BRANDI lawyers.

Bernd Kaufhold

Lawyer and Mediator
Certified Specialized Attorney in Labor and Employment Law
Certified Specialized Attorney in Criminal Law

Location Minden
T +49 571 83706 - 20
F +49 571 83706 - 66
Foreign language: English


About me

  • Born in 1966
  • Legal studies at the Universities of Osnabrück and Bielefeld
  • Bar admission in 1996
  • Certified Specialized Attorney in Labor and Employment Law and in Criminal Law since 2000


Labor law

  • Employee data protection
  • Criminal labor law
  • Employment agreements
  • Termination agreements
  • Fixed-term employment
  • Plant closures and restructuring
  • Works agreements
  • Industrial constitution law and collective bargaining law (including negotiations with works councils and trade unions)
  • Conciliation board procedures
  • Judicial and out-of-court representation in labor law disputes
  • Reconciliation of interests and social plan
  • Insolvency labor law
  • Church labor law
  • Termination including mass layoffs
  • Legal relationships of managing directors and board members
  • Co-determination
  • Restructuring of companies and businesses
  • Labor law in hospitals

Mediation and arbitration


  • Activity as mediator / business mediator, also as co-mediator with other non-attorney mediators
  • Consulting and support during mediation proceedings
  • Preparation of mediation agreements and mediation clauses
  • Consulting during the preparation and review of mediation agreements prepared in the cause of mediation
  • Business mediation (e.g. succession plan in family-run businesses, internal conflicts, conflicts during contract negotiations and contract performance, disputes between enterprises, disputes regarding employment relationships)
  • Probate mediation, regulation of succession

Law regarding business and fiscal offenses

Law regarding business offenses

  • Granting/taking of undue advantage (in business transactions)
  • Bribery/corruption
  • Fraudulent invoicing
  • Corruptibility in business transactions
  • Defense in proceedings under the law governing the professions
  • Crimes in corporate crisis
  • Preferential treatment of the creditor/debtor
  • Defense in investigative proceedings/ attending searches
  • Defense in administrative penalty proceedings



  • Deutscher Anwaltsverein
  • Mitglied der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Arbeitsrecht im DAV
  • Verband Deutscher Arbeitsrechtsanwälte
  • Lions Club International
  • Gesellschaft zur Weserklause Minden