Benjamin Jahn

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer), certified specialist in employment law
Partner
Practice Group: Employment & Pensions

Dr. Benjamin Jahn has worked in the Employment & Pensions practice of Noerr since 2013. From April 2016 to June 2017 he was also responsible for the employment law department of an international medium-sized company as in-house counsel. Since July 2020, he has also been a member of the supervisory board of KATHREIN SE. 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.

Expertise

  • Individual labour law
  • Collective labour law
  • Company pension scheme
  • Industrial constitution law
  • Social law
  • Social security law
  • International social security law
  • Data protection in labour law

Career

  • 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
  • From April 2016 until June 2017 additionally Senior Legal Counsel (Syndikusrechtsanwalt) at Giesecke+Devrient GmbH
  • Member of the supervisory board at KATHREIN SE since July 2020

Selected Projects

  • 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

Memberships

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

Selected Publications

  • 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)

Media

  • Recommended Lawyer for Labor and Employment Law, Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers Germany (2022)