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Dr. Sebastian F. Pfrang

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern mbB

Biography

Dr. Sebastian F. Pfrang is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Frankfurt office. He studied at the universities of Tuebingen and Heidelberg and graduated from the University of Heidelberg in 2015. After graduation, Sebastian worked as a research assistant at the legal chair of civil, trade, business and labor law, and received a doctorate (Dr. iur.) from the University of Tuebingen in 2019. He passed his assessor exam in 2020. Prior to joining the Firm in 2020, Sebastian spent his legal traineeship in the jurisdiction of the Higher Regional Court Karlsruhe. As part of his legal traineeship, he worked inter alia with the State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information in Stuttgart, Germany, and the legal department of a chemical company in London, UK. Sebastian regularly publishes on a wide range of matters, in particular with regard to employment, labor and data protection law, and is a regular lecturer at the University of Tuebingen.

Practice Focus

Sebastian advises domestic and international clients on all labor and employment law-related matters, particularly in conjunction with mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, works council and union issues. His tasks include representation of his clients in and out of court, e.g. with respect to termination of employment and contract disputes. Sebastian also focuses on pension law matters as well as data protection law in the context of labor and employment relations.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • German Bar Association – Member
  • Deutsch-Amerikanische Juristen-Vereinigung e.V. – Member
  • Deutscher Arbeitsgerichtsverband e.V. – Member
  • Juristische Gesellschaft Tübingen e.V. – Member
  • Heidelberg Alumni International – Member

Admissions

  • Germany (2020)

Education

  • Higher Regional Court Karlsruhe (Assessor Exam) (2020)
  • University of Tuebingen (Dr. iur.) (2019)
  • University of Heidelberg (Referendar Exam) (2015)
  • University of Tuebingen (2012)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Co-author (with Dr. Katharina Gebhardt), "Möglichkeit der Erfüllung der Geschlechterquote im Aufsichtsrat durch leitende Angestellte – Das Erfordernis einer teleologischen Reduktion des § 18a MitbestG," Der Betrieb (DB), 3/2020, p. 114 – 117.
  • Author, "Das Ausbleiben arbeitsrechtlicher Weisungen im Arbeitsverhältnis – Zugleich ein Beitrag zur dogmatischen Herleitung der Konkretisierung der Arbeitspflicht," Baden-Baden, 2020, 492 p.
  • Author, "Die Verarbeitung von Beschäftigtendaten zwischen Konzernunternehmen – Zur Reichweite eines aus der DSGVO folgenden unselbstständigen Konzernprivilegs," Privacy in Germany (PinG), 4/2019, p. 159 – 163.
  • Author, "Der Schutz des Drittschuldners bei der Zahlungspflicht nach einem Pfändungs- und Überweisungsbeschluss," Juristische Arbeitsblätter (JA), 7/2019, p. 532 – 538.
  • Author, "Die „nicht-dateimäßige“ Verarbeitung von Beschäftigtendaten,"  Datenschutz und Datensicherheit (DuD), 6/2018, p. 380 – 382.