Volker von Alvensleben

Volker von Alvensleben

Volker von Alvensleben


T +49 40 18067 14076

Certified Specialist in Employment Law
Of Counsel
Industries Health Care & Life Science , Information Tech & Telecommunications

Areas of practice

Volker von Alvensleben advises on matters pertaining to individual and collective employment law, with a special emphasis on works constitution and collective bargaining law, the employment law aspects of transactions and the provision of employment law advice in the context of transformations, mergers and outsourcing.


Volker von Alvensleben studied law at the Universities of Kiel and Freiburg (both Germany). He carried out his legal training in Hamburg (Germany) and Paris (France) and was admitted to the German Bar in 1984. He has been a certified specialist in employment law since 1997. From 1992 to 2003, Volker von Alvensleben was already a Partner at Luther, returning as Of Counsel in 2021.

Honors and distinctions
  • JUVE Guide 2020/2021: Listed under "Frequently Recommended" in the section "Labour Law" (first listed in 2016/2017)
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2022: Recommendation in "Labour Law" (first listed in 2018)
  • Best Lawyers 2025: Recommendation in "Labour and Employment Law" (first recommendation in 2013)

  • Restructuring a large German clothing retailer
  • Negotiating IT works agreements on behalf of an international network equipment provider
  • Advising a manufacturer of office machinery on the employment law aspects of outsourcing measures


  • Hamburg Bar Association
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Selbstständiger Unternehmer/Die Familienunternehmer e.V.
  • Knight of Honor of the Order of Saint John