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Band 4NetherlandsEurope 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

AKD acts for domestic and international clients on employment law disputes, restructurings and matters relating to immigration. The law firm is also adept at handling transactional employment topics. The team offers a particular focus on employment matters in the maritime industry. AKD advises on the protection of co-determination rights for workers in global companies and the establishment of new businesses in the Netherlands. It represents clients in employee misconduct claims.


The team is praised by one client for being "able to give business advice and a lot of insight."

Another appreciates that the team are "quick, business-oriented and never waste time but get straight to the point."

Work highlights

Assisted Questel with the employment law aspects of its acquisition of the Dutch companies of Novograaf.

Notable practitioners

Pieter Huys is a key point of contact for clients.

Department Information

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AKD's Employment & Pensions practice group encompasses a team of committed lawyers boasting comprehensive knowledge and experience. Where necessary, we work together with our colleagues from Tax, Corporate, Privacy and Administrative Law, enabling us to offer you a multidisciplinary solution at all times.

Our employment lawyers advise on and litigate cases involving employment contracts, dismissals, competition, confidentiality, collective labour agreements and employee participation, special employment relationships, transfer of undertaking, equal treatment, secondment, working hours, working conditions, minimum wage and other types of remuneration, holiday and leave, and more.

Our lawyers also assist employees in dismissal procedures. It is important that these procedures run smoothly, that the dismissal is justified, and that it is done under the best possible conditions. Our highly experienced employment lawyers will achieve the best possible result for you, in a way that is sharp, but fair.

We have teams specialising in flexible labour, fraud & compliance, global mobility, industrial relations, pensions, privacy and restructuring.


Huys, Pieter (Head of Department)

de Bruin, Jorn

Defaix, François

Folmer, Fleur

Kehrer-Bot, Christine

Krijgsman, Bas

Osinski, Luuk

Salomons, Max

Schneider, Pieter

Staudt, Conny

van de Laar, Henrike

Van der Stap, Ronald

Van der Voet, Gerdien

van Deursen, Myrthe

Van Mens, Hans

van Schaik, Lisanne

Van Schaik, Pascal

Van Winden-Spaans, Mariëlle

Voogt, Micha




The Edge

Gustav Mahlerlaan 2970


North Holland


1081 LA

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