The specialist for (international) labour and social insurance law as well as secondment of staff (global mobility)

Awarded as “Most recommended labour and employment lawyer” in Germany (# 1), law journal “Kanzleimonitor 2020 / 2021”


Dr. Michael R. Fausel studied law at the Universities of Heidelberg and Konstanz. He completed his legal clerkship in Stuttgart, Heilbronn und London (UK). Prior thereto he had graduated from the University of Applied Sciences – Public Administration and Finance in Ludwigsburg as “Diplom-Verwaltungswirt (FH)” [Public Administration Graduate], which involved employment with Deutsche Rentenversicherung (DRV) in the areas of social insurance, foreign law and contribution law. After the two study programmes, Dr. Fausel was employed at the international commercial law firms CMS Hasche Sigle and Simmons & Simmons LLP. Before the foundation of BLUEDEX, Dr. Fausel worked at the international commercial law firm Beiten Burkhardt – especially as a partner – from 2011 to 2016 and was in this capacity responsible for the global labour law secondment practice of the firm.

He founded the law firm BLUEDEX in 2016 to focus even more on (international) labour and employment law.


Dr. Fausel’s particularly advises international corporations, mid-sized enterprises and the public sector in connection with all labour and social security law issues. He primarily specialises in the international deployment of personnel (secondment of staff, leasing of staff), the drafting of labour and employment law contracts and the implementation of restructuring measures as well as actions for protection against dismissal. Dr. Fausel furthermore advises numerous companies in the areas of works constitution law and collective bargaining law.

Dr. Michael R. Fausel is a speaker at numerous events organised by professional associations, educational institutions and companies on topics relating to labour and secondment law, and he is a permanent lecturer at the publishing house Dashöfer. He also acted as advisor to a Federal Ministry in the legislative process for reforming the German Personnel Leasing Act. He is the initiator of the secondment initiative “Arbeits-WELT-Recht” and was a supervisory board member of the auditing and tax consultancy firm Lehleiter + Partner AG.

Dr. Fausel speaks German, English, French and Spanish.


Dr. Michael R. Fausel regularly publishes specialist articles and lectures at numerous educational institutions on topics of (international) labour law, secondment law and social law.


Kanzleimonitor 2019 / 2020: Member of the TOP 20 of most recommended labour and employment lawyers in Germany

“Leading expert on labour and employment law” according to JUVE News, Online from 02 April 2020
Named in The Legal 500

Named in JUVE Handbuch 2019/2020 Wirtschaftskanzleien – Rechtsanwälte für Unternehmen (Commercial law firms – lawyers for companies)

Kanzleimonitor 2018 / 2019: Repeatedly recommended as lawyer for the field of labour and employment law


  • ILA – International Law Association
  • IBA – International Bar Association
  • AIJA – International Association of Young Lawyers
  • EELA – European Employment Lawyers Association
  • Tax & Legal Excellence
  • Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt
  • Deutscher Anwaltverein – Arbeitsgemeinschaft Arbeitsrecht