Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Phone +49 211 5660 27270
Fax +49 211 5660 110
Languages: German, English
Jürgen Toppe studied law at the Universities of Würzburg and Münster (Germany). Whilst pursuing his studies, he worked as an assistant at the Münster Institute of Urban Studies under the direction of Prof. iur. Hans-Uwe Erichsen, where he was especially responsible for assisting Prof. Dr iur. Edzard Schmidt-Jortzig, who later became Federal Minister of Justice. After completing his studies, Jürgen Toppe worked as a divisional head and managing director responsible for legal affairs, HR and compliance in international groups of companies. These activities involved several stays abroad, especially in Eastern Europe and Switzerland. Jürgen Toppe was admitted to the German Bar in 1983 and is a visiting lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences of Southern Westphalia (Germany). He joined Luther as Counsel in 2017.
Jürgen Toppe advises on collective and individual employment law issues, the focus of his advisory services being restructurings, works constitution law, protection against unfair dismissal law, and employment law for executive staff. Furthermore, he advises on matters relating to IT security and data protection. He acts as an external company data protection officer and data protection auditor. In addition to acting as an advisor, Jürgen Toppe also does litigation work.