Dr. Matthias Kast has been advising employers since 1995 on all questions relating to individual and collective employment law. He is particularly experienced in advising on the structuring and implementation of rationalization measures for personnel, especially negotiations for conciliation of interests and social plans, drafting employment and service contracts and advising corporate bodies and managers. He is especially skilled in advising on employment law strategy. Dr. Matthias Kast has been a specialized attorney for employment law since 1998. He publishes articles and gives seminars on various employment law topics. He is a member and speaker of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA) as well as the employment law working group of the German Bar Association.

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»very experienced, fast and legally impeccable«

Competitor about Dr. Matthias Kast, Juve 2017/2018

Matthias Kast is recognized for his »determined negotiation skills«.
Legal 500 2017

Focal Points

  • Restructurings under employment law
  • Reconcilement of interests and social compensation plans
  • Advising employers in the public sector
  • Representing management and bodies
  • Questions of liability


  • Attorney at the international law firm of Taylor Wessing, organization of the labor law practice in Berlin
  • Specialized attorney for employment law since 1997
  • Partner since 1998
  • Admitted as an attorney in Berlin, 1995


  • Obtained his doctorate in law at the Ludwigs-Maximilians-University in Munich (Prof. Dr. Dagmar Coester-Waltjen)
  • Second state legal examination at the examination board of the state of Bavaria in Munich
  • Training at the District Court of Kempten/Allgäu
  • First state legal examination in Munich
  • Studied law in Augsburg and at the LMU Munich

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