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Dr. Leif H. Hansen


Dr. Leif H. Hansen
English, German, Danish
Practice Group

Leif H. Hansen focuses his practice on all aspects of individual employment and collective labour law. Leif brings extensive experience with respect to the handling of large restructuring measures and management of international projects.

Beyond that, Leif's practice includes resolving matters of dismissal protection and advising on all aspects of contract drafting (including post-contractual non-competition clauses and employment contracts for managing directors and board members). Leif also advises day to day HR work including issues of works council co-determination, part time and fixed-term contracts, maternity leave and parental leave. Leif brings extensive experience with respect to the handling of complex litigation matters.

Leif received his legal education at the University of Hamburg, Germany, with a focus on employment law. During his post-graduate training, Leif worked for a major international law firm and for the German State Department. He worked as legal clerk in Flensburg, Hamburg and Boston, Massachusetts.

Areas of focus

Education and admissions


  • Universität Hamburg, 2003
  • Specialist for employment law


  • DAV German Bar Association
  • HAV Hamburg Bar Association
  • Working Group Labour Law in the DAV
  • Dansk Business Club e.V.
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