Björn Vollmuth is a counsel in the Frankfurt office of Mayer Brown's Employment & Benefits practice. He advises clients on individual and collective employment law matters, in national and cross-border M&A transactions, such as share deals, asset deals, mergers and spin-offs. He is exceptionally skilled and well versed in post-transaction integration and restructuring negotiations with works councils and unions.

Besides his focus on deal-driven work, Björn is engaged in the preparation, conclusion and termination of employment agreements as well as service contracts for managing directors and members of the management board, employee data protection matters (protection of personal data under German and EU law; implementation of compliance systems, including codes-of-conduct, whistleblowing hotlines, IT systems for personnel), compliance audits and internal investigations.

Björn is a Certified Employment Law Expert (Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht).


  • Allemand
  • Anglais
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  • Advising Hydro on the acquisition of Hueck group and its building systems and extrusions business.
  • Advising Triton on the acquisition of Kälte Eckert.
  • Advising HOERBIGER on the acquisition of JOHNSON MATTHEY Piezo Products GmbH.
  • Advising Goodyear on acquisition of Reifen Burkhardt.
  • Advising Avedon on employment law and data privacy law aspects of the acquisition of a shareholding in FormMed HealthCare AG. 
  • Advising DBAG on its acquisition of akquinet and two data processing centers.
  • Advising Lear Corporation on acquisition of Kongsberg Automotive’s Interior Comfort Systems Business Unit.
  • Employment law advice in connection with the tender process concerning the acquisition of Opel by Beijing Industry Corporation (BAIC).
  • Employment law and pension advice in respect of the acquisition of IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG by Lone Star.
  • Advising the buyer in a distressed M&A transaction concerning an automobile component supplier.
  • Advising the buyer in connection with the acquisition of two insolvent businesses in the metal industry.
  • Employment law advice concerning the acquisition of an insolvent oil refinery.


Certified Employment Law Expert

Second State Law Examination (bar exam)
Frankfurt am Main

Legal Clerkship (Referendariat)
Frankfurt am Main

First State Law Examination
Frankfurt am Main

University of Frankfurt am Main

Inscription au Barreau


  • Frankfurt am Main, Germany