attractive remuneration packages make the difference)

Sozialwirtschaft 2023/4, 26-28


Unterschiede im (arbeits)rechtlichen Schutz von Erwerbstätigen (Differences in the (labor) law protection of gainfully employed persons)

Nomos [dissertation]


Unfallversicherungsschutz im Homeoffice und Mobile Office – Bestandsaufnahme und Ausblick (Accident insurance cover when working from home and in a mobile office - review and outlook)

SPA 2022, 89-91


Verträge mit Dozenten und Trainern: Praktische Tipps zur Vermeidung von Scheinselbständigkeit (Contracts with lecturers and trainers: Practical tips for avoiding pseudo self-employment)

SPA 2021, 157-159


Das Arbeitsschutzkontrollgesetz – Verbot von Fremdpersonal in der Fleischwirtschaft und noch vieles mehr (The occupational safety and health control law - prohibition of external personnel in the meat industry and much more)

SPA 2021, 25-26



  • Doctorate in Law, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, 2022


  • German
  • English

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