JUNGE · SCHÜNGELER · WENDLAND - Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft


Eike Münnich, partner

Born on: 11.10.1955
Admitted to the Bar since: 1984 in Germany

Professional titles

Fachanwältin für Arbeitsrecht (specialist lawyer in labour law)

Training and career/work history

  • Studied law at the University of Gießen
  • From 1984 lawyer at a law firm in Gießen
  • Since 1985 lawyer at JUNGE · SCHÜNGELER · WENDLAND
  • Since 1987 Fachanwältin für Arbeitsrecht (Specialist lawyer in labour law)
  • Since 1991 deputy chief executive of the Business Association of Wholesale, Foreign Trade and Services e.V. in Cologne (Wirtschaftsvereinigung Großhandel, Außenhandel, Dienstleistungen)
  • Since 1994 partner at JUNGE · SCHÜNGELER · WENDLAND
  • Nine years of lecturing for the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Cologne on employment law for human resources specialists

Main Areas of Practice

  • Individual labour law, including protection against dismissal
  • Collective labour law, including Employees’ Representation Act (Betriebsverfassungsgesetz) and Co-Determination Law
  • Formulation of employment agreements, termination agreements and winding-up agreements
  • Reconciliation of interests and redundancy schemes
  • Employment agreements for managing directors and executive officers
  • Company agreements on salaries and conditions and single plant bargaining agreements
  • Advice on labour law and counselling in cases of outsourcing, company conversions, relocations of operations, personal leasing, transfer of business operations and liquidation
  • Legal representation in all labour courts, the state labour courts (Landesarbeitsgerichte) and the Federal Labour Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht)


  • Working group on labour law in the German Law Society (DAV)
  • Appeals committee of the State Association Rhineland – Integration Office -
  • Deputy member of the appeals committee of the German Retirement Insurance Union
  • Active for many years in the committee on labour law of the Cologne Law Society (2001 - 2010)
  • Vice Chairman of the supervisory board of the ESTA-Bildungswerk gemeinnützige GmbH (non-profit-making organisation for the promotion of education and training)


German and English

Secretary and how to contact us

Marion Nentwig

Telephone: +49 (0) 22 1 – 99 77 -169
Telefax: +49 (0) 22 1 – 99 77 -170
E-mail: nentwig@jsw-law.de