Thorsten Walter

Thorsten Walter read law at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. He spent his legal traineeship working at a medium-sized law firm in Koblenz that specializes in employment and labour law.

Thorsten Walter became a partner in a law firm in Mainz in 2002. He then worked at the former law firm Bartsch und Partner between January 2009 and June 2011; he is one of the founding partners of Bartsch Rechtsanwälte.

Thorsten Walter is a specialist lawyer for employment and labour law.

He advises medium-sized and large enterprises on all issues of employment and labour law. He focuses on providing advice to enterprises facing reorganization and changes to the business (e.g. reduction in personnel, changes to working conditions and the remuneration structure) and to those introducing bonus and performance-related systems.

In the area of company pension schemes Thorsten Walter advises businesses on all issues of employment and social security law. His work focuses on advising enterprises throughout the restructuring of company pension schemes and as regards pension commitments towards their shareholder directors and managing directors.

In the area of social security law Thorsten Walter advises managing directors, board members and executives with regard to their current status under social security law and analyzes the possibility of exemption from the insurance obligation in individual social security insurance sectors. He advises start-up entrepreneurs about the establishment and organization of business and management structures, and also guides his clients through the move from self-employment into an employed position or when embarking on a self-employed existence.

+49 (0)69 6786510-20
Thorsten Walter
Further information

Areas of Specialization

  • Employment law and labour law
  • Law governing company pension schemes
  • Social security law

Higher Education

Read law at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany

Legal trainee at the Regional Court (Landgericht) Koblenz



Specialist law

  • for employment and labour law

Member of

aba - Working Group on Company Pension Schemes (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für betriebliche Altersversorgung e.V.)

Working Group on Employment and Labour Law, German Bar Association (Deutscher Anwaltsverein)

German Bar Association

Bar Association of Karlsruhe

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