Dr. Guido Matthey

Dr. Guido Matthey

Lawyer, Certified Specialist in Labour Law, Partner

T +49 211 60035-406


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Guido Matthey advises in all areas of employment law and service contract law. The main focus of his practice are on advising companies in complex restructurings, personnel adjustments and matters relating to works constitution law. Other important areas of expertise include issues relating to company pension schemes and the advice and representation of companies in court as well as advising executive bodies and executives in matters relating to service contracts.

Guido Matthey joined Orth Kluth in 1999 and established the practice group for labour law. He studied law in Bielefeld and Bonn and received his Doctorate in Law from the University of Bonn in 1999. He qualified as Certified Specialist in Labour Law (Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht) in 2001.

Guido Matthey is also a lecturer in the field of labour law at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Personalführung e.V. (German Association for Personnel Management).


"Frequently recommended: Dr Guido Matthey ("very competent and target oriented; good negotiation skills", competitor"), JUVE-Manual 2018/2019

"Frequently Recommended Lawyer (Commercial Law)", Legal 500 Germany 2019

Recommended lawyer in the Handelsblatt ranking of "Germany's best lawyers 2019"

FOCUS Spezial TOP Commercial Law Firm Labour Law 2014-2018

"Frequently recommended: Dr. Guido Matthey ("Thinks business-oriented and pragmatic, competence consists of brevity", client; "good conduct of negotiations and representation in court, competitor"), JUVE Manual 2017/2018

"Labour law firms with multiple recommendations: Orth Kluth", kanzleimonitor.de 2016/2017

"(...) Labour law practice around Dr. Guido Matthey, whom a competitor praised as 'very competent and determined'", JUVE-Manual 2015/2016