Kerst van der Zwaag, attorney at law, studied jurisprudence science at Philipps University in Marburg from 1995 to 2001. He then performed his legal clerkship at Essen Regional Court before passing his second state law examination in July 2003. In October of the same year, the attorney, who was born in Siegen, was admitted to the bar.
Kerst van der Zwaag established his own practice on 1 November 2003 and became a partner in his father's Neunkirchen offices. 14 years later, the attorney joined the Schleifenbaum & Adler law firm.
This experienced lawyer advises and acts as counsel for clients primarily in the fields of civil law and labour law. He is well-versed in all legal issues relating to purchase contracts, service and work agreements and other contractual relationships which involve the satisfaction of or defence against claims for remuneration or warranty rights. In the field of labour law, he drafts and reviews employment agreements, prepares and enforces terminations of employment or defends against them. He has underscored his exceptional theoretical knowledge in the field of labour law through his successful completion of the Specialist Lawyers' course in labour law.
In addition, Kerst van der Zwaag is deputy chairman of the municipality of Neunkirchen's Reallocation Committee.