Dr. Christina Schön

Dr. Christina Schön

Lawyer | Partner | Certified employment law specialist

Employment Law | Social Security Law



Dr. Christina Schön is a lawyer and partner at BDO Legal. She heads the Social Security Law practice group.

The focus of her work is advising companies in social security law. In addition to clarifying social security status issues, she advises clients in cross-border employee assignments and social security audits. She also advises companies on all questions of individual and collective employment law, in particular on the drafting of contracts, dismissals, temporary employment, company pension schemes and issues relating to works constitutions and collective agreements.

Christina Schön studied law in Göttingen. She completed her doctorate in Kassel on the subject of "flexibilization of working hours". 

Before joining BDO Legal, she worked for a large law firm in Frankfurt a. M. and an auditing, tax consulting and law firm in Kassel. 

In her free time, she plays tennis and skis, enjoys hiking and relaxing in her garden.


  • Service providers
  • Production industry
  • Health care industry


  • Status assessment procedure
  • Social security disputes
  • Advice and representation of social security audits
  • Cross-border social security law
  • Secondment guidelines and secondment contracts
  • Individual labor law
  • Collective labor law
  • Outsourcing in labor law and transfer of operations
  • External staff deployment, temporary employment, freelancer, consultants
  • International employee assignments and secondment of employees
  • Company pension scheme
  • Labor law disputes

Additional information

  • Author of the dissertation: "Normatives Verhalten bei Gestaltung flexibler Arbeitszeit aus arbeitszeitrechtlicher und rechtstatsächlicher Sicht"
  • Mensch & Buch Verlag
  • Author of the article: "Nichts ist unsicherer als die Unsicherheit, BSG verweigert Sozialversicherungsschutz", in AuA 2006, p. 400 ff.
  • Keynote speaker at various events on labour and social security issues, including labour and social security law in staff postings, legal status of the managing director in the limited company, flexible working time, social security for artists and guaranteed pensions