Gunther Mävers is an equity partner with michels.pmks Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB, a boutique law firm with 14 lawyers (and no fewer than 11 labour lawyers) based in Cologne and operating throughout Germany. Dr Mävers, a registered employment law specialist, is a founding partner of the firm. Since the beginning of his law career, he has been active in all fields of labour and employment law. Among his specialisations is assisting international companies – especially Anglo-American ones – on cross-border matters and all the related labour law issues. Thanks to his worldwide network of independent partners, he also coordinates labour law matters for clients abroad together with foreign counsel. His clients include, in particular, companies in the automotive, IT and media sectors.
Beyond that, Dr Mävers has accumulated considerable experience in the field of corporate immigration law. He is also a board member of Visalaw International, as well as a global member of the Alliance of Global Business Immigration Lawyers, and regularly speaks at sessions of the Immigration and Nationality Law Committee of the International Bar Association, where he was appointed chair for the 2016–2017 term, and he has been appointed co-chair of the IBA Global Employment Institute for the 2020–2021 term.