Olaf Junge

Rechtsanwalt, Senior Partner

Admitted to the Bar since: 1976 in Germany
Email: junge@jsw.law
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Training and career/work history:

  • Studied law at the University of Mainz
  • Assistant to the Chief Human Resources Officer in an industrial undertaking
  • Section head at the German Employers’ Federation (BDA), with the main emphasis on the Labour Code commission
  • From 1978 – 2011 chief executive of the Business Association of Whole-sale, Foreign Trade and Services e.V. in Cologne (Wirtschaftsvereinigung Großhandel, Außenhandel, Dienstleistungen)
  • Since 1981 partnership with Dr. Dieter Schüngeler
  • From 1988 – 2013 specialist lawyer in labour law (Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht)
  • From 1998 – 2011 chief executive of the German Federation of Service Providers (Bundesvereinigung Deutscher Dienstleistungsunternehmen), Berlin-Cologne
  • Since 2011 chairman of the German Federation of Service Providers (Bundesvereinigung Deutscher Dienstleistungsunternehmen), Berlin-Cologne

Main Areas of Practice:

  • Labour Law
  • Contractual law
  • Real estate law

Memberships:

  • Long-standing membership
    • of the full assembly of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Cologne
    • as Chairman of the legal committee of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Cologne
    • of the assembly of representatives of the Whole-sale and Warehousing Employers’ Liability Insurance Association (Berufsgenossenschaft Handel und Warendistribution)
    • as an honorary member of the administration committee of the Cologne branch of the German Employment Agency
    • of the central advisory committee of the Kölner Bank
    • of the supervisory board of the Cologne Industrial Fair
  • Leading honorary positions in various sporting organisations

Languages:

German and English