Area of Specialisation
Michael Niermann is a senior partner at the law firm and a special counsel for labour law, specialised in all questions ranging from the first job interview to the negotiation of termination solutions or litigation. Predominantly, he advises medium sized companies and their management personnel on the fields of individual and collective labour law. His main topics, therefore, include legal advice to avoid litigation, but also counsel in disputes with shop councils or concerning collective bargaining law.
Other Fields of Activity
Michael Niermann is a member of the Working Groups for Specialised Counsels for Labour Law as well as of the Flying Lawyers and Tax Advisers. He is a competent partner for pilots in all legal affairs, regarding reliability testing, obtaining and extending of licenses as well as legal representation at Federal and National Aviation Authorities including summary and criminal proceedings.
Michael Niermann also works as a mediator in out-of-court dispute resolution.
In December 2017, Michael Niermann passed the IT Compliance Manager exam with TÜV Rheinland qualification.
Besides his counselling activity, Michael Niermann incidentally is a speaker, e. g. at events of the chamber of industry and commerce regarding current issues of labour law as well as other general topics.
Since January 2018, Michael Niermann has also been a lecturer in labour law at the Fachhochschule für öffentlichen Verwaltung NRW in Duisburg.
After graduating from the University of Bielefeld in 1985, Michael Niermann worked at several commercial law firms and fo a period of 14 years in the tax department of KPMG DTG in Düsseldorf and its legal departments. In 1991 he was one of the founders of the law firm "Tönjes Niermann Hartmann", Attorneys at Law, Düsseldorf. Michael Niermann has been a partner in the law firm TIGGES Rechtsanwälte since 2002.
German and English