Dr Anne-Kathrin Bertke
Principal Counsel

Katharinenstra├če 25
20457 Hamburg
T +49 (0) 40 5719983-50
F +49 (0) 40 5719983-55
E anne-kathrin.bertke@kliemt.de
Anne-Kathrin Bertke advises on all issues of individual and collective labor law. Her practice focuses on advising on complex reorganizations and corporate transactions, including insolvency, domestic and cross-border transformations, in the area of corporate co-determination and SE foundations. She also advises companies and executives on board of directors and management matters, including in connection with IPOs, as well as in the banking sector, and represents clients in litigation before civil and labor courts. Anne-Kathrin Bertke also has special expertise in providing communications support for clients. She is a member of the action groups Supervisory Board Advisory, Corporate Co-determination and Private Equity/M&A.


  • Lawyer since 2013
  • With KLIEMT.HR Lawyers since 2022, previously nine years as a lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Secondments to the Human Resources department of Novartis in Germany and to the “Global Litigation Communications” department (group-wide crisis communications) of Volkswagen AG
  • Doctorate under Professor Dr. Matthias Jacobs (Bucerius Law School) on the admissibility of sympathy strikes
  • Education at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg (LL.B. and Dr. jur.) and at the University of Texas at Austin, USA, and traineeship at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court


  • German
  • English


  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Arbeitsrecht im Deutschen Anwaltverein (DAV)
  • Bucerius Alumni
  • Alumni der Studienstiftung