Benjamin Jahn

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer), certified specialist in employment law, Partner

Employment & Pensions
Data Protection Litigation

Benjamin Jahn

Dr. Benjamin Jahn is a partner in the Employment & Pensions practice of Noerr. He was also responsible for the employment law department of an international medium-sized company as in-house counsel and worked as a member of the supervisory board of a company in the field of digital electronik services and receiver technology. Dr. Benjamin Jahn advises on the employment law aspects of M&A and private equity transactions as well as national and international client on individual and collective employment law. He regularly speaks at events on various employment law issues.


  • KATHREIN on the sale of its mobile networks antenna business (around 4,000 employees worldwide) to Ericsson (2018/2019)
  • NORD Holding: Advising on the acquisition of EWERK group as well as on the acquisition of HG Medical
  • Emeram: Advising on an investment in ]init[
  • KKR: Advising on the acquisition of Tele München, Universum Film, I&U and Wiedemann & Berg Film
  • Bregal: Advising various transactions, for example the acquisitions of RelineEurope and trendtours
  • Kaufland on acquisition of Real shops from SCP/x-bricks
  • Schwarz Group on acquisition of the waste disposal and recycling group Tönsmeier


  • Awarded in the category "Germany's Best Lawyers 2023", Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers 2023


Legal studies at the University of Augsburg
Internship at the Higher Regional Court of Munich
Admitted to the Munich Chamber of Lawyers
With Noerr since January 2013
April 2016 until June 2017 additionally Senior Legal Counsel (Syndikusrechtsanwalt) at Giesecke+Devrient GmbH
July 2020 until June 2023 Member of the supervisory board at KATHREIN SE


  • aba - Arbeitsgemeinschaft für betriebliche Altersversorgung e.V. (working community for company pensions) and member of the expert committee for digitalization


  • Standard template documents for company pensions, in: Beck'sche Online-Formulare Vertrag, Krauß/Weise (Hrsg.)
  • A way out of the cost trap - What options are there for employers to save costs in company pension schemes (Personalmagazin Booklet 4, 2021)
  • No forfeiture of claims despite late assertion that replacement of a pension scheme was invalid (EWiR 2021, 249)
  • Transfer of company pension claims to Company Pension Protection Fund (PSV) in event of a company split-up (EWiR 2021, 123)
  • Exclusion of employer’s duty to adjust benefits in company pension schemes (EWiR 2020, 445)
  • Partial termination of works agreements (DB 2021, 1271)
  • Invalidity of 10-year minimum marriage duration clause in T&Cs (BetrAV 2019, 660)
  • Exclusion of pension scheme for occupational pension provision by age clause objectively justified (EWiR 2022, 186)