Dr. Andrea

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


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

Recommendations and Awards

  • Awarded as “Best Lawyer 2023” (Employment Law, Data Protection Law) by Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt.

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

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

    • “professionally outstanding, pragmatic and results-oriented”
    • “trustful cooperation and top negotiator”
    • “excellent knowledge in restructuring projects”
    • “professionally top in the field of data protection”
  • “Most Influential Woman in Labour Law” (Acquisition Intl. Global Excellence 2018)

  • “Labour & Employment Lawyer of the Year” (Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt 2013)

  • “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)

  • “Top-Listed City Award” for HR.Law by ARQIS (Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt 2020)

  • Nomination of her team for the JUVE Award Arbeitsrecht 2017

  • Focus magazine portrayed Dr. Andrea Panzer-Heemeier and her career in their special edition “Your Law 2018”.

  • In 2012, JUVE Rechtsmarkt magazine included Dr. Andrea Panzer-Heemeier among the 40 most successful lawyers under 40.


  • Dr. Andrea Panzer-Heemeier regularly publishes expert papers on Employment Law and Data Protection Law in books and highly regarded law journals.

Interested in a consultation?

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