Commitment and Expertise in labour law
Rechtsanwältin (attorney at law) Asma Hussain-Hämäläinen, LL.M. specialises in labour law. Since our firm was established in 2003 I have dealt with a wide range of individual cases of employees in all levels of the corporate hierarchy. As an inhouse counsel respectively chief compliance officer in multinational companies like Degussa AG / Evonik Industries AG (seven years), Eaton Industries and EnBW AG I have worked in the areas of labour law and compliance issues as well as commercial law. Working from the perspective of individual employees as well as from the corporate perspective has broadened my horizon and helped me to better understand the difference in the interests of employers and employees.
My highly qualified and international office staff helps to ensure that cases are dealt with promptly and effectively.
The regional focus of this law firm is the Rhein-Main area around Frankfurt am Main and Southern Germany. I provide legal services in the following languages: German (mother tongue), English (mother tongue), French, Spanish, Finnish, Urdu (mother tongue) and Hindi.
Asma Hussain-Hämäläinen, LL.M. studied law at the University of Heidelberg (Germany) from 1992–1997 and got a Master of Laws degree from the University of Georgia, USA in 1998. During this time she did a legal traineeship at the international law firm Smith, Gambrell and Russell, LLP in Atlanta, USA. She did her legal traineeship at the district court of Kassel (Germany) and the appellate court (Oberlandesgericht) of Frankfurt am Main. During this time she worked as a trainee in the litigation department of the international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Frankfurt am Main. She was admitted to legal practice in Germany in 2003 and is an Specialist Employment Solicitor. During her studies at the University of Heidelberg she got a scholarship by the Germany National Scholarship Foundation. For her Master of Laws studies in the USA she got a Fulbright Scholarship.
Ms. Hussain-Hämäläinen was also in-house counsel for more than ten years. She worked for multinational companies like Degussa AG / Evonik Industries AG (seven years), EnBW AG and Eaton Industries. She started as Senior Legal Counsel and eventually became Chief Compliance Officer / Director Global Ethics and Compliance in multinational companies.
Ms. Hussain-Hämäläinen is a German citizen of Asian origin. German, English and Urdu are her mother tongues. In addition, she has very good command of French and Spanish as well as Finnish (Ms. Hussain is married to a Finn).
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Our law firm is specialized in German labour law. We are your contact partner in all questions relating to your employment relationship, e. g. questions as to your legal protection against termination by your employer, as to anti-discrimination law, as to workplace harassment and questions as to holidays and bonus payment. Especially we will also answer questions as to your work contract itself, e. g. which are your rights and obligations under this contract and the applicable German labour law. We will also answer all your questions around employee pension, termination of your contract, notice period and severance payment.
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