Christoph von Planta

Lawyer/ Attorney-at-law - Specialist in Immigration Law


biography

  • born and raised in Switzerland, dual Citizenship
  • studies abroad in London and Aix-en Provence
  • studied at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg i.Br.
  • established and build-up of the law firm vpmk attorneys in April 1998
  • bar certified specialist lawyer for migration law (Fachanwalt für Migrationsrecht) since 2016
  • lecturer in the field of labor migration, business migration and educational migration for the German lawyers academy (Deutsche AnwaltAkademie), for the Republican Lawyers Association (Republikanischer Anwältinnen- und Anwälteverein - RAV) and for the German Bar Association/ Deutscher Anwaltverein
  • co-founder and operator of the internet portal of national case law for lawyers specialized in immigration law: anwaltsdatenbank.net since 2005
  • member of the executive committee of the German Federal Bar Association working group for migration law since 2012


lecturing activities

    German Lawyers Academy (DeutscheAnwaltAkademie)

  • Lecturer in the course to become a bar certified attorney for migration law (Fachanwalt für Migrationsrecht) (labor migration, self-dependent and freelance work and migration for purpose of studies)

  • German Bar Association (Deutscher Anwaltverein - DAV)

  • 11.11.2017: seminar on freelancers and self-employed persons in immigration and corporate law PDF
  • 10.11.2017: seminar on employees and the German labour migration law PDF
  • 23.04.2016: seminar on labor migration und corporation law PDF
  • 25.04.2015: seminar on visa procedures PDF
  • 22.02.2014: seminar on labor migration II PDF
  • 21.09.2013: seminar on office management - tips for self-employed career starters in migration law PDF
  • 17.03.2012: seminar on immigration for the purpose of gainful employment PDF

  • Republican Lawyers Association (Republikanischer Anwältinnen- und Anwälteverein - RAV)

  • Lecturer in the course to become a bar certified attorney for migration law (Fachanwalt für Migrationsrecht) (labor migration, self-dependent and freelance work and migration for purpose of studies)
  • 10.11.2012: seminar on current developments in labor migration law PDF
  • 14.03.2015: seminar on current developments in labor migration law
    PDF


publications

  • Article by Christoph von Planta on new regulations in the area of migration for purpose of studies and labor migration (ICT) in ANA-ZAR 02/2018, Part 2 (german) PDF
  • Article by Christoph von Planta on new regulations in the area of migration for purpose of studies in ANA-ZAR 04/2017, Part 1 (german) PDF
  • Lars Kroidl and Christoph von Planta, publication of the chapter "Germany" in: Dennis Campbell (General Editor) "International Immigration and Nationality Law", 2nd edition 2016 Bookstore
  • "The simplification of the labor market integration of refugees", essay, NJW, Heft 1-2/2016, S.18-22 (german) PDF
  • "Make it in Germany - the Blue card in practice", article published in the Asylmagazin 12/2014 (german) PDF
  • "He who requires a good lawyer, shall have a good lawyer", article in the Anwaltsblatt 05/2014 (german) PDF
  • "new employment law – overview and criticism", article in ANA-ZAR 01/2014 (german) PDF


lectures

  • presentation at the 1st German-Chinese lawyer conference in Tianjin/China on November 16, 2008 (“German Immigration Law in Connection with Investments of Chinese Citizens in Germany”)
  • “The Legal Mandate in Labor Migration Law” at the 8th Hiddensee Migration Law Days 2011 in Lauenburg
  • “Current Law Changes in Labor Migration Law” at the 9th, 11th and 12th Hiddensee Migration Law Days in Lauenburg 2012, 2014 and 2015


Consultations in German, English and French

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