Dr. Andrea

Rechtsanwältin (Attorney-at-Law), Fachanwältin für Arbeitsrecht (Specialist lawyer in labour law)


  • Studies at Ruhr-University Bochum
  • 2000 – 2002 Clifford Chance, Dusseldorf
  • 2002 – 2005 Kliemt & Vollstädt, Dusseldorf
  • Since 2006 Partner with ARQIS (Founding Partner)


  • The JUVE Handbook 2023/24 ranks her among the leading advisors in labour law over the age of 50

  • Handelsblatt calls her a “dealmaker of the German economy” in 2023

  • Andrea Panzer-Heemeier is, according to German Personalmagazin, one of the “40 HR masterminds 2023 (“ 40 führende HR-Köpfe 2023 ”)

  • Leading lawyer for Labour Law according to Chambers, WirtschaftsWoche and Who’s Who Legal.

  • Quotes from editors, clients and competitors in these publications:

    • “high level of expertise, very committed”
    • “professionally outstanding, pragmatic and results-oriented”
    • “trustful cooperation and top negotiator”
    • “excellent knowledge in restructuring projects”
    • “professionally top in the field of data protection”
  • Nomination for the JUVE Award 2023 as “Law Firm of the Year for Employment Law”

  • Winner of the JUVE Award 2021 as “Law Firm of the Year for Employment Law”

  • “Labour & Employment” and Thought Leader “Germany – Labour & Employment” (Who’s Who Legal Ranking – Germany)

  • “Excellent” in the category “Business Model Innovation and Client-Relationship Management” for HR.Law by ARQIS (Best of Legal Awards WirtschaftsWoche 2021)

  • “Excellent” in the category “New Products & Services” for b.yond (Best of Legal Awards WirtschaftsWoche 2021)

  • “Most Influential Woman in Labour Law” (Acquisition Intl. Global Excellence 2018)


  • "The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guide 2024 – Germany ESG“  learn more
  • Dr. Andrea Panzer-Heemeier regularly publishes expert papers on Employment Law and Data Protection Law in books and highly regarded law journals.


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