Volker Backs Of Counsel

Backs Volker


Lawyer, LL.M., specialist attorney for labor law, specialist attorney for intellectual property law

Areas of expertise

  • Labor and personnel
  • Trade and competition
  • Dispute resolution / litigation

Special sector knowledge

  • Industrials
  • Consumer
  • Technology, media & telecommunications


  • German
  • English

Brief biography

  • since 2018 Mazars Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH.
  • 1994 - 2017 BSK Attorneys at Law
  • 1994 - 2000 Legal counsel in housing companies, personnel manager
  • Studies and legal clerkship at the Ruhr-University Bochum and in Dresden


Volker Backs has been Of Counsel at Mazars since April 2018, focusing on labour law, in addition to intellectual property law. He was a partner in a medium-sized law firm in Dresden for many years, and previously worked as in-house counsel in various housing companies and most recently as head of human resources. He is a member of the board of the Saxony Bar Association and was a member of the Electronic Legal Transactions Committee at the German Federal Bar Association until the end of 2017.