Before his time at vangard, Malte Schürmann worked at a Hamburg law firm, where he was able to build on his specialisms in employment law and legal representation. He gathered further professional experience working as a legal adviser at an eCommerce company in Hamburg. He was responsible for all of the company’s legal matters. At vangard, he specializes in collective employment law, in particular company pensions, deferred compensation and industrial constitution law.

  • German, English

Focal Points

  • Occupational pension plans
  • Deferred compensation
  • Industrial relations law
  • Collective employment law


  • Attorney at Heidelberg Holst & Partner
  • Legal Adviser at a Hamburg eCommerce company


  • Second state examination in law in Hamburg
  • Legal internship at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court in Hamburg
  • First state examination in law in Hanover
  • Studied law at the University of Hamburg and the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK (Certificate of Higher Education in Common Law)