Peter Winterhoff


Dipl.-Jur. (University of Göttingen)


Specialist lawyer for employment law

Specialist lawyer for tax law

Registered Pension Consultant (LG Erfurt)

Business mediator (IHK Essen)

Fields of work: Labor Law, Health Law and Senior Citizenship

Peter Winterhoff, born in 1952, has been an admitted lawyer since 1985 and since 1993 a specialist lawyer for employment law and a specialist lawyer for tax law.

From 2001 to 2002, he completed an apprenticeship as a business mediator at the RWTH Aachen University with a branch office in Essen. After completing this training, he received a certificate from the IHK Essen for successful training.

In 2008, lawyer Winterhoff was registered as a pension consultant in the legal services register at the Erfurt district court.

In 2010, Attorney Winterhoff was appointed lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt - Department of Economics and Transport - and regularly teaches "Social Security Law" for students of the elective "Human Resources".

Since 2013, lawyer Winterhoff heads the branch of lawyers Fachanwälte Schwirtzek Berlin in Erfurt.

He works primarily in all areas of employment law, both for employers and employees. A particular focus will be on the development of solutions related to the transition from working life to retirement for older workers.

He is the co-author of the process handbook "Processes of Employment", where he works on sections of the chapters from the initiation of the employment relationship to the content of the employment relationship to the change and termination of the employment relationship. In health law, he deals with problems of private and statutory health insurance law, - health prevention and rehabilitation as well as patient rights (living will and preventive power of attorney).

As a registered pension consultant, he deals with the law of senior citizens and understands it as the processing of all social security law issues with references to other areas of law as well as the design advice for pensions. Added to this is the inheritance law of succession regulations, from the draft will on the contract of inheritance to the transfer of property among the living of deaths. His tax training as part of the specialist tax training for tax law empowers him to include inheritance tax issues in the design consultancy.