Dr. Ulrich Teich
Dr. Ulrich Teich has been advising German and foreign companies in all matters affecting medium-size enterprises in the sectors of company law, commercial and distribution law and employment law for more than 20 years.
After studying law at the universities of Heidelberg, Oxford, Würzburg and obtaining his doctorate at Würzburg University, Dr. Ulrich Teich completed his practical legal training in Munich. He is admitted to the bar in Germany and has been a partner in various different law firms.
Dr. Ulrich Teich has been working as a lawyer for Schindhelm in Düsseldorf since the beginning of 2016.
A particular specialist area of his work involves advising foreign, primarily Chinese and other Asian companies and entrepreneurs during the foundation of a branch or the acquisition of a company in Germany. Over the last ten years, he has given advice on around 150 company foundations and participations at numerous locations throughout Germany.
The law on aliens, i.e. immigrants, is particularly important when it comes to applying for resident permits and work permits or even naturalisation, for managing directors, employees and their families.
One main feature today concerns the immigration of skilled workers under the new Skilled Immigration Act (Fachkräfteeinwanderungsgesetz, “FEG”), especially the “fast-track procedure for skilled workers” (beschleunigtes Fachkräfteverfahren). In close cooperation with partners in various different countries outside the EU, Dr. Teich undertakes the planning and processing of recruitment of skilled workers, primarily for the medical sector (nursing staff for hospitals and old people’s homes, etc.)
He also does extensive consultancy work for companies involved in projects in the sectors of climate protection, environmental law and renewable energy sources. This is based on cooperation with specialist engineering offices and leading engineering scientists in these sectors.
Dr. Teich is a member of the Schindhelm Asia Desk,
Founding member and long-standing board member of the German-Chinese Business Association (Deutsch-Chinesische Wirtschaftsvereinigung - DCW) in Cologne,
German Society for Waste Management (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Abfallwirtschaft, “DGAW”), Berlin, Member of the Working Group on Fundamental Issues of Resource Management (Arbeitskreis Grundsatzfragen der Ressourcenwirtschaft),
- Consultancy provided when establishing or taking over a company and for the subsequent running of the business to numerous foreign, primarily Chinese companies in the sectors of commerce and distribution, automotive, medical equipment, electronic products, telecommunications, etc.,
- Consultancy to medium-size enterprises specialising in projects in the sector of infrastructure, energy and the environment,
- He advises the INZIN Institute for the Future of Industrial Society established in Düsseldorf, a think tank in the area of resources and energy, where he is also working on ta project dedicated to a network of excellence in environmental management for North Rhine-Westphalia (Kompetenznetzwerk Umweltwirtschaft NRW – “KNUW”),
- Cooperation aimed at the recruitment, placement and immigration of nursing staff with domestic and foreign cooperation partners and with university, municipal and church providers of hospitals, old people’s homes, etc.